Food & Wine

Baby Cakes' treats are small and sweet

The old saying that good things come in small packages could well be a marketing line for Baby Cakes, the Tuart Hill-based business of former pastry chef Sarah Brigden.


Low-carb diets may have changed the eating habits of some, but a little Aussie pasta shop in Dalkeith has maintained its winning formula, as Julie-anne Sprague reports.

WINE NEWS with Anne Dawson

Wills Domain will be opening its new cellar door just in time for summer with the official ribbon cutting set for this November.

Oyster Bar to expand

Warren Mead’s Oyster Bar brand is poised for significant expansion in Western Australia and on the east coast.

Oh Mama, a lounge bar

 Mamma Maria’s, the Italian restaurant operated by Mal Bennett for more than 20 years, is a step closer to becoming a lounge bar.

Pervan quits role at WIA

Wine Industry Association of Western Australia chief executive Kim Pervan has left the organisation after only four months in the job.


The label names give a clue to the attitude driving one of the South West’s up-and-coming wineries. Julie-anne Sprague reports.

WINE NEWS with Anne Dawson

Barwick Estates has added two new members to its team, with Andrew Rohrbach and Donelle Lyndon-James joining the winemaker recently.

Wine News with Anne Dawson

Former Xanadu group marketing and sales manager Kelly Renouf has moved out of the wine industry and into the family business, Renouf Real Estate.


A Fremantle icon with a focus on familiarity is preparing to celebrate 50 years in business, as Julie-anne Sprague reports.


Blue Cow Cheese Company’s growth is set to continue with the launch of a new gourmet products division, Blue Provedore, as Julie-anne Sprague reports.

Truffle the show’s star

It appears Loose Box executive chef Alan Fabregues has as much talent for auctioneering as he does for French cooking.

WINE NEWS with Anne Dawson

WINE NEWS with Anne Dawson Happs managing director Erl Happ will travel to the US in July to give a presentation at the American Society for Enology and Viticulture’s annual conference.The conference,

Wine News

VASSE Felix will re-open its cellar door on June 24 after undergoing renovations to the original cellar.

New Italian offers a familiar feel

IT may only have been the second day of trade at new Shenton Park restaurant Galileo Buona Cucina, but co-owner Una Hosgood was run off her feet when she met Gusto for an interview last week.


Restaurant and cafe ‘pioneers’ Dario and Lina Cipollini are taking a little time off after the sale of Bravo’s. But only a little time, as Julie-anne Sprague reports

WINE NEWS with Anne Dawson

A NEW label launched in Margaret River and Perth recently is set to challenge traditional thinking in the wine industry.

Wine News with Anne Dawson

WHILE the official launch of Goundrey’s new label, Offspring, isn’t until next Wednesday, the new brand is already bringing home awards.


A touch of magic spice and a focus on quality, authentic food, are just two of the factors behind the success and longevity of a Perth favourite, as Julie-anne Sprague reports.

Tinelli plans JoJo’s launch

UMBERTO Tinelli is all but certain to take over JoJo’s River Restaurant in four to eight weeks’ time. Mr Tinelli says he is waiting for final settlement, which includes liquor licence transfers.

A little bit of Italy in Northbridge

REGULAR Gusto readers will remember this correspondent’s culinary sojourn through Europe last year.