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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Rusty Old Boat


Taking the place of Jezebelle in Guildford is fish and chip, wine and beer spot, the Rusty Old Boat. Inside the place has been remade – opened up, much lighter than before, with the front counter moved from the entrance to a little way inside, making ...

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Over the next month or so three outstanding events for all wine lovers loom. From champagne tasting on the river, food and wine events in Perth's Swan Valley and a weekend of winetasting in Subiaco, there is something for everyone. ENTWINED IN ...

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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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Wine Show by the Bay times 10!!


Wine Show by the Bay was held for the 10th time last weekend at the University Club in Crawley. The Banquet Hall hosted some 40 wineries at the Tasting Fair, while Master Classes – Rosé and Rind, the Art of Raclette, a Sittella session on sparking ...

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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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