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Ottoman Cuisine: Balloons of Empire

We celebrate things in many ways. We throw parties with drinks and music, put on special displays of skill, or create something to commemorate the moment. But through all this, one of the universal symbols of celebration is a balloon. … Continue reading

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Name that drink (correctly this time)

Name: Playground Martini & Tapas Bar Address: 25 Garema Place, Canberra, ACT Ph: 02 6262 7171 Website: facebook.com/25GaremaPlace    “The only American invention as perfect as a sonnet.” It is rare to find such a ideal quotation in the opening paragraph of a Wikipedia … Continue reading

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The need for speed

Name: Ka: Sushi Ramen Address: Shop 3, 121 Marcus Clarke Street. Canberra City, 2601 Ph: 02 6247 1477 Website: http://www.kasushiramen.com.au Hours: Monday – Saturday, 11am-9pm.   There’s nothing new about fast food. People have always wanted decent food quickly, and … Continue reading

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Vive la Revolution!

Name: Ardeche Address: 222 City Walk, City Centre, 2602 Ph: 02 6230 4800 Website: http://www.ardeche-restaurant.net.au Hours: Monday to Saturday, Lunch: 11:30pm – 2pm. Dinner: 5:30pm – Late Two hundred and twenty two years ago the people of Paris stormed a … Continue reading

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Not quite Puccini

Name: La Scala Address: Garema Place, Canberra City 2601 Ph: 02 6248 8338 Hours: Lunch, Monday to Friday: 12pm – 2pm; Dinner, 7 Days: 6pm – 10pm I like opera. With people standing on lush, beautiful sets singing soaring melodies … Continue reading

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The next level

Name: Wig & Pen Address: Canberra House Arcade, Alinga St, Canberra. Ph: 02 6248 0171 Web: http://www.wigandpen.com.au Hours: Weekdays: 12pm – late; Weekends: 2.30pm – late I like beer. And, let’s face it, I don’t think I’m alone in this. … Continue reading

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Taverna all over

Name: O Stratos Greek Taverna Address: 9 Lonsdale St, Braddon, ACT Phone: (02) 6257 8200 Hours: Tue-Fri 12pm-2:30pm, 6pm-9:30pm; Sat 6pm-9:30pm There are a few staples of the restaurant scene, places that you find reproduced across the country. There’s the … Continue reading

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