Monthly Archives: June 2011

Il Bacaro and the goats goat!

This restaurant needs to be transported all the way to Perth with staff included so I can eat and drink their every week! We ate at Il Bacaro twice, the first time was on the Thursday when we arrived in … Continue reading

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Back from Melbourne

Dodged the ash cloud, with very little help from Qantas and came back thinking Melbourne may just be the Food Capital of Australia, I would. Highly recommend Il Bacaro Cucina e Bar MoVida Bar de Tapas Giant Steps (coffee) Recommend The … Continue reading

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Cantina 663, washed down with a Langhe Rosso

Haven’t been here for some time, was keen to go back as it has an eclectic wine list, we sat outside last time, but as winter is upon us, we made sure our booking was for the inside part of … Continue reading

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Robinsons Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2010

Cookie suggested this as a good example of New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc (NZSB). Plucked from the vineyard bottled, shipped and in store ready to drink in less than 12 months not a bad effort. This is a subtler New Zealand … Continue reading

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Back to The Beaufort Street Merchant

I was chauffeured and shouted to a very fine dinner at The Beaufort Street Merchant, something that happens very infrequently when you are the wrong side on 50 and not yet entering the age of the doddering old fool. But … Continue reading

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