I’ve only visited Mean Machines cafe once, and that was for a business meeting at the odd time of 4:30pm on a Friday when it was almost empty.
Bad Apples Bar is located among the busy group of restaurants and shops around the corner of Riseley Street and Canning Highway in Ardross. Renay and I were recently invited to sample the menu, and went along for lunch on a Saturday. The lengthy, well stocked bar is the main feature of the venue, although the Enomatic Wine System you can see at the back stands out – more on that later. Most of the seating is bar-style, although there are couches scattered about and some more traditional seating outside. The menu is made up of sharing dishes, a selection of pizzas and a few main courses. Shared dishes are mostly around the $10-18 range, pizzas $18-25 and mains $26-28. We decided to try a few dishes from the sharing menu. A no-brainer for me – and what turned out to be my favourite dish of the day – was…
The Federal Hotel in Fremantle first opened in 1887, and has recently been refurbished to include accommodation, function spaces and several areas to drink & dine.
Renay and I were recently invited to dine at Samson’s Paddock, a bar & restaurant in Mosman Park, and we visited for lunch last Saturday afternoon.
Last week saw a collaboration dinner between Woodfire Italian Restaurant and Swan Valley boutique winery Little Black Dog Wines. Featuring a traditional shared table menu just like Chef Lorenzo’s Nonna would have cooked for the family back in Italy, each course was served with a glass of carefully-paired wine.
The Henley Brook – also known as The Hen – is a new tavern & bistro located on West Swan Road in the Swan Valley, less than 15 minutes from Ellenbrook.
Last weekend I was invited to the launch of Riverside Brewhouse, a new bar situated within The Old Brewery. I have a soft spot for The Old Brewery – I did get married there, after all…