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Oh my, how time flies. Can you believe it’s already September? Well I can’t, and I can’t believe I’ve left the blog unattended for this long. There’s so much to tell you. I’ve been eating out heaps, but I have to say, eating without having the blog in mind, not having to remember everything and not taking photos has been quite liberating.  I’ve been loving Sri Devi’s chicken 65 (pieces of chook marinated in tandoori masala then deep fried!), gorging on bread (what else?) at Bread in Common and just last weekend we found a tiny Japanese place that was pretty awesome.

Anyway first things first – I have an article out in the current issue (October) of SBS Feast, about a place dear to my heart. Actually dear to most of our hearts I think – it’s Perth! Or more accurately, eats around Perth CBD and Northbridge.

 

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When I was asked to write the story, I found it daunting. Actually daunting would be an understatement. How to condense this vibrant, changing city within a thousand words? But eventually what gripped me were the good old favourites, along with the newcomers on their way to being institutions. I tried to pack in as many as I could: Noodle Forum, European Foods, Kakulas Brothers, Twilight Hawker Markets (namely Marcelita’s Empanadas and Bangkok Jump Street), Co-Op Dining, City Farm and Hong Kong BBQ. If you’re curious to read more pick up a copy of the mag, it’ll be on the shelves for a couple more weeks.

Lastly, I was on the radio last Tuesday! Crazy, right? I harped on about farmers markets with Simon and Anth for the RTRFM 92.1 Tuesday evening Food Alternative segment. It was both a great and unnerving experience but thankfully my blabbermouth took over in the end. (Big thanks to segment producers Ai-Ling and Laura for the invite!) If you’d like to listen, the stream is here.

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  1. Martine @ Chompchomp

    Well done for the magazine feature – it looks fantastic!

  2. Lin

    Well done. A good feature article about Perth city!


 
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