A Subiaco Gem – Lulu La Delizia

LULUPORK

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 ...

Read More »

Locale Mio – Italian classic in Guildford

LOCALESPAG

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 ...

Read More »

Italian Fare in the Valley

PINELLIPASTA1

Pinelli Estate Winery Restaurant forms part of the Caversham winery of the same name and is a salute to the Italian heritage of the family. The restaurant is a large, airy and well-lit space with an appealing outdoor area on the wide covered veranda ...

Read More »

Elite Wine Bars

CHERUBCRAB

You may have seen our posturing PM pontificating about climate change issues not being solved by inner City elites sitting around in wine bars – I thought that a bit rich coming from a bloke who has so far achieved, to use the colourful phrase ...

Read More »

Albany and all of its charms

MUSSELS2

Spending a few days in Albany a couple of weeks ago 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 ...

Read More »

Pasta in the Valley

PASTAINVPASTA2

Pasta in the Valley is a relative newcomer to the Swan Valley but judging by the cars and buses I see in the car park while out and about they have hit a rich seam of custom. As well as a restaurant they are a pasta maker and retailer of ready to eat ...

Read More »

No Mafia – the return!

NOMAFIAPASTA2

Two of the most heart aching closures during the lockdown were my favourite Perth bar, No Mafia, and its stablemate, Los Bravos – my go to places were out of bounds!! Now, at last, No Mafia is back – further up William Street and in the spot where ...

Read More »

Locale Mio Guildford

LOCALETART2

We have been to Locale Mio quite a number of times since it opened last year and during the lockdown ordered a few takeaways from them as well, so it was great to see them back in action after restrictions have been eased. Right behind the Guildford ...

Read More »

Kappys Italian Restaurant

KAPPYSMUSSELS2

Naturally, as the COVID restrictions began to be lifted it seemed right that Kappys, our very local Italian restaurant ( a few hundred metres from home) and which remains one of our favourites would be high on the agenda for a visit. Booking, ...

Read More »

Dilly Dally

DILLYDALLYSNAPPER

Dilly Dally has sprung up in the building that for many years housed iconic Subiaco restaurant the Witches Cauldron – and what a replacement for that old stager it is. The ground floor has been extensively renovated, opened-up and lightened – ...

Read More »