Holly Raye’s is just wonderful! The cosy little café is found in Bassendean, where an Anya Brock mural adorns the side of the wall: a colourful dog in Anya’s signature style. It’s a canine friendly kind of place in fact, with a dog’s bowl out the front as well. Everyone is welcome at this friendly joint, where owner Holly makes it her job to brighten your day through excellent food and great company. Read on to hear from Holly and to hear about one of our very favourite local cafés. Read more
Perth skincare label Clean Slate recently moved into the newly renovated State Buildings. As well as a flagship store, their new home fits the workshop, storage and a consultant corner as well. It has been decked out beautifully, and Clean Slate owner and creator Katrina Snowden is loving their new home in the city. Read on to hear more from Katrina and to take a peek inside the shop. Read more
November is here and as the weather warms, we look forward to ocean swims. After which you always need to refuel, and Tropico in North Beach is the perfect place to duck into for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
Read on to hear from Brinlei Kemp, Tropico venue manager and one of the owners. Read more
After starting out in Subiaco in 2010 as Verte Green Bean House, a team of coffee lovers took their beloved café to King Street to become La Veen in 2012. Since then they have been sharing their passion for coffee, as well as serving up lovely sweets and delicious meals, to city crowds.
Read on for a chat with Benjamin who loves his coffee, his customers, and sharing top quality food and drink with others. Read more
North Fremantle’s Propeller is a favourite spot of ours. You can grab an early morning coffee from their shipping container coffee bar, catch up with friends for lunch, head there on a dinner date or savour a drink before catching a gig at Mojo’s across the road. Propeller is fresh and fun with exceptional food and drink. With the weather warming up, it’s time to take a trip to their welcoming courtyard. For now, read on for a chat with one of the owners, Siobhan. Read more
One of life’s greatest pleasures is enjoying a cup or a cone of handcrafted gelato, and that’s why one of our favourite local haunts is Gusto Gelato in Leederville. Owner Sean Lee knows what he’s doing – he even went to Italy to learn from the masters at the Gelato University. Did you even know there was such a place? With playful flavour names like Daft Chunk, Almond-Geddon and Gold Digger, you can see that while Sean takes his gelato making seriously he also has a lot of fun doing so. Read on to hear from Sean and see some of his mouth-watering gelato creations. Read more
When driving down Hay Street in Subiaco, you can’t help but notice the bold, pink building on the corner of Olive Street. Covered in murals from some of Perth’s best street artists, inside you will find Corner Gallery, a contemporary space that celebrates art, music and creative collaboration. This is primarily a space for arts events, so you need to keep an eye on their website to find out what is going on when, but when you visit you’ll often be treated to live music, live painting and a really good time.
Read on for a Q&A with the guys behind the gallery, Alex and J’aime. Read more
Playing a really important role in the culture and vibrancy of this city is small bar and live music venue The Bird. The Northbridge watering hole puts on intimate gigs for local and touring bands, hosts Perth’s best storytelling night Barefaced Stories, and it’s one of our favourite places to stop by for a pre-dinner drink or to catch up with mates.
Read on for our chat with owner Brenton. Read more
Bassendean is undoubtedly a suburb to keep your eye on and one of the key players in its impending revolution has been Julie of Daisy and Rowe. A Basso local, Julie opened up her home and gift shop last year, and has been thrilled with the response to her gorgeous collection of goods.
Read on as we explore Daisy & Rowe with Julie. Read more
Fi & Co in Northbridge is quite a treasure trove, filled with pretty clothes and fun accessories as well as other bits and bobs that catch owner Fi’s eye. You’ll find fresh new threads mixed with unique vintage pieces, and occasionally, you can find live music or crafternoons happening upstairs in the two storey, Northbridge store. Read on to hear from Fiona about her cute-as-pie shop. Read more