Chomp 68

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In the Bassendean shopping centre complex, Chomp 68 is a largely Chinese influenced restaurant, although it also serves a number of other Asian dishes – Mee Goreng, Laksa, Rendang to name but a few. The dining space is airy, well-lit, nicely set ...

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Young Gun of Wine Uncut – 2018

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The Young Gun of Wine awards celebrate and showcase new wine labels and young winemakers making a name for themselves. To find the best of those a series of Uncut events take place around Australia with a Top 50 to be announced in April next year, ...

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Jus Burgers

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We were recently invited to Jus Burgers – just across the street from the Subiaco rail station – to try their latest release – burgers made from a plant based patty which was said to have the same texture and taste as ground beef. The US based Beyond ...

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Grand Central Hotel

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The pub at the corner of Helena Street and Great Eastern Highway in Midland has had many incarnations over the years, some more successful than others. With new owners and a do-over it has been reborn as the Grand Central – in a salute to the railway ...

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Gourmet Village – 2018

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The Gourmet Village is part of the Margaret River Gourmet Escape Festival, and ran over two days at Leeuwin Estate Winery. Over 40 wineries, breweries and distilleries, as well as dozens of artisan producers of cakes, tea, coffee, sauces, chocolate ...

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Lido revisited

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Lido, long-time resident in William Street has changed sides of the road – moving across next to Bar 399 to much smaller premises and a smaller menu to boot. It has also lost its liquor licence in the move and is now strictly BYO. The waiters are ...

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Not your average Standard

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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 indeed each Monday is Hawker Monday with a new ...

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Alex Hotel Lobby Bar

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The little coffee bar off the lobby of the Alex Hotel has recently made the move to include wine and other drinks on its offerings, along with a selection of food. Quite a small area, it has a communal table to one end with large lantern lights above ...

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Native Wine @ Henry Summer

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A festival of natural, organic, biodynamic and minimal intervention wine from Western Australian producers at Northbridge garden bar, Henry Summer, on Saturday, attracted an enthusiastic crowd to sample over 50 wines from around 20 wineries, meet and ...

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The Point Bar and Grill Melbourne Cup Event

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The Point Bar and Grill, on the river at Point Fraser, held a Melbourne Cup event on Tuesday – and what a show it was. Combining with the stunning views from the venue across the river we had free flowing champagne and a seafood buffet of ...

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