Food & Wine

A 33-year wait for a major hospitality development on the Swan is almost over.

The state government hopes to reduce the time required to secure approvals for starting a restaurant by up to three months through a $1.6 million ‘flying squad’ initiative.

A Western Australian brewery has produced the top beer in the country for the second time in three years, with Gage Roads Brewing Company taking home the top prize at the Australian International Beer Awards overnight.

Palmyra’s Gage Roads Brewing Company will wind back the amount of beer it makes for Woolworths' beverages arm, Pinnacle Liquor Group, to capitalise on its fast-growing range of own-branded craft be

Perth-based confectionary company Yowie Group has tapped investors for a $32 million capital raising to fund an expanded rollout of its product in the US market.

Western Australia’s eighth biggest winemaker, 3 Oceans Wine Company, has laid-off non-essential staff as it reconsiders its strategic direction in the face of falling demand from its key market in China.

A new underground pizza bar is bringing a distinctly old-school vibe to the inner city.

Restaurant Amuse in East Perth and Lalla Rookh in the CBD have featured in a listing of Australia’s top 100 restaurants.

The state’s workplace safety watchdog has commended construction sites within the CBD for keeping up good compliance with workplace safety laws, but could not do the same for restaurants and cafes.

Western Australian distillers took home the majority of awards handed out at the 2016 Australian Distilled Spirits Awards last night, with Albany’s Limeburners crowned as distiller of the year.

Fittingly for a restaurant he has named Odyssea, owner Fabio Hupfer undertook a lengthy journey before he could open the doors at his City Beach eatery. 

Two Western Australian distilleries are making their mark on the world stage, with Hippocampus Metropolitan Distillery and Limeburners both winning international awards this week.

Food trucks are popping up at a variety of locations across Perth’s suburbs, but red tape and operating fees are holding back further growth in the fledgling industry.


Innovative IGA owner James Kelly will open his third 24-hour supermarket in July, signing up to be the anchor tenant at a redeveloped Boulevard Shopping Centre City Beach.

A focus on sustainability and environmentally friendly fishing is proving a boon for WA seafood producers.

Salitage Winery in Pemberton has been sold to an unnamed local investor for $2.85 million after more than three years on the market.

Feral Brewing Company has been knocked off the top spot of a poll of Australia’s 100 best craft beers for the first time in five years, with the Swan Valley-based brewery’s Hop Hog named by punters

Australia's fast food king Jack Cowin was back where it all began today, opening the nation’s 400th Hungry Jack’s store in Perth.

Fewer food operators were convicted for unsanitary and unsafe practices in 2015 than in the previous 12 months, but there were still nearly $240,000 in fines handed out to 16 venues across the city this year.

Publicly-listed almond grower and health food retailer Select Harvests has sold its Western Australian orchard project for $9.5 million, following $60 million of write-downs over the past three years.