Maya Masala


The other day I had ordered thali at an Indian restaurant in East Perth - it was quite good, but I remembered some I had before at Maya Masala in Northbridge so, Lady FWO in tow, I headed into town to reacquaint myself. The restaurant is a ...

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Tiger Tiger


Tiger Tiger is a coffee shop/café that also serves wine and beer without a meal - one of the places that arose out of the last Labor government’s reform of liquor licensing laws. Anyway Tiger Tiger is a funky little spot in one of the alley ways ...

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Wines of the week


2010 Galafrey Mount Barker Dry Land Reserve Riesling While the 2014 vintage of this wine won gold at the last Qantas Wine Show, I had the pleasure of opening a bottle of the 2010 the other night. What a great wine and it shows the cellaring ...

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Louis Baxters


Lady FWO is often in and around Subiaco for meetings and can be found between meetings enjoying a coffee whilst industriously working on her laptop. The area around the Subiaco train station is one of her favoured destinations, with offices, ...

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The George


The George in the Terrace has an outside sitting area on the footpath which seems to be very popular; inside is a large, nicely furnished and equipped open and airy space which serves as the bar and casual eating area, while towards the back, fenced ...

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Lamont’s Bishops House


The outdoor Garden Lounge at Bishops House is a delightful oasis in the midst of a bustling city. Surrounded on three sides by glass and concrete monoliths, the artificial grass, the lounge chairs, Chesterfield, stools and tables, lights strung ...

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Brotzeit is a Singapore based franchise aimed at providing authentic Bavarian style food, along with German beer, in a contemporary setting - and they have recently arrived in Perth. Located at 140 William Street which is quickly becoming a go to ...

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Grill and Chill


After leaving the Little Girl Giant to snooze in her chair in Wellington Square on Friday, we wandered up Bennet Street looking for a place to have lunch. Grill and Chill is in a building that used to house, I think a Vietnamese restaurant - the name ...

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The Gaya


Gaya is in an arcade off Kearnes Crescent in Applecross and labels itself as serving Korean fusion cuisine. We dropped by recently to see what it was all about. The only exposure to Korean food we have had in the past is the ubiquitous Korean ...

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Pepper Wine Bar


Pepper, in Canning Highway Applecross, has an excellent wine list - it is not extensive but contains some wonderful wines, and a good cross section of varieties, regions and countries. It shows thoughtful construction and a commitment to ...

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