dosukoi japanese noodle & bubble tea – fremantle

I first encountered ramen a number of years back. It wasn’t love at first bite…frankly, I wasn’t particularly enamored by what appeared to be nothing more than some tarted up “Maggi Mee”, a high class call girl of the noodle world with a price to match and not much more to offer than a bowl … Continue reading

beaches cafe – cottesloe

Most brekky joints have the same sort of offerings…eggs three ways, the obligatory pancakes with some form of (often miserable) fruit accompaniment and the option to cop the lot (you know, everything x 2 + hashbrowns).   I’ll admit, I do love the whole calorific shebang on days where I’ve woken up wishing I had: … Continue reading

mundaring weir hotel – mundaring

S: “Can you pass me a mentos so I can get that taste out of my mouth”. *Rewind 120 minutes earlier* Sun is shining, it’s the first day of a long weekend, I’m 4 assignments out of 6 down. Life is good. Thinking I would treat myself to a lunch outing at the Subiaco Farmer’s … Continue reading

hawker’s cuisine – chinatown, northbridge

Chinatown. For some unbeknownst reason, those of us of Chinese origin find it necessary to congregate ourselves in a particular area for the purposes of…well…mainly eating. No matter which country you find yourself in, you will no doubt find an enclave designated specifically for Chinese people to eat Chinese cuisine amongst Chinese shops selling familiar Chinese things. … Continue reading

jus burgers – subiaco and leederville

NB: This image is solely a representation of Burger Bars in my mind’s eye and in no way reflects the actual physical appearance of Jus Burgers (and the thousands of $$ no doubt spent to ‘funkasize’ it) The gourmet burger bar…a phenomenon taking over Perth….oh if only I had been the mastermind behind such a … Continue reading