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High Tea at Mandurah Crab Fest

2 February, 2016
Crab Fest high tea

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
Italian Live Lounge

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
Midlandia 2015 VIP Opening Photo: Adam Nalapraya www.adamnalapraya.com

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
Little Angel Affogato - Breakast Perth

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
WA Signature Dish

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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Lobster Brunch by the Sea in Lancelin

12 November, 2015
Lancelin Brunch Breakfast Perth

Just over an hours drive north of Perth, the regional crayfishing community of Lancelin will be hosting the first Lobster Brunch on the 17th January to celebrate the amazing produce from this pristine pocket of Australia.  A delicious menu highlighting the famous Western Rock Lobster will be curated by WA Food Ambassador and Chef, Don Hancey.  Served alongside a Gingin salad and fresh bread from the New Norcia Bakery, the menu will include half a Western Rock Lobster caught by the Geraldton…

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WA Signature Dish Finalists Named

18 October, 2015
WA Signature dish semi finals cook off

Buy West Eat Best has announced the four finalists who will battle it out in the WA’s Signature Dish Grand Finale. Hosted by Rob Broadfield and judged by Guillaume Brahimi (Bistro Guillaume), Matt Preston (MasterChef) and Shane Osborn (from Michelin starred St Betty’s restaurant and Arcane in Hong Kong), the Grand Finale will be one of the highlights of the Margaret River Gourmet Escape event on 22 November. Finalists will cook-off against each other in a 60 minutes session at…

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