Back at Henry Summer’s!

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One of my favourite spots in Northbridge, Henry Summer bar is a stylish green oasis in Aberdeen Street located in the grounds and buildings which at various times have housed The Shed, Skye Bar and Secret Bar – and what a transformation it is. Snappy ...

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Joes Wine and Dine

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We had been to Joe’s earlier in the year and had come away with a good impression, so in Subiaco before Christmas and looking for a quick snack before heading off to St John’s to meet our new granddaughter we stopped in again. It is a rambling ...

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2018 – What a Year!

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Another year older – well it was an exciting year all round in the food and wine game – a number of excellent new places opening with more promised in coming months – and of course plenty of places shut their doors, demonstrating the competitiveness ...

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The National

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The National Hotel in Fremantle has recently opened a rooftop bar – with panoramic views across the city and adding to the lustre of the renovated, heritage listed hotel on the corner of High Street. Taking the lift up to the roof you are immediately ...

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Pandemonium Estate

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Pandemonium Wines which opened to the public in 2015 has in the past year or so expanded to offer food in the form of platters, pizza and now pinxtos along with their wine. Interestingly, each of their wines is named after a demon, which is a point ...

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Jus Burgers

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We were recently invited to Jus Burgers – just across the street from the Subiaco rail station – to try their latest release – burgers made from a plant based patty which was said to have the same texture and taste as ground beef. The US based Beyond ...

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Gourmet Village – 2018

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The Gourmet Village is part of the Margaret River Gourmet Escape Festival, and ran over two days at Leeuwin Estate Winery. Over 40 wineries, breweries and distilleries, as well as dozens of artisan producers of cakes, tea, coffee, sauces, chocolate ...

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Little Vines @ Gardens of Guildford

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Now that sunny days have reappeared so has Little Vines – on weekends it is open for breakfast and lunch under the vines in dappled sunlight and we have been along a couple of times in the past two weeks. A new menu has also made an appearance and ...

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A Northbridge favourite

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No Mafia continues as one of Perth’s top small bars with an ever changing and always interesting selection of wines on offer, combined with excellent Italian influenced food, and outstanding staff members who are always happy to provide advice and ...

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Sundowner at the Woody

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We strolled down to one of the 4 pubs in close proximity to us in Guildford last night – the Woody. A rustic, heritage pub, it has a friendly family atmosphere – my only gripe is the outdoor beer garden area at front is always full of smokers blowing ...

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