Panama Social

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In a year of the opening of many excellent bars and restaurants in town, 2018 ended with the opening of yet another place that promises to be a huge hit into the New Year – Panama Social. Taking the place of the short-lived Cyril Masons – and ...

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Joes Wine and Dine

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We had been to Joe’s earlier in the year and had come away with a good impression, so in Subiaco before Christmas and looking for a quick snack before heading off to St John’s to meet our new granddaughter we stopped in again. It is a rambling ...

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2018 – What a Year!

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Another year older – well it was an exciting year all round in the food and wine game – a number of excellent new places opening with more promised in coming months – and of course plenty of places shut their doors, demonstrating the competitiveness ...

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Pandemonium Estate

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Pandemonium Wines which opened to the public in 2015 has in the past year or so expanded to offer food in the form of platters, pizza and now pinxtos along with their wine. Interestingly, each of their wines is named after a demon, which is a point ...

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Young Gun of Wine Uncut – 2018

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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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Gourmet Village – 2018

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The Gourmet Village is part of the Margaret River Gourmet Escape Festival, and ran over two days at Leeuwin Estate Winery. Over 40 wineries, breweries and distilleries, as well as dozens of artisan producers of cakes, tea, coffee, sauces, chocolate ...

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Alex Hotel Lobby Bar

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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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Native Wine @ Henry Summer

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A festival of natural, organic, biodynamic and minimal intervention wine from Western Australian producers at Northbridge garden bar, Henry Summer, on Saturday, attracted an enthusiastic crowd to sample over 50 wines from around 20 wineries, meet and ...

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Back at Pica

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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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Little Vines @ Gardens of Guildford

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Now that sunny days have reappeared so has Little Vines – on weekends it is open for breakfast and lunch under the vines in dappled sunlight and we have been along a couple of times in the past two weeks. A new menu has also made an appearance and ...

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