Galileo Buona Cucina – Authentic Sicilian

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Galileo Buona Cucina, 199 Onslow Road, Shenton Park, Phone 9382 3343.

And You’ll Sing Vita Bella … Sitting down to lunch at Galileo Buona Cucina made me appreciate how beautiful life can be. And, for me, that’s usually because food is involved.

Galileo Buona Cucina

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16 Fabulous Italian Meals 2017 – The Italian Explosion

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16 Fabulous Italian Meals 2017

Is it just me, or are there an extraordinary number of new Italian places in Perth? It seems everyday I’m reading about a new Cafe just opening and that’s a very good thing. Viva Italia.

16 Fabulous Italian Meals 2017

Spritz Spizzicheria – Spinach Ricotta Ravioli

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Pappagallo – Cafe – Wood Fired Pizzeria – Bar

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Pappagallo Cafe Pizzeria, 250 Oxford Street, Leederville, Phone 9444 0889.

The Pasta Or Pizza Dilemma … So excited to finally get to dine at Pappagallo in Leederville. It’s a Cafe with very good word of mouth and according to Google Pappagallo means Parrot, which is a little quirky. Love it.

Pappagallo Cafe Pizzeria

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No Mafia – No Fuss – Wine – Bar – Food

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No Mafia, 11 / 189 William Street, Northbridge, Phone 6162 6405.

No Mafia / No Fuss … No Mafia is a Wine Bar with a small but perfectly formed food menu. Their inspiration comes from Southern Italian recipes but they decided to go against tradition and make their own rules.

No Mafia

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The Queens Hotel – Est. 1898 – Heritage Listed

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The Queens Hotel, 520 Beaufort Street, Highgate, Phone 9328 7267.

It Feels Like Home To Me … Ah, fond memories of The Queens Tavern from way back. Hadn’t visited in a long while and Easter Sunday saw us heading to Highgate. Did I mention the all day $10.00 cocktails?

The Queens Hotel

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Sixth Senses Gourmet Thai Restaurant

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Sixth Senses Gourmet Thai Restaurant, 135 Oxford Street, Leederville, Phone 9444 0321.

One Brief Moment In Time … Leederville said a quiet adieu to Thai Spice on Oxford. The restaurant was open only a short while and then like a flash of lightning it was gone. The good news is that Six Senses Gourmet Thai Restaurant has taken its place.

Sixth Senses Gourmet Thai Restaurant

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Cafe At The Hyatt Regency – Revisit

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Cafe At The Hyatt Regency Revisit, 99 Adelaide Terrace, Perth, Phone 9225 1257.

A Touch Of Class … Café at the Hyatt Regency is one of our special occasion go to venues. The lighting is dim, the décor is sophisticated and there are quiet corners for intimate dining. For me it takes the buffet experience up a notch or two.

Cafe At The Hyatt Regency Revisit

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Jamie’s Italian Revisit – Restaurant – Bar

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Jamie’s Italian Revisit, 140 William Street, Perth, Phone 9363 8600.

New Year’s Day … Xena and I decided to start 2017 with a nice meal. So, we headed to Jamie’s Italian in the City and it proved to be a good choice as hardly anywhere else was open.

Jamie's Italian Revisit

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Spritz Spizzicheria Italiana – Bar – Kiosk

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Spritz Spizzicheria Italiana, 148 Scarborough Beach Road, Mount Hawthorn, Phone 9444 3839.

Time Is Fleeting … Spritz Spizzicheria Italiana and their dessert café Affogato Gelateria kind of dominate the Mount Hawthorn café strip. They sit side by side and make a nice looking couple.

Spritz Spizzicheria Italiana

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Park And Vine – Coffee – Food – Wine

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Park And Vine, 31 Gayton Road, City Beach.

Blue Cheese Baby … Park And Vine sits happily on the edge of a Park at Empire Village in City Beach. I’d read that The Standard’s Sous Chef Daniel Campbell had taken over the Kitchen, so I was very interested in this foodie destination.

Park And Vine

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