A new dining experience at the Mtu dining centre in Canberra has left one mum with a first impression.
A woman was visiting the dining centre with her two children when she was approached by a man who handed her a plate of food and a bottle of water.
“He was a little bit nervous, but he seemed genuinely excited about the experience,” Ms Kelly said.
“We both looked at each other and we just smiled, like, ‘Oh, we’re so happy to see you’,” she said.
Ms Kelly said she was very surprised to discover how quickly she could make friends with the man.
“I’m like, oh my God, he’s not even an Australian.
He’s just like us,” she said, with tears welling up in her eyes.”
His name was John and he’s an Australian.”‘
It’s like family’Ms Kelly, who is originally from Australia, said she had met Mr Johnston about six months ago when she first visited the centre.
“It’s just amazing.
It’s just a great place to go to and it’s such a small place and we had such a good time,” she explained.”
The staff are very welcoming and the food is delicious.
I’m really glad I’m going back.”‘
Very, very, very happy’After her first visit, Ms Kelly has been visiting again with her family, and says she’s very grateful to be back in Canberra.
“When I’m in the city, it’s always so busy.
I’ve never been in Canberra before, but I’m so happy that I can be here again,” she added.
Topics:food-and-beverage,cafe-foods,dining-andres-strait-islander,australiaFirst posted February 16, 2020 12:01:25More stories from Northern Territory