This Aboriginal-owned-and-run cafe sits at the Nyamba Buru Yawuru cultural centre just outside of Broome. Mabu Mayi means good food in Yawuru, and let me tell you: they ain’t lying.
In the course of these 12 very long months, there has been the lovely La Capannina in Scarborough and La Madonna Nera in Mt Hawthorn, Laika in Lathlain and more. Find out Amanda Keenan’s favourites.
The Wood Bar is unpretentious, and a lot of fun. The Balkan food is a clever and authentic point of difference. As they say: it’s all good in the Wood.
This CBD spot is a themed, chain restaurant: two things that should spell disaster. It’s anything but.
The beloved cook had a long hiatus but she’s back with a shop and eatery in North Perth, serving up next-level curries with her special brand of warmth and kindness.
From the mildly endearing but misguided to the wildly offensive and the downright disturbing, women have heard it all. But the absolute pelican that plonked himself down at lunch took the cake.
You might think Port Hedland and Karratha don’t have anything to offer foodies. You’d be wrong.
I had forgotten about this place on the lower plains of West Perth. But a buzzy atmosphere, great food and an interesting wine list means it won’t be so long before my next visit.
A local roasted marron was dish of the day but there were many highlights at Pepper & Salt, including the endearing service from owner and chef Silas Masih.
This not-so-little gem squirrelled away beneath QV1 has a chicken that will bring all the boys (and girls) to the yard.
It would be easy to take it for granted but that would be a mistake. This City Beach favourite is doing some really good food — try the fried mice.
Vincent Wine is a clever, contemporary wine bar slash hip meeting spot with a groovy soundtrack. A bistro-theque, if you will. It’s a venue for any occasion.
The successor to Gurps Bagga’s beloved Maya restaurant in Fremantle does not disappoint.
When our so-called ‘State Daddy’ aka Premier Mark McGowan says to order takeaway for the good of WA, you better believe I listened — and I’m glad I did.
From the food to the cocktails to the sand beneath your feet, the Lone Traveller experience at the State Buildings is like a holiday at home.
The Standard has been a bit overlooked as other restaurants opened nearby. And that’s a crying shame, says Amanda Keenan, because this Northbridge spot’s food is excellent.
After being prematurely hurried out of this city izakaya after a patchy experience the first time, Amanda Keenan went back to discover some dishes are worth a second chance.
Amanda Keenan went to La Capannina for the pizza and stayed for the breathtaking outlook and fantastic service.
Amanda Keenan discovers La Madonna Nera’s particular brand of Italian magic and is moonstruck.
Bhutan Cuisine is serving up culinary adventure to grounded travellers and as Amanda Keenan discovers, it’s an expedition well worth taking.
Amanda Keenan uncovers a new favourite in an unexpected place. Lathlain may not be a traditional foodie destination but pity the fool who misses out on Cosy Del’s.
It didn’t really occur to me that the ‘hot’ in Drasko’s Hot Chicken referred to spice rather than temperature until my face was frozen in a silent scream as I poured ice-cold water down my throat.
Some online reviews of Casa Bianchi would make Basil Fawlty blush but Amanda Keenan discovered the food is quite nice — and the setting is sublime.
Shige, named for its chef, a skilled sashimi swordsman, delivers fresh, delicious Japanese in a nondescript setting.
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