Opened only a week ago in Hay Street, up towards Milligan Street, Malaya is an impressive new entrant into the cuisine of SE Asia. Up a small flight of steps is a large, open, well-lit space with clean, modern lines, and some striking wall murals on the far wall. Unlicensed for the moment, but they were quick to supply ice buckets and ...

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No Mafia and Brave New Wine

The sometimes edgy but always excellent wines of Denmark- based producer, Brave New Wine were the centrepiece of lunch yesterday at No Mafia, my pick for the best small bar of 2016. Hosted by ...

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Stage Bar and Kitchen

Stage Bar and Kitchen is part of the recently opened boutique hotel, Peppers, in Wellington Street – just across the road from the Kings Square development. The small dining area and bar adjacent to ...

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In town in the break between Christmas and New Year we headed over to Northbridge for a quick lunch – however very few places were open; but we were sure Sorrento would be so walked a little further ...

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We went along this week with a couple of Gooseberry Hill friends for lunch at Embers in Railway Road – part of a little shopping centre which includes one of the best liquor stores in Perth for local ...

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The Chippery and Co.

The Chippery in William Street in the back part of an old bank building – still retaining the Chubb safe-room where once upon a time all the goodies were locked away – is a gourmet fish and chip shop ...

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Arirang Korean Barbeque

We dropped in a week or so ago for dinner after an afternoon of wine tasting in town – I hadn’t been before, but was certainly satisfied enough to return again. On entering you definitely pick up the ...

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2016……looking back

As I open a bleary eye at the New Year, my thoughts have turned to the best of food and drink and such in the year gone by, and so a few thoughts and impressions. Best restaurant Well here I am ...

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Conveniently (for me), Italian restaurant Prego is situated just across Cambridge Street in Floreat from a bus stop and was the venue for a pre-Christmas lunch with a couple mates. And knowing them ...

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