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Introducing: The Melt Hub

Published on March 22, 2017
Categories - Blog, Read About, The Foodies

Inspired by the classic comfort food of grilled cheese and its popularity in the US, David Manuel launched his food truck The Melt Hub back in November 2015. From the mobile black box you can expect handcrafted combinations of old-school comfort food with new-school flavours “with an Anglo-French American twist,” says David. Think gourmet melts and burgers. David takes the classic cheese and carb combo and turns it into something a bit fancy, a bit gourmet, and a lot delicious. Read more

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Flora & Fauna Presents Vegan High Tea

Published on March 22, 2017
Categories - Blog, Events, Read About, The Foodies

Northbridge hole-in-the-wall café Flora and Fauna has shown us how to do vegan and vegetarian foods well. Their breakfasts and lunches are so filling and their sweets so decadent that there are no feelings of missing out – just how it should be.

To the delight of many, Flora and Fauna have announced an autumn high tea series, featuring solely vegan treats Read more

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Introducing: Gary’s Diner

Published on March 15, 2017
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Rolling into town last year was Gary’s Diner. Seeing this rad orange and blue striped truck around town you’d be forgiven for thinking they were newcomers to the scene, but underneath those stripes you’ll find something very familiar. With a stack of magnets, long time truckers Comida Do Sul convert to Gary’s Diner when opportunity knocks. Read more

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Alliance Française French Film Festival 2017: Our Top Picks

Published on March 13, 2017
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Francophiles and cinema lovers rejoice as the 2017 Alliance Française French Film Festival returns to Cinema Paradiso, Luna on SX and Windsor Cinema from 15 March to 5 April. Read more

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Introducing: Stampede Gelato

Published on March 9, 2017
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With the Food Truck Rumble coming up on 26 March 2017, we’ve turned the spotlight onto some of Perth’s best food trucks, starting today with Stampede Gelato. Read more

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Review: City Limits Festival

Published on March 7, 2017
Categories - Blog, Event Review, Read About

In 36 degree heat, the inaugural City Limits Festival hit Badlands Bar on Sunday 5 March. Since Badlands’ inception they have been committed to creating a live music venue that champions the local, and if the success of this weekend’s event is anything to go by, City Limits is set to be a popular fixture on the calendar. Read more

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Introducing: FUNK Cider

Published on March 2, 2017
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From their home in the Swan Valley, the Michael brothers were inspired by their love for local produce to produce some of WA’s best cider. More and more venues around town are pouring FUNK Cider, and the boys will be popping up at this weekend’s WA Cider & Pork Festival at Elizabeth Quay. We caught up with the Michaels to find out more about their apple-y goodness. Read more

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Review: Women of Letters, Perth Writers Festival

Published on March 1, 2017
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It has only been about 20 years since letter writing began its swift and irrevocable decline, but it is, unquestionably, a relic of the past, albeit the not-too-distant past.

Enter Women of Letters, an event founded by Marieke Hardy and Michaela McGuire in 2010 to celebrate “the lost art of letter writing”. Each Women of Letters salon sees five Australian women compose a letter on a set theme and then read it to an audience. Read more

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Q&A: Filmmaker Molly Reynolds

Published on February 20, 2017
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This weekend, Perth International Arts Festival will present a retrospective of the work of two of Australia’s most important filmmakers: Molly Reynolds and Rolf de Heer. Working together and independently, both artists have created a body of work vital to our country’s creative oeuvre, most notably working with the Yolngu people of Ramingining in Arnhem Land.

We discussed documentary filmmaking and the magic of Ramingining with Molly ahead of her visit to Perth. Read more

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Review: A O Lang Pho

Published on February 17, 2017
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Vietnamese production A O Lang Pho is now showing at the Regal Theatre as part of the 2017 Perth International Arts Festival. In performing sublime movement on stage, the Nouveau Cirque du Vietnam are powerful storytellers – the 70 minute circus event presents an evolution from village to city. A story of progress with its gains and losses. Read more

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