A Garden of Indian Delights – Chakra


My love affair with Indian cuisine has been longstanding and I have been hankering for a taste over the past few weeks, so combined with a voucher given to me by Wines and Books as a birthday present, we went along last week, accompanied by son, ...

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A Malay surprise in Midland


It is interesting to pop into a local pub and find that along with the "normal" pub meals you would expect - burgers, parmis, fish n chips and the like- there is a Malay food selection but there was and these are what we tried at the Grand Central ...

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Launch of the Spring Menu at Sandalford Estate


The restaurant at Sandalford Estate has undergone a significant makeover in recent months – opening more tables, moving away from silver service to a little more casual dining experience – without at all compromising the quality and value of the food ...

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Willi’s Bar at the Royal


We went along to Willi’s – the revamped and reimagined corner bar at the Royal in Wellington Street – during the week for lunch and came away very impressed. The bar itself has had a makeover with what was the drinks bar being expanded to include a ...

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A Subiaco Gem – Lulu La Delizia


One of the best and most rewarding dining experiences can be found at Subiaco gem, Lulu La Delizia, and that is where we found ourselves for lunch during the week. Styled a pasta and wine bar, this is a place where bookings seem to be essential and ...

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Locale Mio – Italian classic in Guildford


Right behind the Guildford Hotel it is a stylishly set up room, a dark tile serving area giving pride of place to a copper wood fired pizza oven, moving along to a striking bar with a wall of spirits behind it, wall murals and very comfortable ...

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Geraldton Jaunts


We recently partook of a short staycation in Geraldton – apart from the drive up, with Brand Highway seemingly under roadworks from a tad north of Gingin right into Cathedral Avenue in the city - and which therefore wasn’t the most thrilling journey, ...

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Strange Company – one of the best


In Fremantle last weekend we had one of our best small bar experiences of the year – at Strange Company nestled in Nairn Street, just back from the cappuccino strip. Not a huge place but comfortably set up inside while out front under shade are more ...

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Yefsi Northbridge – Greek food calling


Yefsi, serving up Greek cuisine in the building in Newcastle Street that houses Attika Hotel, is decked out in blue and white tiles and a brightly coloured wall painting of scenes of the Greek Islands livening up the space.   The wine list ...

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