Food & Wine

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.

No room for vote error

THE Perth public might be behind Room Nineteen but the population of our great city alone will not be able to save the Northbridge-based reality TV restaurant.

Anchor lodges Australia’s one millionth trademark

IN an unusual turnabout Western Australian-owned Anchor Foods has secured the one millionth trademark in Australia for its updated Anchor Lion brand.The turnabout comes because Anchor was one of the v


Dealing with town planning and licensing issues has proved frustrating for a Subiaco restaurant – and it has been confusing for some customers. Julie-anne Sprague reports.


On a recent trip to Melbourne, Julie-anne Sprague discovered that one of WA’s finest exports plays a big part in that city’s great nightlife – all hail Little Creatures Pale Ale.

South Perth coffee fix

THE founder of hip St Georges Terrace coffee shop Rosso Espresso is looking to open a similar outlet in South Perth. Michael de Marte, who also owns Café Bocca with his brother, Frank, has signed the lease for a property on Mends Street, South Perth.

Top chefs get cooking for a good cause

MT Lawley’s popular Spanish restaurant Flamenco’s has been sold.

atmosphere at Soprano’s in South Perth

It seems the word is well and truly out on the good food and atmosphere at Soprano’s in South Perth, as Julie-anne Sprague reports.