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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Shadow Wine Bar

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One of the best wine bars in town, Shadow, part of the Alex Hotel, is back in business after the lockdown and restrictions on hospitality venues; so, it was with great anticipation, I went along for lunch last Friday. With one of the best wine ...

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LOUDER LOUDER…Back to Northbridge

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The easing of the COVID19 restrictions saw my first venture back into Northbridge since February and a spot of spice was what I was looking for – so to Thai restaurant, Louder Louder, we went. It looks good inside – I particularly liked the ...

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Northbirdge Dining and Wine

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With their name a cheeky reference to their sister bar, the Bird, Northbirdge Dining opened a couple of weeks ago. The dining room is attached to Northbirdge Wine – a wine bar and wine shop – and is in the old Young Love Mess Hall space  (which was ...

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Baan Baan Thai

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An impressive relatively new Thai restaurant in Newcastle Street, Baan Baan has taken up the space once occupied by the Old Crow. With both indoor and outdoor seating choices and an enticing bar at the front it attracted us in one evening recently on ...

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The Dolly Parton Story – A Fringeworld Show

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Her voice soaring, hitting all the electric high notes that encapsulate the song, Hannah Richards’ performance of I Will Always Love You set the stage alight at the opening night of The Dolly Parton Story in the ornate surrounds of De Parel ...

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Munchy Monk

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After something of a hiatus towards the end of 2019, I am back with a bit to catch up – so over the next week or so I will be posting some from late last year along with others I have visited in the early weeks of 2020 – to start a top little ...

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Wok Master – Northbridge

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Had lunch recently at Wok Master a Hunan style Chinese restaurant in Lake Street, Northbridge – it is obviously popular from the crowd there and the size and value of the dishes make it clear why. Observing other tables, we opted for one main, a ...

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Recipes to Remember

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Following on the success of the launch of Roast to Remember last year, Community Vision’s fundraising campaign for people living with dementia, the Shoe Bar and Café hosted Recipes to Remember during the week. A cookbook put together from ...

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