Lunch at Good Fortune Roast Duck House

Inspired by the amusing Amazing Peking Duck Race chapter in a book I am currently reading by Lorraine behind the Not Quite Nigella blog, I decided to find some Peking Duck to feast on for lunch. The Good Fortune Roast Duck House sounded like the perfect place to experience this famous Chinese imperial dish and for the very first time might I mention. The restaurant is located in the Chinatown part of Northbridge on William ...

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Morning walk and lunch at Choux Cafe

Well, it's official, I am on holidays! Working through Christmas and New Year last year in a retail store, I am really going to cherish my time off. I admire retail sales assistants, it's a crazy job during the festive season but rewarding for the company's balance sheet. This year I am looking forward to baking dessert for the family on Christmas day, something I couldn't do last year. I ...

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Northbridge Brewing Company by Beerland

With Perth’s transforming food scene and not to mention the beer craft scene a little thought goes into where to take Dad for his birthday these days, with the aim of showing him new places around town, last year it was the Alpengaudi evening at The Rhein Donau Club in Myaree and this year our family decided to try the Northbridge Brewing Company. The establishment serves as a brewery, bar and ...

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Bocelli’s Espresso

A sequence of events unfolded this morning and we found ourselves unexpectedly lining up at Bocelli's Espresso not for an espresso but for some food. Bocelli's Espresso was voted this year as the best place for coffee, it wasn't to be this morning and I will take everyone's word that the coffee is pretty good. It would explain the line of people waiting for their takeaway orders. Location wise Bocelli's Espresso ...

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Toastface Grillah in Perth Shopping Mall Precinct

A new little place has opened up in Perth city this month and it is called Toastface Grillah, it is located in a lane that veers off from the Murray Street Mall and connects to Barrack Street. At Toastface Grillah, a name that bears resemblance to the rapper Ghostface Killah the menu on offer is a variety of grilled cheese toasties and coffee. A new place in town This unassuming eatery is ...

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Yahava Koffeeworks

The Swan Valley is renowned for its wineries and yearly events of Spring in the Valley and Oktoberfest. Today we thought we would try something a little different, coffee tasting at Yahava Koffeeworks! Yahava Koffeeworks roast beans on site sourced from various countries around the world, they are detailed and thorough in their search to deliver some of the finest coffee around to West Australians. Each coffee bean variety in store has a detailed description including ...

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Chez Jean-Claude Patisserie Leederville

When we returned from spending a few weeks in Europe the first thing we did after dropping our bags in the hallway was to find some lunch! We jumped in the car and headed towards West Leederville. Chez Jean-Claude is a Swiss Patisserie and as we always frequent the store in Subiaco we decided to try the West Leederville location as it offers cafe style facilities. The West Leederville store is situated in ...

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La Galette De France Nedlands

Crepes and coffee is what you will so find at La Galette De France in the riverside suburb of Nedlands. This French patisserie serve a fair of cakes, quiches, warm savoury food and sandwiches.  There is plenty of free street parking and alfresco seating available, we take a seat outside under the umbrellas. Unfortunately I missed the chance of trying the crème de marrons crepes as they had run out of the chestnut but never mind, where ...

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Working Lunch from Chez Jean-Claude Patisserie

Working in a bit of chaos this morning my lunch break was very rushed and I popped into Chez Jean-Claude Patisserie for their sandwich rolls. I highly recommend the char grilled chicken roll. The bread is crispy and thin, just how I like it. Chez Jean Claude serve a great sandwich in Perth! It helps that they make the bread onsite in their tiny patisserie shop. The bread is perfect, its taste unbelievable. The thin ...

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