Meat and Wine Co – Perth

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The front bar of the Palace Hotel, at the corner of St Georges Terrace and William Street, was a popular hang out in my younger days and it was a great disappointment when the old place was sold off to become a haven for dodgy dealers and rip off ...

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Inglewood Monday Night Markets

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The popular Monday Night Markets in Inglewood return for 2018 on Monday September 24th and run every Monday night (except for Christmas Eve and New Year Eve) until April 29th next year. 50 to 60 vendors are expected each night, and as well many of ...

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Chakra revisited!

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We were invited, recently, to Chakra the innovative Indian restaurant in Inglewood which opened about 15 months ago and which has built up a strong following; Chakra is somewhat different to most of the Indian places around town with its emphasis on ...

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The Palace Arcade

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Well it is different…..having a few minutes to spare while waiting for a bus we dropped into Palace Arcade bar – where once was my favourite wine bar/Macedonian restaurant, the Court Wine Bar, and more recently Dominion League. Now the place ...

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The Perth Royal Show Wine Awards – 2018

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The Perth Royal Wine Awards, the premier wine show in WA, have been announced with a good deal of press coverage in recent days – as you probably know the trophy for Wine of the Show, as well as the Best WA Wine, was won by Evans and Tate 2016 ...

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Lot 20 and Russell’s Reserve Legacy 2018

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Lot 20 is hosting four celebrations of Russell’s Reserve Bourbon in Perth, part of a larger Australia wide series of events. I was invited along to the second of these last week – and a rollicking, enjoyable, entertaining and informative show it ...

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Taste Champagne – 2018

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Taste Champagne is the biggest showcase of champagne in the Southern hemisphere and after its first foray into Perth last year it returned in August once again – this time at Beaumonde on the Point – with stunning river outlooks to accompany the ...

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Louder Louder

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Louder Louder, a new Thai restaurant, opened this week in a Lake Street location that has been the site of many a different restaurant over the past few years – none lasting long- but on the basis of the food we tried and the service we experienced I ...

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Stage Bar and Kitchen – Peppers

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Bob Dylan was playing at the Arena and we decided to stay in town after the concert so booked into Peppers, just across and down the road from the venue – and dinner before the great man came on stage seemed a good idea – and so to the in-house ...

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Lalla Rookh re-visited

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Lalla Rookh, in the basement of Allandale Square, offering high quality Italian fare, has three main areas – a bar when you first enter off the food court, a more dimly lit dining area, and through another set of doors the Wine Store off Sherwood ...

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