Food & Wine

A Sentinel of good taste

Hospitality veteran Steve Scaffidi has stayed true to his convictions of what it takes to operate a successful bistro in the CBD. Emily Morgan reports.

Boutique coffee & the perfect blend

Dian Aristia wanted a job with plenty of human interaction ... and found it with her sister at Infusion Coffee & Tea. Catie Low reports.

Beer and steak sandwiches among WA's finest

Brews from the north and a Subiaco steak sandwich were among the winners at the state's Australian Hotels Association Hotel and Hospitality awards this week.

Not your average Tuck Shop

A new cafe on Newcastle Street in the city is creating a niche with its painstakingly prepared food and service focus. Carolyn Herbert reports.

Fine-tuning the art of slow food

Kim Gamble has put his heart and soul into Kim's Food Bar, his latest venture in Cottesloe, which pays his biggest homage yet to slow food. Emily Morgan reports.

Best Aussie beer is Feral

The Swan Valley's Feral Brewing has been judged to have produced Australia's best beer in 2011, while Fremantle's Sail and Anchor Hotel also took out two top gongs at this year's Beer & Brewer

Coffee’s king at Louis Baxters

Running a cafe has been a very steep learning curve for Laki Baker and Olympic swimmer Eamon Sullivan. Carolyn Herbert reports.

Unwrapping top fish and chips

The friends and partners behind Sweetlips are always looking at how to improve their restaurants. Emily Morgan reports.

Coffee better than grandma’s

The kettle's always just boiled at Renata Taylor's Bicton cafe, as Carolyn Herbert reports.

The right climate for business

The team behind The George and The Byrneleigh is about to take flight with a new venture in the CBD. Carolyn Herbert reports.

Sinsational night out at Devilles

Josh Collins has brought years of industry experience and a touch of the flamboyant to his themed club in Aberdeen Street. Carolyn Herbert reports.

Mediterranean on the Indian

Travel provided the inspiration for Vanessa Phillipson to start her own hospitality business, and it seems a tapas bar was just what Rockingham was crying out for. Carolyn Herbert reports.

LoQuay approach all in the family

Jacki Harry and her father, Noel Ogden, are targeting the residential and business communities with the offering at their riverside cafe. Carolyn Herbert reports.

Is your favourite Italian the real deal?

Eight of Perth's best Italian restaurants have been separated into a league of their own with the Italian government recently awarding them its authenticity and quality stamp of approval.

Infused with authenticity

Daniel Sharp has brought the culinary skills learned in some top restaurants to his business venture in Albany. Emily Morgan reports.

Tag teaming at Willy’s, The Goat

The owners of two Perth cafes had grand plans when they started out ... then the business got in the way. Emily Morgan reports.

Moschetti puts faith in staff

Villa D'Este has a solid following in West Perth and beyond. Emily Morgan reports.

M on the Point brings a bit of Subi to the sea

Operating a 'gastro-pub' in what for many is a holiday getaway destination has its own set of challenges. Carolyn Herbert reports.

Cream built for comfort

The owners of Cream say it's like an intimate dinner party every night at their inner-city restaurant. Carolyn Herbert reports.

Down by the riverside

150 East Riverside may offer premium views and premium wines, but there's no premium price tag on the relaxed, bistro-style cuisine. Carolyn Herbert reports.