Parlour Wine Room


In Canberra last week for a few days I was luckily able to visit some of the eating and drinking hotspots – both familiar ones and some new to me – and one of the former was Parlour Wine Room in the New Acton precinct. It was great to get back ...

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Grand Lane Fish House


The newest laneway experience in the Perth CBD, the Fish House is in Grand Lane which runs between Murray and Wellington a tad back from Barrack Street. It has a small inside area and a very pleasant al fresco space with tables and benches under the ...

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Temporado – May 2017 Canberra visit


I really like this place and on my recent trip to Canberra made sure it was one of the place we visited. It is one of Canberra’s best bars. The wine list is very well put together and includes some quite outstanding wines, while the food is always ...

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Pizza Rustica


Pizza Rustica opened last weekend in the Ethel Street courtyard, just behind the Guildford Village Market row of shops along James Street. Only opening in the evenings – Thursday to Sunday at this stage – tables are set up in the courtyard, as well ...

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Six Senses – Leederville

Pad Thai

Six Senses Thai in Oxford Street, Leederville is a world away from the suburban Thai we have been accustomed to – from the impressive décor to the menu it sets itself apart. And it seems this approach has worked – it was packed on Saturday night, and ...

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The Perth Hills Wine Region


Stretching around 120 kilometres from around Chittering in the north to Jarrahdale in the south, the Perth Hills region encompasses many small producers clustered in four sub regions along and to the east of the Darling Scarp – Chittering Valley, ...

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The Vineyard Kitchen @ Brookside


Easter Sunday was spent beneath the shady trees, alongside a little creek, in the tranquil grounds of Brookside Winery in Bickley – with food from their outstanding restaurant, the Vineyard Kitchen. This really is one of the best spots to chill out ...

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Urban Coffee House


Urban Coffee House on Bussell Highway has been attractively set up with striking green walls, tiled floors and mix of comfortable furnishings, along with plants scattered around providing a touch of relaxing greenery. Open for breakfast and lunch, ...

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Cucina on Hay


Cucina on Hay is the upgraded and reinvented restaurant of the Mercure Hotel, and last week we were invited along, together with other Perth foodies and bloggers, to get an idea of the changes made and the new menu and wines on offer. With a ...

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Taste Great Southern at Petition 2017


Taste Great Southern, the yearly celebration of the wine and food of the region ended on the weekend with a couple of events centred on Albany, and I thought it opportune to talk about one of the Perth based events that occurred just last ...

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