Friday Drinks with the FWO


Oops, after forgetting to send a list of recommendations out last week, this should make up for it! Arlewood 2014 La Bratta Another excellent wine from Margaret River's Arlewood. 2014 La Bratta is a mix of Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Touriga ...

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Back at Padburys


Padbury’s is the closest restaurant to our house in Guildford so we get along reasonably often and last night, as the weather turned cool, but without rain, we walked down for dinner. It was comfortable and warm inside as we took up a seat in the ...

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Edgecombe Brothers – revisit


After a lunchtime meal at another winery we were tempted to stop in at Edgecombe Brothers in Henley Brook for dessert – and of course a glass of wine and coffee to finish our dining experience. It is a rustic café with outdoor areas under the ...

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A group of us went along to Circa for a byo lunch on Friday – they are licenced but also allow you to bring your own for a small corkage fee. The restaurant is long and narrow on two levels on Beaufort Street in Mt Lawley and terms itself a ...

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Harvey Leighs


A fabulous new entrant into the Perth food and drink scene, Harvey Leigh’s has sprung up in place of Enriques on Beaufort Street, Highgate. A wine bar, bistro and wine store it is the brainchild of noted sommelier Dan Wegener and will be joined in ...

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Szechwan Zen


Szechwan Zen, previously located in the shopping square up the top of William Street, has moved to new premises in Newcastle Street – a place that until recently housed Malay restaurant, Impressive Cuisine. The new place is smaller than before and ...

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The King and I – Thai food in Guildford


The King and I is a short walk from our place in Guildford and is found in an old house that has been turned into quite a pleasant and attractive dining space – with some of the rooms towards the rear available for private parties – the waiters, ...

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Friday drinks with the FWO


A few more suggestions…. Each Other’s Wine Company Frankland Rosé An impressive rosé. Made from Semillon and Tempranillo by Dan Wegener and Jo Perry. Each Other’s Wine Company Frankland rosé has a lovely apricot hue. A little funkiness on ...

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Northbridge Brewing Company


Each year the Northbridge Brewing Company (and its sister outlet, Whitfords Brewing Company in the northern suburbs) holds a chilli festival over a week in June. Both establishments offer a range of chilli influenced food – and hold competitions as ...

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Friday Drinks with the FWO


After a week off for the long weekend, another selection of wines for your enjoyment…. 2017 Fourth Wave Wines See No Evil Rosé Coolly elegant rosé from Fourth Wave Wines in the Riverland. Pale salmon hue, aromas of cherries and rose petals. ...

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