Szechwan Zen – great spicy food

Food

Yearning for some spicy food during the recent rainy cold spell we went along to Szechwan Zen, knowing that is just what we would get. Now located in Newcastle Street, and in smaller premises than the older place in the square in William Street, both ...

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Utopia

SambalFish

Upstairs in James Street we found an unexpected panoply of vegetarian delights at Utopia – I had long thought this was a bubble tea place and had never wandered up the stairs to check it out – a mistake. Certainly, it is a bubble tea joint with an ...

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Back at Yefsi

ChickPeaFritter

It has been a year since Yefsi opened and it was time for a re-visit – it is in the building in Newcastle Street that houses Attika Hotel above it and has since our initial visit, has gained a liquor licence. Inside the blue and white tiles and a ...

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Dinner at James Street

Tuna

Set centrally in James Street, Northbridge the bar and restaurant are part of the Doubletree by Hilton complex –with the airy and open bar at the front facing the passing traffic of James Street and the restaurant behind a dividing wall. With a ...

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Tak Chee House – revisited

AssamFishTakChee

Tak Chee House up towards the top end of William Street. Has been around long time – they serve Penang-style food and do it very well - this is a very popular and busy little spot and can be difficult to find a seat at times – arrive early is my ...

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Thanh Dat Noodle House

PrawnNetRolls

After many years in Morley, the owners of Thanh Dat sold the business, but after a short time found they were missing it and so they have recently opened in William Street, Northbridge, under the same name and with basically the same menu – when you ...

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Hongkies!

Squid-2

I went along, on a wet and miserable day, to one of my favourite Chinese nosheries in Northbridge – Hongkies, which specialises in Chinese food with a Hong Kong twist, with influences of Britain and Portugal, especially, shining though. But on ...

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Los Bravos in Northbridge

SpanishMackerel

Los Bravos, in William Street, is my go to place for good food – Spanish themed tapas – and wine – an eclectic selection that changes regularly, and with an emphasis on Spanish varieties. It is one of the standouts of Northbridge. The long bench ...

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Wines of While -revisited

OrangeGlass

Wines of While, up at the top end of William Street, has certainly built a profile since its opening about 9 months ago acting as a beacon to lovers of natural wines by both emerging and established winemakers from Australia and overseas. It’s ...

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Hao Szechuan revisited

Clams

Not having been to Hao Szechuan for a time, and hankering after some spicy food, we decided a visit was due – they knock out some of the best Szechuan food around, and the value is outstanding, too. They have moved on from printed menus to an Ipad ...

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