East Perth’s Blackbird!

We hadn’t been to Blackbird for some time, but were in East Perth one evening and with the rain staying away looked for somewhere for an early dinner by the water – and so there we were –alongside Claisebrook where it flows into a small lake surrounded on one side by lawn and the other apartments, walking paths, and a couple of ...

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The Coonawarra Roadshow

The Coonawarra Tasting Roadshow was in town on the weekend – held at the East Fremantle Yacht Club, with sensational views across the Swan to complement the fabulous wines on display. With around 18 ...

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My Bayon

My Bayon, Cambodian food vendors and stall holders at Fremantle Markets, have opened an outlet in Perth – taking over a William Street spot that has had a number of incarnations in recent years. A bit ...

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Deuts Bootles on ice

Taste Champagne 2017

The 4th iteration of this much anticipated annual event was extended to include Perth (and Canberra) this year – and we were lucky enough to be invited along to the Trade and Media exhibition in the ...

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I thought if it is good enough for a well-known “old media” restaurant reviewer to write up a place on a remote hilltop in Italy it should be fine for me to write about a place some Perth people may ...

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Moana Coffee

Upstairs in the Moana Chambers building in the Hay Street Mall is Moana Coffee a funky little coffee shop with a balcony overlooking the mall below with tables and chairs, a small indoor space is also ...

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Fromage Artisans

In the basement of the old WA Club building on the Terrace is a new destination for the cheese lovers of Perth – Fromage Artisans. Designed as both a place to try the many cheeses on offer, paired ...

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Returning to Ria after some time we found the food as good as always – they are among the more authentic of the Malay style dining rooms in Perth, and are perpetually busy with people lined up at the ...

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squid dumplings

Metro Bar and Bistro

Part of the Adina Hotel and Perth Convention Centre complex in Mounts Bay Road, Metro Bar and Bistro is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner each day, or just for a casual drink or coffee. It also ...

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