Young Gun of Wine Uncut – 2018

GoonTycoons

The Young Gun of Wine awards celebrate and showcase new wine labels and young winemakers making a name for themselves. To find the best of those a series of Uncut events take place around Australia with a Top 50 to be announced in April next year, ...

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Not your average Standard

Squid-2

One of the best bars around - but more than a bar the Standard has an entrancing garden area at the back and the kitchen turns out some of the best food you could wish for – it has an Asian twist, and indeed each Monday is Hawker Monday with a new ...

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Alex Hotel Lobby Bar

Alex Rose

The little coffee bar off the lobby of the Alex Hotel has recently made the move to include wine and other drinks on its offerings, along with a selection of food. Quite a small area, it has a communal table to one end with large lantern lights above ...

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The Point Bar and Grill Melbourne Cup Event

Skye

The Point Bar and Grill, on the river at Point Fraser, held a Melbourne Cup event on Tuesday – and what a show it was. Combining with the stunning views from the venue across the river we had free flowing champagne and a seafood buffet of ...

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Back at Pica

Rose Pica

Making the news in recent weeks for all the wrong reasons – potential closure due to some bureaucratic bungling by various State government bodies – the PICA bar opposite the State Library in the Cultural precinct is a popular place to hang out if ...

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Refuge Small Bar

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We dropped into Refuge a week ago after leaving Unwined and while waiting for a train – and the bar is perfectly situated for that being right alongside and above Subiaco station. There is always something interesting to drink on the wine list and ...

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A Northbridge favourite

Broccolli

No Mafia continues as one of Perth’s top small bars with an ever changing and always interesting selection of wines on offer, combined with excellent Italian influenced food, and outstanding staff members who are always happy to provide advice and ...

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Jezebelle on James St

Ques

Despite it being only a short walk from home for us, we hadn’t been to Jezebelle on James Street in Guildford with its tapas style menu for some time when we stopped by on the weekend. We selected a table by the window at front looking onto ...

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A Roast to Remember

Roast

A Roast to Remember, a Community Vision initiative to raise awareness and funds to support people living with dementia, was launched at The Shoe in Yagan Square last week. The aim of the programme is to encourage people to get friends and ...

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The Crêperie by Hexagone

Salmon

A new French wine bar always interests me and when I heard about the Crêperie in Shafto Lane it seemed appropriate to get along on World Champagne Day and try it out. With both indoor and al fresco seating it is an appealing little place – ...

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