Chocolateria San Churro – Midland


Newly opened at Midland Gate, and in a prime position at the corner of Great Eastern Highway and Cale Street, San Churro offers a range of decadent looking chocolate based drinks, coffee, ice-cream and churros – the South American equivalent of a ...

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Tasik, in an old house in Aberdeen Street, has been around for a while now, serving up authentic Indonesian food in the heart of Northbridge. It has a number of rooms where you can find yourself a spot to eat, as well as a covered outdoor area ...

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Brew Shack


Just around the corner from Bussell Highway in the centre of Margaret River we found the best coffee in town. There is no shortage of coffee spots around, but this little place certainly has thrown down the gauntlet to the others. It is ...

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We went along to Chatters in Midland for lunch a couple of days ago and were very pleasantly surprised. Self-described as serving unpretentious, authentic and affordable Asian cuisine in a relaxed and comfortable environment, on walking in it ...

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The Flour Factory


The Flour Factory recently re-opened after a short hiatus while it was being rejigged –expanded to incorporate what was a gallery along the entrance walk and is now an attractive bar area – heavy wooden tables (apparently a couple of jarrah trees ...

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World Oyster Day


Well World Oyster Day (August 5) has been and gone, and I, along with a couple of friends, celebrated the wondrous mollusc at Lot 20, with Jerry Fraser. We went along around midday before the hordes descended later in the day and found a spot ...

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Chapels on Whatley


Lady FWO and I set off Saturday afternoon for Swallow Bar in Maylands only to find they are having a break, so it was closed. Happily we were able to score the last available table at Chapels, just along from the bar, settled in, ordered a glass of ...

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Olive Farm Wines


Olive Farm is the oldest winery in WA; for many years located in South Guildford, the move to the Swan Valley came around 2007, to a stunning purpose built, and architecturally award winning, winery in Millendon. The Yurisich’s make a great ...

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King and I


Recently, Lady FWO and I went, accompanied by the newly weds, our daughter and son-in-law, to the Thai restaurant, King and I, in Guildford. In what was an old house - the main dining area is quite large, and there are other rooms off the main ...

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Royal Seafood


It seems increasingly difficult to find anywhere in Northbridge for lunch on a Monday – those places that do actually open their doors on the first day of the working week seem to only do so later in the day. It was that which drew us to the Royal ...

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