Birthday at Balthazar!


Balthazar, located in Perth’s best Art Deco building, the Lawson Apartments, has, since being taken on by Emma and Dan from Northbridge bar, No Mafia, and with award winning young chef, Skye Faithfull, on board, become one of Perth’s best eating ...

Read More »

Impressive Cuisine


An impressive name and reasonably good food to go with it at this small restaurant in Newcastle Street that has changed from Chinese influenced cuisine to that of Malaysia. Friendly staff greeted us when we dropped by for lunch during the week – and ...

Read More »

Return to Kappys


As anyone who has read this blog before would know, Kappys, just a short stroll from our house in Guildford, is one of our regular dining spots – always sure of a warm welcome and very good food in this converted cottage on Swan Street. They have ...

Read More »

Shoe Bar and Cafe


Went along to check out the newly opened Yagan Square during the week – an impressive addition to the CBD, opening up Northbridge and the city – and stopped into Shoe Bar and Café which spreads over two levels – on the ground it has a pleasant ...

Read More »

Taste Great Southern 2018


There is so much going on in WA over the next month with Taste Great Southern 2018 an absolute highlight – a celebration of the food, wine, produce and natural attractions of the Great Southern region, this festival officially runs from 8th to 25th ...

Read More »

Faber Vineyard Harvest Seafood Barbecue


Faber, one the best of the many Swan Valley wineries, held a celebration to mark harvest over the long weekend, with a seafood barbeque as its centre point – along with the wines of course. Tables and chairs were set up behind the tasting room under ...

Read More »

Perth Night Noodle Market – 2018

The Night Noodle Market which has proved so popular over the past couple of years is on again from 16 to 25 March as part of Good Food Month in Perth. Each night Elizabeth Quay, with free entry, will be transformed into an Asian Hawker style ...

Read More »

Choo Choos revisited!


We always enjoy a drink at Choo Choos, the relaxed and laid back bar in the basement of Brookfield Place – it is a casual and welcoming place and the very epitome of a small bar – it is very small, long and narrow with rough concrete walls, air ...

Read More »

Good Food Month 2018

Marco Pierre White portrait[1]

Well March is almost upon us, and the Fringe and summer are drawing to a close, but Perth still has Good Food Month ahead – always something to anticipate. Perth is set to be set ablaze by a series of exciting culinary and sensory ...

Read More »

Movin’ Melvin Brown!


It was rock and roll heaven last night at the Perth Town Hall – under the soaring wooden ceilings songwriter, singer, dancer, showman, Movin’ Melvin Brown brought the legendary father of rock n roll Chuck Berry to life. In a satiny red suit he tap ...

Read More »