3drops at Post


Post is one of the best restaurants in Perth – always excellent food in an outstanding location, and last week it was the setting for a great dining and wine tasting experience when Joanne Bradbury from 3Drops hosted a dinner to showcase her wines, ...

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With Leederville the setting for a recent Fringe Show, three of us stopped in at Pinchos – just across the road – for a quick and early dinner, and it had the added advantage of us being able to keep an eye on the doors of the venue to ensure we were ...

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Joy Kitchen


Down in Fremantle we were looking for somewhere for lunch and came across Joy Kitchen in Marine Terrace; I had never been before but noticed on entering a display acknowledging 20 years in operation so from that you can gauge they are certainly ...

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The Guildford Hotel


We dropped into the Guildford Hotel for lunch during the week. Very popular, but during the week the crowds have dropped off somewhat since the frenetic days when it first re-opened which, from our point of view, makes it a little easier to grab a ...

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Opened only a week ago in Hay Street, up towards Milligan Street, Malaya is an impressive new entrant into the cuisine of SE Asia. Up a small flight of steps is a large, open, well-lit space with clean, modern lines, and some striking wall murals on ...

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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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Alfred’s Kitchen


After a long day’s wine tasting on Saturday and meandering home we decided that, rather than cook, a stopover at Alfreds in Guildford was appropriate. This is a Western Australian institution, one of the last of the old style Aussie burger joints. ...

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World Oyster Day


World Oyster Day has rolled around again, and once more with a couple of likely accomplices I celebrated it at Lot 20 on Friday 5th. Although not quite as sunny as the same day last year, the weather was still kind and we set up at one of the outdoor ...

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Spicy Tomato Relish


When Lady FWO owned her coffee shop/café in Guildford – recently sold to some charming chaps who have renovated and expanded the menu to include some exemplary curries – one of the particular hits was the spicy tomato relish she served alongside the ...

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The Cheese Barrel


The Cheese Barrel is right next door to the tasting room and cellars at Olive Farm, in the Swan Valley. The purpose built cafe has a pleasant outlook down to Susannah Brook which flows behind and the deck is great spot to sit and enjoy a glass of ...

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