Los Bravos

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I have to admit I never knew there was a music genre, Spanish Surf Rock, but there is and it is the music sound track of choice at the latest venture from Emma Ferguson and Dan Morris, the operators of two of my favourite places in the city – No ...

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Tom’s Kitchen at Fairbrossen

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Fairbrossen’s café has been re-jigged since last I went along and is now operating as Tom’s Kitchen and has more of a restaurant feel – as far as the menu is concerned – than before – but it is still a casual and family friendly spot – and retains ...

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QT Perth Rooftop Bar

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Perth’s newest luxury hotel, on the corner of Barrack and Murray, has the city’s highest rooftop bar – with stunning views across the Swan River, the CBD skyline, north towards Northbridge and east to the hills and Swan Valley – and along with a well ...

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Shy John

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The latest arrival in Yagan Square is an interesting mix – a brewery and yum cha place; Shy John spread over two levels is named for John Pong Shying, apparently Australia’s first Chinese settler. Located on the northern side of the square in and ...

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Get fortified in the Valley

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The Swan Valley produces some of the best fortified wine in Australia – and which is essential drinking for any wine lover. Read all about it in my latest story posted on the Swan Valley website – and then get out and about and try some for ...

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Entwined in the Valley

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The Swan Valley’s own festival of food, wine, music and art returns over four days from Tuesday October 4th until Sunday October 7th, at venues across the Valley. Around 50 events will be staged across the 4 days of festivities, with about ...

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Meat and Wine Co – Perth

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The front bar of the Palace Hotel, at the corner of St Georges Terrace and William Street, was a popular hang out in my younger days and it was a great disappointment when the old place was sold off to become a haven for dodgy dealers and rip off ...

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Inglewood Monday Night Markets

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The popular Monday Night Markets in Inglewood return for 2018 on Monday September 24th and run every Monday night (except for Christmas Eve and New Year Eve) until April 29th next year. 50 to 60 vendors are expected each night, and as well many of ...

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Chakra revisited!

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We were invited, recently, to Chakra the innovative Indian restaurant in Inglewood which opened about 15 months ago and which has built up a strong following; Chakra is somewhat different to most of the Indian places around town with its emphasis on ...

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The Palace Arcade

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Well it is different…..having a few minutes to spare while waiting for a bus we dropped into Palace Arcade bar – where once was my favourite wine bar/Macedonian restaurant, the Court Wine Bar, and more recently Dominion League. Now the place ...

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