Aquaculture is a rapidly growing industry, generally deemed necessary to meet the increasing global demand for seafood. But when you learn it takes around 1.5 kilograms of wild, ocean-caught fish to produce just one kilogram of farmed fish, common sense says it can’t be sustainable.
The latest contender for WA’s toastie crown, Toast Cartel, has taken over the kiosk left behind by Eleven Squares in Fremantle’s Piazza shopping precinct.
The home of new Victoria Park bar Daddy Long Legs has had many identities – The Publican, DB’z and The Opal, to name just three.
Sri-Lankan born Devinda Jayasinghe grew up in Perth, spending much of his childhood around the South-East Asian restaurants run by his parents.
Sad news, Perth spirit lovers: Hippocampus Metropolitan Distillery, one of the city’s urban distillers, is moving to Melbourne. On July 1, Hippocampus will join corporate stablemate Boatrocker Brewers in a new entity, Boatrocker Brewers & Distillers. As part of the merger, Hippocampus’s distinct copper still (affectionately nicknamed “Kylie”) will be relocated to the Victorian capital. Read more at Broadsheet here. (image : supplied)
Gary Beadle is a veteran of the Perth bar scene, having been responsible for the design of Lot Twenty, Five Bar and 399. His latest venture is Tiki as FK.
East Fremantle’s Barque is well known for its modern-Asian cuisine, but has closed as it prepares to assume a new identity. Recently sold to business partners Craig Houston and Gord Kahle, Barque will be reborn later in the year as Cook & Mason.