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Eat Drink Perth 2016

15 March, 2016
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The City of Perth has officially launched the program for its 12th annual Eat Drink Perth festival, comprising a record number of events, 16 March – 23 April 2016. Lord Mayor Lisa Scaffidi said the festival served up the newest and best of Perth’s exploding food and beverage scene while catering to all tastes and budgets. “We’re thrilled to have nine of this year’s Australian Top 100 Restaurant finalists participating in Eat Drink Perth – including from the new State…

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Taste of Perth 2016

8 March, 2016
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Taste of Perth in partnership with Electrolux returns for its third year to the stunning outdoor setting of Langley Park, Perth, taking place from Friday 29 April-Sunday 1 May. Taste of Perth brings together the latest, greatest chefs and restaurants in Perth, along with the who’s who of the local dining scene – providing something for everyone from fine dining to sustainable eating. Spanning over three days, this year’s festival will be making the most of Perth’s warm autumn nights…

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The Mandurah Crab Fest is Nearly Here!

7 March, 2016
Channel Seven Mandurah Crab Fest. Mandurah Foreshore, Mandurah. 15th March 2015.  Photo: (C) Daniel Carson

The Channel Seven Mandurah Crab Fest presented by LiveLighter will explode onto the local scene for the 18th year on March 19 and 20.  Thousands of local, national and international visitors are expected to make their way to the heart of Mandurah for the City’s signature annual two-day festival, which has drawn crowds in excess of 100,000 people since 2011. From humble beginnings, Crab Fest has grown to become the biggest free regional community event in Western Australia, all set…

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High Tea at Mandurah Crab Fest

2 February, 2016
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High Tea Under the Fig Tree Festival-goers are invited to experience pure indulgence at the unique High Tea under the Fig Tree event during this year’s Channel Seven Mandurah Crab Fest presented by LiveLighter. Now in its 18th year, the festival will take place on March 19 and 20. The main festival is free to attend all weekend long and this year a number of unique ticketed food experiences have been introduced, including the High Tea under the Fig Tree.…

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Italian Live Lounge in Bassendean

27 January, 2016
Italian Live Lounge

Premiering at Perth’s Fringe World Festival on 20th February 2016 in Bassendean, Italian Live Lounge is an innovative cultural event created to celebrate contemporary Italian music and food. A team made up of Italian-Australian feature female singer Monique, a band of high calibre musicians, and food and wine specialists, have been brought together for the event, which will be held at the Swan Districts Football Club in Bassendean, a suburb with a rich history in the Italian-Australian community. Upon entering, guests will…

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Little Italy Arrives in Bassendean for Fringe!

20 January, 2016
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Italian Live Lounge Bar Street Festival Extravaganza! On Friday 12th and Saturday 13th February, the Town of Bassendean Council Building and Gardens in Old Perth Road will be transformed into an Italian piazza which will include fountains, ambient lighting and floral arrangements in oversized roman pots. At Italian Live Lounge Pop up Bar, modern Italian beers, sparkling wines, aperitivi and signature cocktails will be available for guests to enjoy. Nunzio Nici, awarded by the Italian Government for the best pizza in…

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Midlandia Returns for Fringe World

21 December, 2015
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Fringe World is about to kick off for 2016 in our fine city of Perth and local creative event agency JumpClimb Events will again be taking a Fringe World offering to the award winning venue Midlandia. Located in the City of Swan,  the Midland Junction Arts Centre and surrounds will be transformed into the wonderful world of Midlandia. The restored heritage listed building, previously a school, will play host to a mix of comedy, cabaret and theatre acts including Ryan Coffey (VIC), Gillian Cosgriff (VIC), Sparrowfolk (NSW) and Mike G (USA) from February 4 to 20. Additional…

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A Little Angel in the City

14 December, 2015
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Corey Diamond, the original founder of West Perth stalwart, Epic Espresso, has returned from a 3 year stint in Melbourne to bring Perth a new coffee concept – Little Angel. Located on the ground floor of the Exchange Tower in Sherwood Court Perth CBD, this espresso bar with a difference is serving Five Senses coffee, single origin hot chocolate and sweet treats that throw the playbook out the window. Affogatos made with liquid nitrogen gelato are going to pique many…

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Peel Region Wins WA Signature Dish People’s Choice Award

24 November, 2015
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Sunday saw the Grand Finale of the Buy West Eat Best WA Signature Dish held at the Margaret River Gourmet Escape. Launched last year, WA’s Signature Dish is a State-wide cooking competition that promotes WA’s local produce and seeks to unearth our State on a Plate. The four talented finalists from the Gascoyne, Kimberley, Swan Valley & Surrounds and Peel battled it out during a live 60 minute cook off event on the Miele Chef’s Theatre stage hosted by Rob Broadfield (Food…

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WA Signature Dish Final – THIS WEEKEND!

19 November, 2015
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Local produce is set to shine in WA’s Signature Dish Grand Finale at the Margaret River Gourmet Escape on Sunday 22nd November 2015. The Grand Finale will see four finalists cook-off against each other at the Miele Theatre to decide which regional dish will win the annual title of WA’s Signature Dish. Hosted by Rob Broadfield (Food Critic at The West Australian) and judged by Guillaume Brahimi (Bistro Guillaume), Matt Preston (Masterchef) and Shane Osborn (from Michelin starred St Betty’s restaurant and…

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