Principal Brewing Company

The Principal in Midland, situated in renovated and historic school buildings opposite Midland Gate is a pretty attractive place. Outside and to one side a beer garden, inside the front doors the restaurant dining room, and down a corridor to an open and well-lit bar and informal dining area. They have also installed a wine shop since last we ...

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The Standard – a Northbridge classic

One of the best bars around - but more than a bar the Standard has an entrancing garden area at the back and the kitchen turns out some of the best food you could wish for – it has an Asian twist and ...

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SITTELLA – a Swan Valley Essential

On a sunny spring day we took advantage of the wonderful weather and sat outside on the expansive veranda looking over the grounds of this quite picturesque spot to the gazebo at the edge of a small ...

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A Garden of Indian Delights – Chakra

My love affair with Indian cuisine has been longstanding and I have been hankering for a taste over the past few weeks, so combined with a voucher given to me by Wines and Books as a birthday present, ...

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A Malay surprise in Midland

It is interesting to pop into a local pub and find that along with the "normal" pub meals you would expect - burgers, parmis, fish n chips and the like- there is a Malay food selection but there was ...

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Rusty Old Boat

Taking the place of Jezebelle in Guildford is fish and chip, wine and beer spot, the Rusty Old Boat. Inside the place has been remade – opened up, much lighter than before, with the front counter ...

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Over the next month or so three outstanding events for all wine lovers loom. From champagne tasting on the river, food and wine events in Perth's Swan Valley and a weekend of winetasting in Subiaco, ...

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