I thought if it is good enough for a well-known “old media” restaurant reviewer to write up a place on a remote hilltop in Italy it should be fine for me to write about a place some Perth people may actually get to – in this case in Hawaii…of course ...

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Tasting China


One of my favourite restaurants in Canberra has long been the Chairman and Yip and on our recent trip I was a little disconcerted to see it was no longer at its Bunda Street address – I found later it had moved to new digs in Barton – and in its ...

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Bar Rochford – April visit to Canberra


Each time I have been here I have come away impressed by both the wine list and the food offered – it really is a top little bar up the stairs in the Melbourne Building. And on my recent trip to Canberra I knew I had to drop in, so on my way back to ...

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Taste Great Southern


The lucky 13th edition of one of the biggest events on the calendar for all those who love food and wine – Taste Great Southern - kicks off on 23rd March and runs across three weekends winding up on Sunday April 7th. And for the first time as well as ...

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Albany – the heart of the Great Southern


This past week in Albany allowed us to experience the charms of one of Western Australia’s most attractive cities – the quite stunning harbour, wonderful old pre-Federation buildings lining Stirling Terrace, conspicuous waterfront Entertainment ...

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