Urban Food Mafia


Urban Food Mafia, a café co-located with Funk Cider, in the grounds of the old Valencia winery in Caversham, is open daily from 8AM serving up breakfast, lunch and all day light meals. With seating inside, adjacent to the Funk Cider bar where you can ...

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When the Guildford Post Office was sold a couple of years or so ago the new owners established a garden and landscape design centre and collectibles shop in the grounds; now they have taken another next step and set up a little coffee shop/café as ...

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Miss Chows Whitford


Miss Chows which opened as a dumpling house in Claremont Quarter a couple of years ago has spread its wings and opened a second outlet at the impressive Whitford City dining area – this houses a range of eating and drinking places and has become a ...

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You Only Live Twice – the music of Nancy Sinatra


Last year at the Fringe, Danielle O’Malley entertained us with a Liverpudlian accent and her tribute to Cilla Black – last night, Downstairs at the Maj, with bleached blonde big hair, mini-skirts, a Noo Joisey accent and the trademark boots she ...

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Jiang Nan


Jiang Nan is a relatively recent addition to William Street taking the place of another Asian restaurant in an area where there seems to be high turnover of places at times. Describing their cuisine as that of Southern China the menu is illustrated ...

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Livvy and Pete


The last time we saw Michael Griffiths and Amelia Ryan performing their tribute to Olivia Newton John and Peter Allen was downstairs at the Maj in August with Amelia 7 and a half months pregnant with Archie (who arrived in October) but still suited ...

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Kabaret Dietrich


I have heard about musicians “playing the saw” but never seen it until tonight when Nikki Nouveau played a stunning musical accompaniment to her rendition of Falling in Love Again as part of her entrancing Fringe World tribute to the great chanteuse ...

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Our best meal so far this year – admittedly it is only February but Propeller has set a high bar – it was a delightful visit. Not far from North Fremantle train station – and our mode of transport to and fro – and in the midst of an exciting strip of ...

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Best of 2017


Well with Australia Day past, and everyone heading back to work and school, it seems opportune to look back on the year just gone and the best of what went down in 2017. As far as bars and the like, well one of the most impressive we visited ...

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Ascua Spanish Grill


We went along to Heno and Rey not long after it opened and were very impressed – as we were with the Loft Bar – so were anticipating our lunch-time visit to the Intercontinental Perth’s other restaurant – their flagship Spanish grill themed Ascua, ...

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