Toffee Coffee

coffee

I had heard and read some glowing comments about Toffee – a café and coffee shop in an arcade off Hay Street just to the east of Barrack – so popped in for a coffee when I was in town recently. Firstly it must be one of the smallest places in the ...

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East Perth’s Blackbird!

Snack

We hadn’t been to Blackbird for some time, but were in East Perth one evening and with the rain staying away looked for somewhere for an early dinner by the water – and so there we were –alongside Claisebrook where it flows into a small lake ...

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The Coonawarra Roadshow

Zuma

The Coonawarra Tasting Roadshow was in town on the weekend – held at the East Fremantle Yacht Club, with sensational views across the Swan to complement the fabulous wines on display. With around 18 wineries and over 75 wines it was a lovely journey ...

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My Bayon

Rice

My Bayon, Cambodian food vendors and stall holders at Fremantle Markets, have opened an outlet in Perth – taking over a William Street spot that has had a number of incarnations in recent years. A bit of paint job with grey walls and some quite ...

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Taste Champagne 2017

Deuts Bootles on ice

The 4th iteration of this much anticipated annual event was extended to include Perth (and Canberra) this year – and we were lucky enough to be invited along to the Trade and Media exhibition in the Golden Ballroom of the Pan Pacific ...

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Japengo

Veges

I thought if it is good enough for a well-known “old media” restaurant reviewer to write up a place on a remote hilltop in Italy it should be fine for me to write about a place some Perth people may actually get to – in this case in Hawaii…of course ...

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Moana Coffee

coffee

Upstairs in the Moana Chambers building in the Hay Street Mall is Moana Coffee a funky little coffee shop with a balcony overlooking the mall below with tables and chairs, a small indoor space is also available – and the floor is shared with an area ...

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Fromage Artisans

cow

In the basement of the old WA Club building on the Terrace is a new destination for the cheese lovers of Perth – Fromage Artisans. Designed as both a place to try the many cheeses on offer, paired with your choice from the small but well curated ...

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Ria

prawns

Returning to Ria after some time we found the food as good as always – they are among the more authentic of the Malay style dining rooms in Perth, and are perpetually busy with people lined up at the door to grab our table as we left. They have a ...

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Metro Bar and Bistro

squid dumplings

Part of the Adina Hotel and Perth Convention Centre complex in Mounts Bay Road, Metro Bar and Bistro is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner each day, or just for a casual drink or coffee. It also does a good trade in events and this is what drew ...

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