We would really like to thank every one of our amazing Beer Day Out sponsors too - great people, great prizes. Here they are, in no particular order:
1. AKIBA 40 Bunda St, Canberra. Call (02) 6162 0602
A restaurant for the people. Focusing on Australia's position in the Asia region, it brings "˜New Asian' cuisine to Canberra. Creative dishes with pan-Asian flavours in a modern venue with steel and recycled wood finishes.
2. CAFE WOODWORKS 22 Malbon St, Bungendore. Call 02 6238 1688.
A great place to visit no matter the occasion. Whether it is morning tea, lunch or a quick cup of coffee we will cater to you. Our vast, seasonal menu offers some of the region's best fresh produce; hand-crafted by our chefs and served by our team of friendly and accommodating wait staff.
3. CHERRYRIPE BRASSERIE 2 Watson Place, Watson. Call (02) 6255 6965
Bringing you creative dishes using the freshest ingredients sourced from local gardens.
"Lulled by the sultry waves of music by Ella Fitzgerald and Frank Sinatra (no Edith Piaf), we happily relaxed after stuffing ourselves silly"¦a pretty yum looking dessert menu and, although we couldn't fit it in, we saw a sorbet and mars bar cheesecake"¦"
4. THIRST 20 West Row, Melbourne Building. Call (02) 6257 0700
Combining wonderfully complex, aromatic and exotic flavours of modern Thai food with local ingredients and modern techniques "“ all our curry pastes and sauces are hand-made in house.
5. LISA RICHARDS
Take a workshop with this internationally acclaimed recording artist, singer and songwriter with 22 years of experience teaching voice, guitar and song writing in New York City, Austin Texas and Australia.
She's a huge fan of EveryMan and her sixth CD, A Light From the Other Side, has just been released with awesome reviews from ABC's Lucky Oceans (ABC) and Rhythms Music Magazine.