Warming Lunch at The Hummus Club, Trinity Arcade

Finding myself in the city for a hectic run around kind of day also meant I had the opportunity to lunch. Woohoo! It's been a while since I've spent lunchtime in the city and I definitely miss the buzzing atmosphere and access to an elaborate spread of eateries in every nook and cranny of the CBD! With rain falling down on the terrace and me having forgotten the umbrella, I retreated into Trinity Arcade where ...

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Coffee and Cake by the sea, City Beach

Located on the City Beach foreshore, Odyssea beach café is a scenic spot for an espresso. Monday mid-morning, the unexpected small queue isn’t an issue as there’s a two seat bar table on the alfresco decking area available, and with only the two of us we’re in luck today! On the way to the table we notice a cake and pastry table, and take a quick photo in passing, it's a good ...

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Breakfast and Cider in the Perth Hills

The scenery at CORE Cider House is really sensational and it hits you the moment you pull up in the car park. The cidery and restaurant is set on a slope in the Perth hills with picturesque views across its orchard and Australian forest in the background. I have to say half way though our breakfast we spotted a prey bird with a huge wing span circling low through the orchard, it ...

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Raw Nachos in Fremantle

Well, 220,000 kms and 10 years later, we upgraded our car and to say the least, it has been a well deserved purchase and I'm super happy. I have a tendency for holding onto things :).  10 years sure does equal a whole heap of electronic advancements in automotion. There is a button for almost everything and seat heaters are a great idea!  To celebrate, we took Tigger (yep it has a name) for a ...

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Sugo is great at Tommy Sugo

This wintery evening we stopped in at Tommy Sugo, a pop up store located at Stimulatte Café in Subiaco. Pop up, meaning the coffee centric café transforms into a pasta serving eatery in the evenings from 5pm. It's a cool concept and the name is somewhat catchy too. Fresh pasta and great ingredients combined with an Italian heritage are three standouts from Tommy Sugo’s story and philosophy. Worth a read if you are interested ...

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Burgers, Ribs and Steak at Tony Roma’s

Celebrating Derek's birthday we found ourselves at Tony Roma's Restaurant in Perth's CBD. The birthday boy was super excited about tucking into some sticky slow cooked ribs.  When I initially phoned earlier in the week to make a reservation, the staff member advised the restaurant doesn't take bookings on a Saturday of which I responded 'I have a group, will this be an issue?' 'Yes ma'am, before 7pm is recommended' he said. Okay ...

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Ocean Views at Bib & Tucker

Beginning a morning at the beach is a must do in Perth, and anywhere along the coast will do. This Good Friday holiday we headed to Leighton beach for an early (for a public holiday anyhow) morning breakfast at Bib & Tucker.  Most places tend to close on Good Friday, however, this year there were plenty open around town and with an instagram account it was an effortless task in finding choices for ...

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Finding delicious Vietnamese at Mama Tran, Claremont

A few new places have surfaced in the Claremont area over the past six months and one of them is Vietnamese eatery, Mama Tran. The Claremont branch is located on the exterior of Claremont Quarter next to Yamato Kaiten Sushi and on the corner of St Quentin Ave & Bovell Lane. We've had a good dinner in the past at the Milligan street branch and knowing the menu is exactly the ...

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Bread in Common; Duck FAT Potatoes in Fremantle

Every so often, Dad and I meet over a cup of coffee. I love taking him to new places and he's always keen to step out of the zone of familiarity and comfort which is great. Today it was Bread in Common, a cafe and bakery on Pakenham Street in Fremantle. Bread in Common, with its cleverly constructed herb and vegetable garden on the front paving brightens up the streetscape. Like an oasis ...

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Dessert at Nobu, Perth

There is certainly more to placing down a bet at the Crown these days – there’s food and more importantly dessert! We arrive at the front desk of Nobu without a booking, however, this causes little concern, there is room for us and we are immediately shown to our seats. Our window side table is near the bar and before the dining room, the view overlooking Crown's exclusive pool area is ...

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