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Twilight Tastings in the Swan Valley

22 November, 2017
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Friday evenings just got a whole lot better! Twilight Tastings is a new initiative by a bunch of Swan Valley cellar doors, designed to encourage people to pop through for a relaxing wine on a Friday afternoon on the way home. You can have some tastings and pick up your wine for the weekend! Make the Swan Valley your ‘Knock Off, Stop Off’ during December and support local! Held over four Fridays including December 1, 8, 15 and 22, each winery has a…

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The Tribute

22 October, 2017
The Tribute

Another corner, another suburban cafe right? Well, when you see a line out the door at 8.30am then you know this isn’t just your usual run of the mill operation. The Tribute has positioned itself as a top tier cafe near a school for a mums and dads, the river for the active wear crew and in a suburb filled with social media savvy brekky lovers. It’s the perfect storm of customers. Martin Eade, a fellow colleague at Broadsheet, covered…

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Oktoberfest in the Gardens 2017

1 October, 2017
Oktoberfest 2017

Now in its seventh year, Oktoberfest in the Gardens is returning to Perth’s Langley Park this October 7th and will be showering down even more Bavarian brilliance for those lederhosen loving festival goers. Inspired by the traditional Bavarian festival, Oktoberfest in the Gardens is Australia’s largest and most authentic Oktoberfest experience you can find. The event will feature German Bier Halls, authentic German food stalls, roving performers, sideshow alley with all the classics, crowd favourite ‘silent disco’ and an eclectic mix of entertainment and competitions across multiple stages, throughout the…

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Entwined in the Valley – My Top 5 Picks

21 September, 2017
Entwined in the Valley Lunch

This year’s Entwined in the Valley will see Perth’s wine region celebrate food, wine, music, art and culture over four massive days from Thursday 12th October to Sunday 15th October. Over 50 events will be popping up in the Swan Valley, ranging from wine tastings in secret cellars and beautiful long table lunches in the vineyards.  There are cooking lessons and a jazz festival, as well as plenty of places to eat, drink, laugh and enjoy the Spring sunshine. Here are…

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Sage

13 September, 2017
Sage Cafe - Breakfast Perth

Vic Park has a new addition and it’s a pearler. Sage Cafe, located behind the old post office, is already wow’ing customers with its breakfast offering and slick interior design. Polished concrete and wood finishing blended with brass and rose gold make for an inviting space. The chestnut leather bucket chairs are comfy. I had almost forgotten what it is like to sit on nice chairs at breakfast with so many cafes now having metal chairs!  Coffee is supplied by Freo’s Port…

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Lindt Australia opens first WA store in Perth

5 September, 2017
Lindt Shop Perth

Perth chocoholics rejoice! Lindt & Sprüngli will be opening the doors to WA’s first Lindt Chocolate Shop in Watertown Brand Outlet Centre. The official opening will take place on Thursday, 7th September at 9am and will satisfy chocolate lovers’ sweet tooth cravings. The store launch celebrations will span from the 7th September to 10th September and will see the lucky first 100 customers who spend $10 or more walking away with a free 1kg of Lindor balls each day. The…

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Global Gastronomy at Garden City

9 August, 2017
Justine Schofield

Garden City presents their third annual fresh food festival Global Gastronomy, on Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 August. Indulge yourself over the weekend with a fantastic line up of amazing food and cooking demonstrations with celebrity food personalities Justine Schofield and Karen Martini, along with Garden City’s own food retailers. Justine’s youthful energy and French flair touches everything she does and this weekend will be no different. Taking you on a tour of your taste buds, Justine will talk shoppers…

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The Wild Fig

5 August, 2017
The Wild Fig - Breakfast Perth

The Wild Fig were are the forefront of beachside breakfast dining before Perth even knew what smashed avocado was. Originally located on West Coast Drive, they moved to the Esplanade on the Scarborough foreshore some years ago. They have always been one of the area’s most popular cafes but the Scarborough redevelopment is making times tough. Businesses understand that the redevelopment will bring many more people to the area once completed, but at the moment factors such as lack of…

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Entwined in the Valley 2017

27 July, 2017
Entwined in the Valley 2017 - Breakfast Perth

It’s all about meeting the locals at this years Entwined in the Valley, with over 50 unique events popping up around the Swan Valley from Thursday 12 – Sunday 15 October. From intimate wine tastings in secret cellars and roving musicians on town corners to exclusive dinners under the stars, there is something to cater to every taste and whim. Hallmark events include the latest outdoor installation by Fervor, featuring collaboration with bush tucker expert Dale Tillbrook and his wonderful…

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