Must is a Must

MustWine

Must Wine Bar in Highgate is one of the better bistros around town – with Russell Blaikie in charge that is only to be expected – and I previously written about the excellent and innovative French inspired food on offer. It is also one of the most ...

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Piggy

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Another bar on the very interesting North Fremantle strip – just along from Old Bridge Cellars – it has indoor and outdoor seating – and on the sunny day we dropped by, out the front at a table on the artificial grass seemed just the spot to grab a ...

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Mrs Brown

MrsBrownRose

We had been to lunch at a restaurant on the beach and afterwards walked back to Queen Victoria Street and the North Freo strip – a couple of bars, antique shops, live music venue, providore, a great bottle shop, restaurants – and stopped in at Mrs ...

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Jezebelle in Guildford

Squid 7.25.54 pm

We have been to Jezebelle a number of times and dropped in again on the weekend for a drink and bite to eat – the menu designates itself as tapas style – small and large share plates – while the wine list has a range of local, Australian and ...

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Dominion League revisited

Dominon league

In Beaufort Street Dominion League (in the remodelled premises of one of Perth’s original wine bars, the Court Wine Bar), is one of the best small bars around. And with secession in the air again, following the always strange deliberations of the WA ...

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Leederville favorite – Duende

Scallops

Another very enjoyable meal at Duende this week confirms it as one of the best Spanish style restaurants around town – centrally located and part of the popular Leederville, bar and food strip it was one of the earliest tapas places and is still ...

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One of our favourite Wine Stores

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One of our go to places when in the Western suburbs is Lamonts Wine Store in Cottesloe, and with a whiff of spring in the air we decided to make the trip down on the weekend. The most noticeable elements when you enter are the long and high ...

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Beer at the Mechanics

Beer

With the return of the sun in the past few days, a visit to rooftop bar Mechanics Institute with a drinking chum seemed in order – nothing like sitting in the open, catching a bit of breeze and soaking up some warming rays. Entry is off Lock ...

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Ezra Pound re-visited

TwoRose

Ezra Pound down a laneway off William Street (with benches and chairs along one side of the lane where the smokers congregate), is furnished inside in an eclectic collection of red velvet chairs, sofas and old pews, and with the Edison style ...

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East Perth’s Blackbird!

Snack

We hadn’t been to Blackbird for some time, but were in East Perth one evening and with the rain staying away looked for somewhere for an early dinner by the water – and so there we were –alongside Claisebrook where it flows into a small lake ...

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