Wine Store at Lalla Rookh

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Lalla Rookh located downstairs at 77 St Georges Terrace also has a great little wine store/bar attached to it – this can be entered off Sherwood Court or through the dining area in the main restaurant. The food from the menu in the restaurant is also ...

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The Cheese Barrel

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We were tootling back down Great Northern Highway one afternoon from a meeting when we had a sudden hankering for a spot of cheese and wine...so... The Cheese Barrel is adjacent to the tasting room and cellars at Olive Farm, in the Swan ...

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John Kosovich Wines

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Founded in 1922, John Kosovich wines is one of the oldest wineries in the Swan Valley – and the oldest still run by the founding family- it has been turning out wines of great quality over an extended period, and simply exceptional fortified wines. ...

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The Boulevard

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We dropped into the Boulevard on our way to a school concert – to have a quick meal and a steadying snifter before the show got underway at Churchlands High School concert hall. Our daughter is the music teacher at a northern suburbs primary ...

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Zucchini tart with leeks, red onions and capers

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I was searching around for something to cook for Lady FWO after a hard day at work (her, not me!) – I hadn’t been shopping so had a gander to see what was in the fridge and pantry. I found a couple of nice zucchini, a leek and a red onion. So what to ...

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Boatshed Restaurant

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Lady FWO and a bevy of beauties toddled off to the Boatshed Restaurant in South Perth yesterday where they had booked a table for the Melbourne Cup lunch held in support of Ros Worthington's fundraiser for Breast Cancer Care WA. My role in the ...

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WACA & Delaware North

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Charlie Watts, me and Lady FWO headed down to the WACA on Friday - it was the first day of the new Sheffield season; WA were playing Tasmania; Charlie Watts was there to watch a bit of cricket; and Lady FWO and I had been invited, as long term ...

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Caversham House

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Set on the banks of the Swan River, Caversham House is perhaps best known as a wedding venue. Many Perth couples have celebrated their wedding day in the gardens and function rooms at this historic spot. The original house was built in the 1830’s but ...

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Fish Barbeque

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Spring seems to have well and truly sprung….and so a young man’s fancy turns to…well I am not sure anymore…but a seasoned chap’s fancy turns to such delights as barbeques…sitting in our courtyard sipping one afternoon Lady FWO determined that I ...

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Upper Reach Winery

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I have been going to Upper Reach since Laura and Derek Pearse first opened in the mid 1990s. In the early days the tasting was done in the corner of the winery shed. Over the years this has been developed to include a restaurant (Broads), a dedicated ...

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