IS Donburi, Northbridge

IsDonburi is a little Japanese eatery along William Street and it sits at the entrance of Arcade 189, very near to Superstar Waffles. The menu at IsDonburi instantly aroused my attention when we were deciding where to eat in Northbridge. The menu has plenty of choices to satisfy the fussiest of eaters or an indecisive person like myself. There are 8 varieties of Udon and 5 varieties of Yaki Udon. Then ...

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Overnighting on Rottnest Island

For my birthday this year I spent a relaxing weekend on Rottnest Island in Western Australia. Only 18kms from Fremantle  I particularly liked the idea of not enduring long travelling hours to reach. It was one of the most relaxing holidays I have had, also the closest holiday to home I have experienced! Rottnest Island is a popular holiday destination for most West Australians; it is car free and boasts 63 sheltered bays and ...

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Candlelit Dinner on Rottnest Island

2012 was an exciting year for Rottnest Island with several establishments opening their doors to hungry holiday makers. Rottnest Lodge underwent a change of ownership when The Karma Royal Group took over last year and unveiled the newly formed Italian restaurant, Riva. Luciano Ottaviano  formerly from Pronto in Claremont developed a Mediterranean style menu for the island's visitors. The beverage menu incorporates a long list of West Australian wines, international champagne and sparkling ...

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Tuck Shop Cafe, Pie-House and Delicatessen

I have a ‘must visit ’ list in my Google calendar and for months now Tuck Shop Cafe, Pie-House and Delicatessen has been ignored for the sole reason that I know no matter what time of the day I intend on going, there will be a guaranteed queue of people. Yes! That is how popular this simple Northbridge cafe is, it has a steady trail of followers and everyday new people are walking through the ...

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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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Leeuwin Concert 2012

I was so very lucky to be able to go to the Leeuwin Concert in Margaret River, as a corporate guest! Thank you to a few work colleagues cancelling at the last-minute. The Leeuwin Concert is a once a year event that has been running for 28 years. The concert is hosted at the beautiful Leeuwin Estate Winery and each year local, national and international artists descend to the town ...

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Breakfast at Evviva, Dunsborough

Evviva is located  in a beautiful part of Dunsborough, Southwest of Perth. The cafe has indoor and outdoor seating on the grass under the trees or various umbrella's. Evviva serve  coffee and tea, lunch, breakfast and wood fired pizzas. The wood fire oven is located outside under the veranda and runs for lunch only. All in all a great breakfast and I will return again, it is located in beautiful relaxing settings. ; Gourmet ...

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