Food & Wine

Gusto Vino - Eagle Vale has landed

It has been a long and interesting journey from Colorado in the US to the sun and surf of Margaret River, via Indonesia, for Eagle Vale Wines’ Steve Jacobs.Like a few of its neighbours Eagle Vale enjo

Taka’s rises in east

The proprietors of popular Shafto Lane restaurant Taka’s Kitchen are opening another restaurant in Perth, located on the corner of Wellington and Barrack streets.

Buddha Bar’s evolution continues

While Marcos Cain took ownership of Subiaco’s chic Buddha Bar more than three-and-a-half years ago, only just this week has the venue evolved to the stage where all the pieces of his vision are in place.

Wine News with Anne Dawson

Olsen Wines has re-branded and its bottles are now sporting a new label.

Luxe a fortune in bartender awards

Highgate's Luxe Bar has won one of Australia’s most prestigious prizes, the National Bartender Magazine Bar Team of the Year Award.

Gusto Vino - Maher reads market

Shaun Maher’s wholesale business Liquid Library celebrated its first year of operation last week.Mr Maher says it’s been a solid year and his success to date has come through sticking with quality win

Catering for growth

Christopher Hiller is renowned for his great food offering at his Subiaco cafe, Food by Christopher Hiller.

Labor threat to AWAs

Even though Labor has not released its industrial relations policy, rumours are rife among employers that Australian Workplace Agreements will be abolished. Mark Beyer and Julie-anne Sprague investigate.

Bowman’ new sound for Piccolo

Ardross restaurant Piccolo Mondo has been acquired by Scott Bowman who has been busy for the past couple of weeks transforming the former Mediterranean-styled restaurant into one with a much more modern look and a five-star menu.

Wine News – with Anne Dawson

After nearly five years as Palandri’s chief winemaker Tony Carapetis has left the Margaret River winery.

Wine News

Former Matilda Bay Brewery founder Phil Sexton has launched a second wine label.

Just Eats looks to create a niche

The owners of one of Perth’s newest eateries are hoping to build a reputation for great sandwiches and healthy snacks similar to that of global food retailer Pret A Manger.

Fresh appeal at The Windsor

The Windsor Hotel is undergoing a major facelift to breathe more life and vitality into the iconic South Perth pub.

Organic growth for Oranje Tractor

Murray Gomm has no problem with the idea of taking his work home with him. In fact, the two sides to his career complement each other perfectly.

Theo takes on New Yorkers

Little Caesars Pizzeria owner and pizza chef Theo Kalogeracos will head to New York later next month to compete in a pizza making competition at the New York Pizza Show.

A little bit of elbow grease at Star Anise

Another of Perth’s top restaurants has undergone a radical facelift.

Olsens’ seachange takes in Canada

When Steve and Ann Marie Olsen decided to leave the city behind and settle in Margaret River 20 years ago, they did so primarily so their children could grow up away from the city.

Wine News with Anne Dawson

Vincor Australia has appointed two new staff members to look after its Amberley brand.Former Cape Mentelle marketing manager Robin Birch will join Amberley as the brand marketing manager.

Java Joe’s set to grow

Java Juice’s sister cafe concept, Java Joe, will be replicated at a new store to open on St Georges Terrace in November.

Wine News with Anne Dawson

Despite the Wallabies’ recent rugby union loss in Durban it’s not all bad news for Australia in the world of tri-nations competitions.

Lamont brings passion to her vision

Kate Lamont and her sister Fiona have undergone a remarkable journey since the late 1980s, propelling a small family vineyard into a brand name synonymous with quality food and wine along the way.