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Morks Restaurant, Kingston Foreshore

20 Jul

There are a few restaurants where I’m asked, “Have you been to such and such yet?” or someone presses, “You HAVE to go there?” followed by, “When are you going to review it?”

But there is one restaurant which is mentioned to me more than any other.

It is Morks.

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Outback Jack’s, Belconnen

18 May

I don’t expect Outback Jack’s in Belconnen Mall to be packed, but it’s so busy on a Friday night that we’re told there’s no table for at least another hour. If so many couples, friends and families are convinced, we’ve got to check it out, so we schedule in lunch the next day.

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L’Artista, Belconnen

8 May

Zeffirelli’s on Chandler Street in Belconnen was an institution – but one of those that we took for granted as always being there, and never really frequented. It turns out a few people must’ve taken it for granted, because it closed down back in February. For months we’ve been wondering what – if anything – would fill the big space it left. The answer is L’Artista.

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Dickson Dumpling House

10 Apr

You might’ve thought I’d had my fill of dumplings in the last post, but how can anyone ever have enough dumplings? The day after enjoying dumplings at Shanghai Dumpling Cafe, we head to Dickson Dumpling House for a direct comparison.

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Shanghai Dumpling Cafe, Civic

9 Apr

Everyone I know seems to be a bit dumpling-crazy at the moment – and why not? Dumplings are great! If there are suggestions that we might be going out for dumplings, no one needs to convince me to come along.

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How to have the best Brodburger experience

21 Mar

The name ‘Brodburger’ evokes high expectations whether you’ve been going there for years or whether it’s your first time: its reputation precedes it.

This is your guide to having the best Brodburger experience. You’re welcome.

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A. Baker Redux

20 Mar

The last time I went to A. Baker, I was disappointed. It was a few days after they opened, and while I’m willing to forgive teething issues, it’s hard to feel confident about a venue that misses the basics. I didn’t think I’d be back for a long time.

It’s now more than six months later. I went back.

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