Elite Wine Bars

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You may have seen our posturing PM pontificating about climate change issues not being solved by inner City elites sitting around in wine bars – I thought that a bit rich coming from a bloke who has so far achieved, to use the colourful phrase ...

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A Spice Journey through Northbridge

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Northbridge is home to many Asian restaurants, covering the gamut of the vast continent - Indian, Thai, Malay, Indonesian, many different Chinese cuisines, Japanese, Vietnamese and more. Today I look at three places that have impressed in recent ...

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Sauma – one of the best!

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The food always impresses at Sauma, my pick as one of the top Indian restaurants around Perth, and our recent lunch did nothing to dissuade me from that opinion. The food is well turned out –the spices integrated and complementing each other and the ...

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Baan Baan Thai

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One of the best Thai restaurants in Perth, Baan Baan in Newcastle Street, continues to impress. With both indoor and outdoor seating choices and a bar at the front it entices passers-by to enter and sample some of the excellent food on offer. On our ...

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Hao Szechuan

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After the apocalypse and everything starting to re-open, a desire for spice led us back to Hao Szechuan, one of the best for this style of cuisine. They are in Francis Street in the heart of Northbridge. They still use the IPAD as a menu and ...

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S&T Thai

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Up the top end of William Street S&T Thai has a friendly and welcoming feel about it and the food certainly is worth getting along there to try out. It is unlicensed but quick to supply glasses and ice buckets for our wine. The menu is extensive, ...

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Manise – a place of East Indonesian delight

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It has been great to get out and about and to check out some old favourites after the apocalypse and one I was keen to get back to was Manise Café , up the top end of William Street, near the mosque, which serves up excellent East Indonesian food, at ...

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No Mafia – the return!

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Two of the most heart aching closures during the lockdown were my favourite Perth bar, No Mafia, and its stablemate, Los Bravos – my go to places were out of bounds!! Now, at last, No Mafia is back – further up William Street and in the spot where ...

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Hongkies – a taste of Hong Kong in Northbridge

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Another of the places I have missed over the lockdown period is Chinese restaurant, Hongkies, which specialises in food with a Hong Kong twist, as well as influences of Britain and Portugal, especially, shining though. I have always experienced very ...

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SZECHWAN ZEN – after the lockdown

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One of the places that I have missed being able to get along to during the lockdown was Szechwan Zen – with its very spicy and addictive food. So, with the added incentive of cool weather calling for some heat to warm us up we set out for ...

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