April 2014 marks the start of the City of Perth – Eat Drink Perth Festival and boy, is Miss L here at the PFEs excited about it! So much so that she became one of the food bloggers for this festival!
WHAT IS HAPPENING?
Numerous events will take place throughout the entire month of April including foodie dinners, markets, eating competitions, tours, degustations, talks, tastings and many more. Celebrate Easter this year with a variety of activities especially for the kids!
Check out the official website to find out What’s On, the Upcoming Events and the Specials available! You can access the program by clicking on the link below!
There is an Eat Drink Perth Passport of offers which can be picked up from the Perth iCity Kiosk in Forrest Place and in venues feature in the booklet. Lots of offers to browse through and use!
Too many to try, too little time..but I’m sure you will find something that will interest you!
MY TOP 10 PICKS! (In order of the day the event is taking place)
1) Espresso Martini Appreciation Society
What: Fans of espresso martini can now come together in an event celebrating this refined cocktail. Guests will be treated to three different varieties of the acclaimed beverage. Enjoy drinks and nibbles at the bar and be entertained by live music.
Friday 4th April 630 – 830pm | Fairlanes Amphitheatre 181 Adelaide Terrace, East Perth
$80 | No booking info currently shown
Miss L’s musing: My favorite cocktail drink!
2) Fashion Friday with Wesley Quarter
What: Two course lunch, glass of Pol Roger champagne and tea/coffee as you are treated to a fashion parade featuring a range of designers from the stylish Wesley Quarter precinct!
Friday 11th April 1230pm | Parmelia Hilton (Argyle Ballroom) 14 Mill St, Perth
$99 | Booking essentials on 9215 2444
Miss L’s musing: Fashion + food and drinks, the best of both worlds!
3) The Public House
What: 2 day festival in Wolf Lane, transformed into an outdoor gallery. The laneway will be buzzing with hawker markets, local music, pop-ups and creative installations!
Friday 11th and Saturday 12th April 6 – 11pm | Wolf Lane
Miss L’s musing: I’ll be there on the Friday! See you there!
4) Songkran Festival Perth 2014
What: Taste of Thai Culture and join in the celebrations for Thai New Year. There will be Thai food stalls, entertainment for the whole family and the crowning of Miss Songkran.
Sunday 13th April 11am – 4pm | Russell Square, Northbridge
Miss L’s musing: The Thai food stalls got me!
5) Perth City Easter Fun Day
What: A day of the Easter fun for the kids with a giant inflatable maze, bunny and chick petting zoo; workshops for basket-making; happy Easter bunnies and gingerbread decorating, free chocolate eggs, and the Crunchy Munchy Carrot Show.
Saturday 19 April 11am – 3pm | Forrest Place
Miss L’s musing: I wish I am a kid again!
6) Progressive Dinner Tour
What: New and limited tour to three of the finest CBD restaurants – the Butterworth, the Terrace Hotel and Lamont’s Bishop House!
Every Monday and Tuesday in April 630pm | Meet at Perth Town Hall: Cnr Barrack & Hay St
$150 | Booking at twofeet.com.au
Miss L’s musing: I’d been on a tour with Two Feet & a Heartbeat and they are awesome! Trying to convince my friends to go with me! Hehe
7) Explore Your Origins – Coffee Cup Tasting
What: Sample a flight of specialty grade coffee and be shown the tasting technique and approach professionals use to determine what makes a good cup of coffee!
Fridays 4, 11, 18 & 25 April 130pm | Ristretto Coffee Roasters 160 Central Arcade, Perth
Free | Bookings essential on email@example.com
Miss L’s musing: For the coffee lovers like me!
8) High Tea at the Muse Cafe
What: High tea in the quaint tea room in the beautiful heritage listed WA Museum building, with finger sandwiches, savory delights and petit fours.
Saturdays 5, 12, 19 & 26 April 11am and 1pm | WA Museum James St, Northbridge
$46 | Book on 9221 4110
Miss L’s musing: I have made my booking! What about you?
9) Jamie’s Italian Kids in the Kitchen
What: Hands-on class for children aged 8 to 12 to learn basics of making fresh pasta and focaccia.
Saturdays 5, 12, 19 & 26 April 9 – 10am | Jamie’s Italian 140 William St, Perth
Free | Bookings essential on 9363 8600
Miss L’s musing: Too bad I don’t have any kids or they will be enrolled every single Saturday :p
10) Taste of Perth
What: Highly acclaimed international restaurant festival with Perth’s best restaurants including Greenhouse, Print Hall and Lalla Rookh in a stunning outdoor surroundings overlooking the Swan River. Food lovers can create their own degustation, mingle with celebrity chefs, browse artisan stalls and enjoy the attractions and life entertainment on offer.
2 – 4 May |Langley Park
$32 per session | Bookings at tasteofperth.com.au
Miss L’s musing: The PFEs will be running a competition for 2 x double pass entry and a Crown Card for this event! Watch this space!
PFEs PAST REVIEWS
Lastly, at the PFE’s blog, we are frequent visitors of restaurants in the City of Perth – check out the links below for some of our thoughts on the restaurants we have visited over the years!
East Perth – Click here!
West Perth – Click here!
Perth – Click here!
Northbridge – Click here!
BON APPETITE beloved readers!
Narration by: Miss L