21st Amendment

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In the shopping square area in Newcastle Street across the road from Duende, 21st Amendment – the name taken from the 1933 amendment to the US Constitution that repealed Prohibition – has recently opened in Leederville and we were invited along to ...

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Manise Cafe revisited

Satay

A great little restaurant up towards Brisbane Street in William, Manise turns out excellent East Indonesian food. It is a small space and very popular – as well as the printed menu there are black boarded daily specials which are worth trying ...

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Swan Valley Reds – Shiraz or Cabernet

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The Swan Valley is home to some outstanding red wines – on the Swan Valley website I discuss the differences between those made from Cabernet Sauvignon and Shiraz – have a look and let me know what your preference is – Cabernet or Shiraz? Or ...

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Wines of While

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For some time I have been anticipating the opening of this wine bar and wine shop which is a salute to, and celebration of, natural wine, organic wine, biodynamic wine, and just generally great wine. The laborious process that they have been ...

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Taste Champagne 2018!

Taste Champagne

Taste Champagne returns this year – 2017 saw the first time this iconic Champagne event, hosted by Australia’s leading expert on champagne and sparkling wine, Tyson Stelzer, was held in Perth – this time at Beaumonde on the Point, looking over the ...

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Yefsi

Briam

Yefsi is a newly opened Greek influenced restaurant located at the foot of the Attika Hotel and apartment complex in Newcastle Street – a little West of Lake Street. A relatively stark dining area it is brightened up with blue and white tiles and ...

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Perth Royal Show Food Awards – Bread and Pastry

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Part of the Perth Royal Food Awards of the Royal Agricultural Society of WA, the Bread and Pastry Awards are designed to showcase the best of Western Australian produce, to reward excellence, encourage producers and increase consumer awareness of the ...

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Willing Coffee

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Opened on the weekend, Willing Coffee in the storefront of the new apartments in Terrace Road, is a small attractive coffee shop serving excellent coffee, with cakes and slices and granola to ease the hunger pangs. They will soon be also serving up ...

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Little Guildford – Winter Menu

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Little Guildford, on the burgeoning Terrace Road/Swan Street eating and drinking strip, has recently introduced its new winter menu. A week ago, along with a group of foodies and Guildford locals, we were invited along to sample the dishes on ...

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Bright Tank Brewing

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Another brewery has opened in town! In East Perth, on Brown Street, it is a relatively small, narrow space - tables and chairs centrally located and with a high bench and stools adjacent to these looking onto the steel brewing tanks – all in all it ...

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