Rice Baby

Rice Baby, as the names suggests is an Asian themed restaurant, the food a mix of Chinese and Malay – with an emphasis on dumplings, but myriad other choices. We dropped in for lunch mid-week sitting inside rather than in the al fresco area and with a bottle of French rosé, settled in to await our food. Knowing from previous visits that the ...

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Munchy Monk

After something of a hiatus towards the end of 2019, I am back with a bit to catch up – so over the next week or so I will be posting some from late last year along with others I have visited in the ...

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Pickled Mussels

That was 2019……..

Well 2019 is done and dusted and I thought I would give a sample of what stood out for me over the past 12 months looking at restaurants, bars, pubs, wines and more…so here goes my top ten. Of ...

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Wok Master – Northbridge

Had lunch recently at Wok Master a Hunan style Chinese restaurant in Lake Street, Northbridge – it is obviously popular from the crowd there and the size and value of the dishes make it clear ...

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Recipes to Remember

Following on the success of the launch of Roast to Remember last year, Community Vision’s fundraising campaign for people living with dementia, the Shoe Bar and Café hosted Recipes to Remember during ...

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Back at Manise

Manise, up the top end of William Street, near the mosque, serves up excellent East Indonesian food, at very low prices. There is a small printed menu, with black boarded specials –and they often ...

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seafood bites

Lions and Tigers

Last year I had my best meal of the year very early on in January. This year I think the wait has been till October, and unlikely to be bettered in the next couple of months, with my visit to Lions ...

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reuben croquettes

Seasonal Brewing Co

Adding to the dining and drinking options in the rapidly growing Maylands precinct is the Seasonal Brewing Company in Guildford Road. A micro-brewery and pub it has an al fresco area at the front ...

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Small Talk

From the same stable as the Miss Chow’s dumpling houses, Small Talk is a Japanese influenced casual izakaya-style bar on the ground floor of what was once the Telstra building in Stirling Street, but ...

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