Arirang Korean Barbeque


We dropped in a week or so ago for dinner after an afternoon of wine tasting in town – I hadn’t been before, but was certainly satisfied enough to return again. On entering you definitely pick up the barbeque element – it is quite smoky, with ...

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2016……looking back


As I open a bleary eye at the New Year, my thoughts have turned to the best of food and drink and such in the year gone by, and so a few thoughts and impressions. Best restaurant Well here I am at one with Rob Broadfield, the best meal we have ...

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Strange Company


In Fremantle during the week we had one of our best small bar experiences of the year – at Strange Company nestled in Nairn Street, just back from the cappuccino strip. Not a huge place but comfortably set up –to one side of the central bar high ...

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Pinoy Fiesta


An interesting restaurant in Midland, Pinoy Fiesta is not much to look at – fairly sparse and barren décor, but certainly friendly owners and the food – Filipino style – is definitely value for money. One main is more than enough for two and the ...

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The best Indian restaurant in Northbridge, Sauma, was our destination for lunch a few days ago and once again the food impressed and satisfied. It is a well put together place, open and airy, although the seating is largely designed around communal ...

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When we last went to Halo, earlier this year, we came away impressed indeed – and on our return visit last week our earlier feelings were only reinforced. It is a wonderful restaurant in a great location on the waterfront at Elizabeth Quay, producing ...

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The Merrywell


The Merrywell at the Crown Casino is one of the better outlets at the complex – well set-up, plenty of space – including an al fresco area out front for warmer days than when we stopped by – and entry from the drop off area, or from the casino floor. ...

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The Perth Royal Show – 2016


Saturday 24th and the 2016 Show opened – despite the Weather Bureau’s forecast of rain it was pretty clear and sunny in Guildford so we set out on the train to Claremont to spend some time at the Showgrounds. And it turned out well – the sun shone, ...

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Great Southern Pinot Tasting at Petition Wine


Last night we were invited to a tasting of the best of Great Southern Pinot Noir in the extremely attractive and comfortable surrounds of the Petition Wine Store in the State Buildings – and what better place to sample wine than surrounded by racked ...

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Festival Italia 2016


On Saturday we went along to the Perth Town Hall as guests at the opening of Festival Italia 2016 – in the undercroft area stalls selling food and promoting things Italian had been set up, while up the elegant old stair case in the hall above were a ...

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