Pinoy Fiesta

An interesting restaurant in Midland, Pinoy Fiesta is not much to look at – fairly sparse and barren décor, but certainly friendly owners and the food – Filipino style – is definitely value for money. One main is more than enough for two and the prices reinforce the value. We dropped by for lunch a few days ago; it wasn’t that busy but as ...

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In Canberra recently for a short stay and in between work I managed to re-acquaint myself with snappy little bar, Temporada which I last visited over a year ago. On that occasion I was excited and ...

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Raising Riesling 2016

One of my favourite wine events is looming – Raising Riesling for 2016. A celebration of the Rieslings of the Great Southern (the premier Riesling producing area of Australia), you will get to taste ...

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Morries – Margaret River

Morries is one of the go-to places in Margaret River town ship; the food always good, and very different from run of the mill; well put together wine list, and helpful, welcoming waiters. And it is ...

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Bar Rochford – Canberra

Upstairs in the Melbourne Building Bar Rochford is a very impressive addition to the Canberra bar scene – on a recent trip to the national capital I spotted the somewhat inconspicuous sign and up the ...

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Riverbank Estate Winery and Restaurant

With the beautiful sounds of Cathrine Summers and her band we recently spent a leisurely day celebrating our daughter’s birthday at one the Swan Valley’s best restaurants – Riverbank Estate. Set among ...

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Oakover Grounds

We hadn’t been to Oakover for some time and with a couple of visitors from Victoria looking for a casual place to eat in the Swan Valley, we decided it was just the spot. It is a rustic sort of place, ...

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Bangkok Brothers

Bangkok Brothers in James Street has replaced a Chinese restaurant just along and across the road from the Brass Monkey. It is deceptively large – at the front an area which acts as a coffee shop/café ...

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We had read a lot about, and seen some great Instagram pics of, Tiisch and thought it just the place to go for our Melbourne Cup lunch. In Milligan Street, just across from what was the Old Melbourne ...

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