Small Bar Snippets continue…

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In our continuing efforts to seek out great spots to have a drink and a good time, today we bring to you a couple of outstanding small bars – Ezra Pound and The Bird - these are not places that serve gourmet food delights, but are places to chill and ...

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The Nookery Café

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Recently we spent a couple of days in Margaret River visiting the Dowager FWO.  On the way down we stopped for lunch at Woody Nook at Wilyabrup. This little vineyard has been around quite a while and has a pleasant little café/restaurant attached.  ...

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Talijancich Wines

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This small producer in the Swan Valley turns out some marvellous fortified wines but also some impressive table wines, notably a relatively rare variety for WA, the Spanish grape, Graciano. The tasting room has shifted from the winery shed to a ...

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Jerry Fraser at Lot 20

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Bon vivant and oyster shucker extraordinaire, Jerry Fraser www.oystershucker.com.au  has landed at Lot 20 displaying his array of oysters, his shucking skills and his repartee each Wednesday from 3pm and on Friday from midday and we couldn’t be ...

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Moghul Chicken Curry

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Recently while lunching at Haweli in Northbridge my thoughts turned, as they often do, to curry recipes. Each year we host a curry night for family on Christmas Eve – so I need to keep my hand in before cooking up a storm for that looming ...

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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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