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East Village - 17 Jul 2015

East Village - Reuben Sandwich

After a slightly disappointing New York Cheeseburger on my last visit, East Village redeemed themselves with a fabulous Reuben sandwich. I’ve not eaten a Reuben before but after the first bite I was sold. What a delicious sandwich! The toasted bread felt soothing in winter as it warmed my hands. The tender chunks of corned beef oozed flavour. The acidity from the pickles and saukraukt cut through the meatiness of the pork while the Swiss cheese rounds out the sandwich with it’s unique flavour. The Russian dressing is an important component in keeping the sandwich moist and it does the job tieing all ingredients together. I was really hungry and it is a mission to get through but I succeeded and enjoyed every bite. They also include a salad so I ate that too. It’s not necessary in my opinion as the sandwich is well packed and has some salad in the sandwich, however, the salad is a nice end to the meal. Unfortunately, way too full to even consider dessert. . . . → Read More: East Village – 17 Jul 2015

East Village - 10 Jul 2015

East Village - New York Cheeseburger

More and more American styled restaurants are opening up and East Village is the latest addition to that offering, located at 140 William Street. The interior offers a casual relaxed atmosphere gushing with activity and catchy music. While newly opened and very busy on a Friday lunchtime, the wait for a table was quick and service was prompt and efficient, including the kitchen. I ordered the New York Cheeseburger which exuded a delicious flame grilled flavour from the meaty beef patty. I liked the gooey cheese and mustard mayo, along with the typically American pickles, and the tasty bun. The burger was lacking seasoning and oomph which was a little disappointing and the chips were above average at best. I’d favour a visit to a gourmet burger joint instead. I also had room for dessert so ordered the key lime tart which had a lovely thick, heavy, rich curd with ample lime flavour surrounded by a tasty pastry. To take the edge off, the vanilla flecked ice cream was a welcome addition. Pretty good dessert but it needs to be lighter. I’d like to visit again to try some other typically American dishes and see how they are. . . . → Read More: East Village – 10 Jul 2015

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

Ribs & Burgers

THE WAIT IS OVER FOR PERTH!

Consumers will have the chance to win one burger every week for a year

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 . . . → Read More: Media Release: Meat Lovers’ Mecca – Ribs & Burgers to Open at 140 William

Taste of Perth 2015

Taste of Perth

Taste of Perth

 

The 2015 Taste of Perth foodie event is my first visit after the inaugural event in 2014 was a resounding success.

After getting a sneak peak at some of the dishes that would be featured on the Taste of Tour Backstage event, I was really looking . . . → Read More: Taste of Perth 2015

2015 Taste of Perth and Menu Line Up

World’s Hottest Food Trends Showcased at Taste of Perth in partnership with Electrolux

 

PERTH, WA: Returning for a second year, Taste of Perth in Partnership with Electrolux is showcasing the cutting edge of global culinary trends with this year’s mouth-watering menus. Visitors can enjoy a variety of dishes from Nobu’s Wagyu Carpaccio, Bib & . . . → Read More: 2015 Taste of Perth and Menu Line Up

Taste of Perth Backstage

Taste O fPerth Backstage - No 4 Blake Street - Chocolate Garden

I didn’t attend last year’s inaugural Taste of Perth foodie event but this year I’ll be going. I was also fortunate to receive a backstage pass to a ‘Taste of Tour’ event which would give us a sneak peak of what some of the restaurant’s of the event will have to offer.

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Shiro Izakaya - 24 Apr 2015

Shiro - Pork Belly Set

Another visit to Shiro to try one of their lunch sets and they don’t disappoint. I like the variety, quality, taste, and presentation. It’s excellent value for money and will leave you comfortably full. On today’s outing I enjoyed the pork belly set which served lots of tender pork belly immersed in a delicious sauce which made the rice so delicious. I like the variety of the set with a delicious warming miso soup, fresh salad with a delicious dressing to liven up the greens, and today I went for the sushi which had soft shell crab which was tasty. . . . → Read More: Shiro Izakaya – 24 Apr 2015

The Trustee & Dessert Degustation - 15 Apr 2015

The Trustee - Dessert Degustation - Snickers Bar

I headed especially to The Trustee to try their dessert degustation. Before I started, I ordered the pork belly parcels which served up tender pork belly oozing the unmistakeable flavour that only pork belly can offer, surrounded by crunchy pastry and a blob of cranberry sauce. This was well paired with a delicious apple and red cabbage salad. Then it was on to the dessert degustation consisting of 5 courses. I loved the wattleseed and caramel ice cream, not so much the quince with pear tart. The lychee granita was so refreshing and enjoyed thoroughly with the rosewater panna cotta. The snickers bar was absolutely amazing along with the vanilla ice cream wafer. Lastly, the spearmint macaron and spearmint vanilla flavoured milkshake was an excellent finish to the meal. I love the dessert degustation which offers lots of variety, quality, execution, and taste. Five courses for $24 is well worth it, mind you, after the fourth course I was done. Plenty to keep you happy. . . . → Read More: The Trustee & Dessert Degustation – 15 Apr 2015

Media Release: New York Diner Set for Perth

New York Diner Set for Perth

Food visionary, Denny Nehme, is bringing a taste of New York to 140, an urban destination where food, art and retail collide on transformed laneways in the Perth CBD, with the opening of East Village.

Serving classic American fare – hot dogs, pizza, waffles and sundaes – East . . . → Read More: Media Release: New York Diner Set for Perth

Eat Drink Perth - Food Truck Rumble

Eat Drink Perth: Food Truck Rumble - Chilli Hot Dog

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

As part of the Eat Drink Perth food festival running over March and April, there are various events running, one of which is a new addition – The Food . . . → Read More: Eat Drink Perth – Food Truck Rumble