Restaurant Reviews

Tim Ho Wan, Perth – simple, good, and an unfortunate victim of its own hype

Tim Ho Wan, Perth – simple, good, and an unfortunate victim of its own hype

Tim Ho Wan’s arrival at Raine Square in Perth was heralded with much fanfare. Being awarded a Michelin star, its opening was a big deal to Perth. To me, its opening signalled that Perth was finally moving into the international foodie big leagues. Unfortunately, its […]

P’tite Ardoise Bistro, Highgate – doing the classics, and doing them well

P’tite Ardoise Bistro, Highgate – doing the classics, and doing them well

When you mention good French food in Perth, P’tite Ardoise Bistro always comes to mind. This restaurant has been on my “to visit” radar for the last few years, but I’ve never found the opportunity to do so until recently. Tucked away in a little […]

Weekend Notes: Formosa Vegetarian Eating House

Weekend Notes: Formosa Vegetarian Eating House

My latest on Weekend Notes is up! Check out the post on Formosa Vegetarian Eating House, a favourite from my uni days when us international students would gather at Utopia/Formosa downtown for bubble tea, karaoke and fake but oh-so-delicious fried chicken.

Marumo – notoriously hard to secure a booking, but worth it when you do

Marumo – notoriously hard to secure a booking, but worth it when you do

Marumo is one of Perth’s best degustation restaurants, and its price tag of $70 per person makes eating there even more of a coveted experience. Securing a booking there has become a monumentally difficult task, as bookings are only released every few months and tend […]

Weekend Notes: Where’s the best ramen in Perth?

Weekend Notes: Where’s the best ramen in Perth?

My latest article is now up on Weekend Notes! Where is the best ramen in Perth?   (I’m not allowed to reproduce the text anywhere else, or else I’d totally put a text snippet here. So please click through and check it out!) This is […]

Fremantle’s other cafe strip

Fremantle’s other cafe strip

When most people in Perth think about Fremantle’s cappuccino strip, they think about that touristy section of South Terrace near the Fremantle Markets. Gino’s is the first cafe that comes to mind. It is a Fremantle institution where tourists and locals alike sip their flat […]

Weekend Notes: The Creperie by Hexagone

Weekend Notes: The Creperie by Hexagone

You can read my review of The Creperie by Hexagone, an authentic French Breton creperie serving crepes and galettes on WeekendNotes here: Link

Street Eats Eatery, Yagan Square Perth

Street Eats Eatery, Yagan Square Perth

Yagan Square is Perth’s latest, hottest destination that only just opened in late March this year. There’s so much to see in Yagan Square at mealtimes that it is easy to miss this gem of a restaurant. Hubby and I had wandered down to Yagan […]

WeekendNotes: Reviewing Lau Pasar, McCallum Park and Chop Chop BBQ, Perth City

WeekendNotes: Reviewing Lau Pasar, McCallum Park and Chop Chop BBQ, Perth City

I have started writing for WeekendNotes to push my writing further, so if anything goes up there that’s also related to food, travel and general things-to-do in and around Perth, I’ll be sure to update this blog with the links. I’ve got two posts up there […]

Dragon Palace – Cockburn

Dragon Palace – Cockburn

A lot of people really like dim sum. And if the constant queues are anything to go by, a lot of people really like dim sum at Dragon Palace. With the growing franchise’s wide range of dishes, consistent service and most importantly – good food, […]