Category Archives: Food and Wine

The Art of pricing Wine at the Bluewater Grill

A very enjoyable Christmas season has been and gone, with good family, though a couple was missing on the high seas, but they were not forgotten and have since been cast ashore in Buenos Aires Argentina. To make up for … Continue reading

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Old Brewery and the wrong order

Or, reader warning for the squeamish or vegetarian at heart. Back to the Old Brewery for what is usually a bit of a meat fest, surprise, surprise, it turned out that way. With what has to be Perth’s best list … Continue reading

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Go with the flow

It’s back to Melbourne and dinner at MoVida, this time it was MoVida Aqui their newest creation, I will say little about the food as it does not need another review, except to say the truly great, innovative food they … Continue reading

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The Perfect Occasion to Drink a Vintage La Grande Dame

I was lucky enough to get away for an extended weekend in Bali and meet up with friends, one of whom was celebrating a birthday. A good excuse to purchase a bottle of 1998 Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin Champagne Brut La … Continue reading

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Pink Zulus and Goatfathers

DB and myself have been keen to go to Pink Zulu for some time and finally had the chance a couple of weeks ago. Pink Zulu as the name implies is an African themed Restaurant with a strong emphasis on … Continue reading

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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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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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Lost its charm?

Went back to Villa D’Este for dinner after about 18 months and was a little disappointed. Villa D’Este is a traditional old style high end Italian restaurant, it has a formal atmosphere with its plush fit out and well dressed … Continue reading

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