Spring Espresso in Subiaco

Spring Espresso has changed a bit since my last blog post. The coffee shop looks completely different and a new set of staff serve just as good coffee as before.   I have always loved the atmosphere at Spring Espresso and it is at its best in the morning on the weekends. It is packed, there are people buzzing around - i love it! The staff seem to handle the crowd okay and our ...

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Milkd, Subiaco

Milkd is off the beaten track in Subiaco on Denis Street, a few metres from the shops along Rokeby Road. The cafe is perfectly set up to sit for a while, seating outside and inside. The staff are excellent, so friendly and relaxed - how it should be in a coffee place. Coffee that day was nice and hot. Milkd serve a delicious toasted salami sandwich with mayo, perfect for a breakie ...

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The Little Pantry

Off on the scooter again exploring the Subiaco region, we stumbled upon a small strip in Shenton Park on Nicholson Road. The Little Pantry is the name of the cafe and I would describe it as a quiet and quaint neighborhood cafe. Also very baby friendly with almost half the patrons nursing a tiny one. Coffee Coffee!!  Our sole reason for stopping and it was fantastic, I might even go a step ...

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Koko Black @ Claremont Quarter

Koko Black is a chic and modern cafe in the Claremont Quarter shopping centre.  It is the ultimate place for chocolate lovers and as a self confessed one myself I had to pay the newly opened Koko Black a visit. Inspired by chocolate adventures in Europe, Shane Hill launched Koko Black in Melbourne. With his passion and hard work, Koko Black has arrived in Perth town, in the sleek and ultra modern Claremont ...

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Restaurant Cafe in De Waag

Restaurant Cafe In De Waag is located at  Nieuwmarkt Square in the Oude Zijde (which means old side) district of Amsterdam. The mini castle lookalike was originally a gate for a  medieval village. The gate was built between 1425 and 1488, today it is a bustling cafe open for breakfast, lunch, dinner, high tea, drinks and tea and coffee refreshments. The building is referred to as the Waag. Wireless internet is available ...

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The Dome Coffee Rottnest

Dome Coffee grew from humble beginnings in the 1990’s with its first store in Cottesloe, Western Australia. It filled a big coffee gap in the market back and over the years developed into a franchise chain with now over a hundred stores across Australia and some parts of Asia and the United Arab Emirates. All stores are individually owned and resemble the old ‘Kaffehaus’ cafes in Hungary, Prague and Austria. Having checked out ...

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Birthday Celebrations with a Patisserie Cake

Happy Birthday to me! This year I thought I would be organised and order a cake from the Swiss Patisserie in Subiaco, Chez Jean Claude. The family were meeting at our place followed by dinner in Chinatown, Northbridge. The very tiny patisserie has a fairly large website of many choices of desserts, breads and pastries. Through the website you can also specify when to pick up your purchase, I think at ...

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BBakery, Singapore

B Bakery is located on Bussorah Street in the heart of what is know as Kampong Glam, a cultural district of Singapore. This area is what I consider to be a part of the 'real' Singapore far from the modernisation of Marina Bay there is a lot of culture and heritage contained in these little streets and lane ways. You might be wondering why Singapore has distinctive areas such as Chinatown, ...

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Dolcetto Patisserie, North Perth

Saturday is the day of no lunch and instead its coffee and treats. I realised that i knew where to find Italian cakes south of the river but not nearby to where i live now, North of the River! So we headed north of Perth to try this Italian Patisserie and cafe on Fitzgerald street. Pretty happy with the coffee and cakes - Saturday special $6.50 for a coffee and cake. Dolcetto Patisserie is ...

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