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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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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Gazette, the new dining room at Print Hall was the scene of our Melbourne Cup lunch a few weeks ago – and turned out to be one of the best we have attended over the years. While the outstanding dining room that was Print Hall has closed to be ...

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Wine Show WA Awards – 2017


The Wine Show of Western Australia is celebrating its 40th year, and on Friday night we were invited along to the Grand Ballroom at the Hyatt in the Perth for their Gala Awards Dinner – and the chance to taste the award winning wines, enjoy fine food ...

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Perth Royal Show 2017 Wine Awards

Recently we were privileged to be asked along to look over the wine judging at the Perth Royal Show – hosted by long time wine judge, and founder of Margaret River’s Ashbrook Estate, Tony Devitt, we were given an insight into the organisation and ...

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The Coonawarra Roadshow


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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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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Hyatt Regency Perth – Winter Menu!


Through four events over July and August the Café at the Hyatt is transforming itself into an artisan market showcasing the best of the West, including food, wine, beer and spirits – and last week we were invited along to check it out. In the ...

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The Good Food and Wine Show – 2017


The annual celebration of all things wine and food has rolled around again, and runs through to Sunday evening at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, and we were privileged, along with other Perth foodies, to a sneak preview of the offerings ...

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