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V Burger Bar - 28 Mar 2015

V Burger Bar - Chicken Remoulade & Onion Rings

I stopped in to the East Vic Park store to try an item from the new summer range. I opted for the chicken remoulade and also got a side of onion rings. The onion is well cooked and covered in a golden brown crunchy batter that stays crunchy right to the end. The chicken remoulade burger has a lovely flavoursome chicken patty with the coriander flavour coming through. It just needed a touch of seasoning. The exterior carries a lovely crunch. I really like the slightly sweet Turkish buns, and the tasty remoulade and aioli tie the salad together to produce a tasty burger. I’m stuffed. . . . → Read More: V Burger Bar – 28 Mar 2015

Eat, Drink, Perth - Dessert Garden

Eat Drink Perth - Dessert Garden - Snow Balls

Eat Drink Perth

What: Food festival of events Where: Perth CBD, Northbridge and other locations When: 18 March – 24 April 2015 Web: http://visitperthcity.com.au/eatdrinkperth

Twilight Hawkers Markets

What: Twilight Hawkers Markets – Perth’s original & biggest Street Food Market When: every Friday 4:30-9pm, 17 October 2014 till 24 April 2015 (closed on 14 Nov & . . . → Read More: Eat, Drink, Perth – Dessert Garden

Cocina Bandito - 26 Mar 2015

Cocina Bandito - The Full Castro

The menu offers a small selection of dishes but you can get a cut down version all three mains for just $20 with corn chips, salsa, and guacamole. I really liked the variety and taste all three dishes offered. The toasted bread roll with mustard, Monterey Jack cheese and tender beef brisket is comfort food. The lettuce cups with spiced rice and salsa offers up refreshing flavours. The tender pork belly with black rice and black eyed peas was excellent too, especially with the orange and star anise sauce. I also got some dessert, the infinity donuts, which were a bit firm but tasty in the Havana club syrup. . . . → Read More: Cocina Bandito – 26 Mar 2015

Eat, Drink, Perth - Night Noodle Markets

Noodle Market - Braised Beef Noodles,

What: Food festival of events Where: Perth CBD, Northbridge and other locations When: 18 March – 24 April 2015 Web: http://visitperthcity.com.au/eatdrinkperth

 

The Eat Drink Perth food festival is back for another year and there’s plenty of events to keep you interested. The West Australian had a lift out covering the event which . . . → Read More: Eat, Drink, Perth – Night Noodle Markets

Shiro Izakaya - 20 Mar 2015

Shiro - Chicken Katsu Set with Tempura

Since I first visited, Shiro have revamped the lunch set to offer a bit less for a cheaper price. The prior lunch set used to be like a mini three course meal which left you stuffed. I think these lunch time sets are more accessible and suited to people’s appetites and budgets. For the price, they’re great value, offer variety, choice, and quality. I really liked the delicious katsu sauce which significantly livened up the plain steamed rice. Along with the crunchy crumbed succulent chicken, the light crispy batter of the tempura, the soothing miso soup, and the refreshing garden salad and dressing, it made for a delicious meal. . . . → Read More: Shiro Izakaya – 20 Mar 2015

The Generous Squire - 19 Mar 2015

The Generous Squire - Lamb Ribs with Chipotle Barbecue Sauce

I did use the Entertainment Book to get a discount but for 3 dishes at a full price of $46, or $23 each, it’s pretty good value considering we got variety and some tasty food. I really liked the vegetable tart which had a lovely well balanced filling between the pumpkin and blue cheese. The slow cooked beef brisket was tender within the sliders though needed a bit of a boost in flavour and the tomato sauce helped moisten things up. The onion rings contained a lovely crunchy crisp light batter and were delicious. The lamb ribs were very tender and tasty and didn’t require the chipotle barbecue sauce. Lovely all round meal. . . . → Read More: The Generous Squire – 19 Mar 2015

Next Door @ No 4 Blake Street - 15 Mar 2015

Next Door At No 4 Blake Street - Beef Intercostal, Burnt Cauliflower, Parsley

No 4 Blake Street still presents fine cuisine at it’s restaurant, but has transformed a part of the restaurant into a casual wine bar with share plates of varying sizes called Next Door @ No 4. I went for this and there’s a feed me option (“Trust The Chef” at $50pp) where the chef selects bread, a couple of snacks, 2 of the smaller dishes, 3 of the larger dishes, and a dessert. This is a great option so you don’t have to worry about making the tough decisions. We received a nice variety of dishes which left us satisfied and comfortably full. The highlights for me were the crispy potato skins, duck and taleggio croquettes with hazelnut marmalade, and the beef intercostal. Casual, variety, taste, easy. A great option though a little pricey. . . . → Read More: Next Door @ No 4 Blake Street – 15 Mar 2015

Media Release: Meat Lovers’ Mecca - Ribs & Burgers to Open at 140 William

Ribs & Burgers

Ribs & Burgers, an established meat lover’s institution in Sydney and Melbourne, is the latest addition to 140 William – an urban destination, where food, art and retail collide on reimagined laneways in the Perth CBD.

Ribs & Burgers will be firing up their open flame grill at the first Western Australian location on 1 . . . → Read More: Media Release: Meat Lovers’ Mecca – Ribs & Burgers to Open at 140 William

My Road Trip Holiday Down South of WA

Saturday 28 February 2015

After chatting to a couple of bloggers at last year’s IGA Great Southern Taste launch they had said how can you be a foodie and not have gone down south? A year has flown by so I thought I better make plans for a holiday and do it so I am.

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The Black Olive At Zarephath

Zarephath Wines - Antipasto Tasting Plate

Cuisine: Native Australian Location: East Porongurup – Zarephath Wines

Mark Olive, a chef specialising in native Australian cuisine was the star attraction at Zarephath Wines, offering tasting plates for the event “The Black Olive At Zarephath” as part of the IGA Great Southern Taste food festival. With such lovely weather, a long table . . . → Read More: The Black Olive At Zarephath