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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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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The Royal Perth

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The Royal, at the corner of William and Wellington Streets, which has been closed for some years, opened with great fanfare just before Christmas and now is a prominent feature of the Raine Square redevelopment. With a ground floor bar and another ...

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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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Small Talk

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From the same stable as the Miss Chow’s dumpling houses, Small Talk is a Japanese influenced casual izakaya-style bar on the ground floor of what was once the Telstra building in Stirling Street, but is now hostel accommodation and Small Talk will ...

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Back at Hadiqa

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Returned to Hadiqa during the week to take advantage of these sunny Spring days – up on the rooftop there, part of the Hibernian Place development, is just the place to enjoy such weather, climbing the stairs to an oasis of greenery – plants galore – ...

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Sura

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Up the western end of James Street, across from Russell Square, Sura offers an extensive range of Korean influenced dishes. A relatively bland but large and open dining room is spruced up with a touch of cartoon wall art, while the service is via a ...

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