Architects and Heroes located on Rokeby Road is an extremely popular breakfast/brunch joint judging from the 45 minutes wait for a two seater one Saturday morning my sister and I ventured to Subiaco to check the cafe out. The place was packed! Pictures of the dishes from Architects and Heroes have been flooding social media and they looked so good! Come and eat me, they said! Here we are *wave* 🙂
The cafe is sleek and trendy and I loved the buzz!
Junkboat Vietnamese is located on the busy Beaufort Street in Highgate, right next to the Solomon’s Cafe and opposite the Beaufort Merchant. We came upon it by chance when we were in Highgate one afternoon looking for a place to lunch. It had just opened not too long ago so we thought we’d check the new place out and Vietnamese cuisine is always a favorite.
The inside of the cafe is simple and clean, however slightly cold and clinical. We sat towards the back looking out at the entrance.
Website: http://www.williewagtail.com.au/ Willie Wagtail is located on William Street, right across the 140 Perth building, where Jamie Italian’s restaurant is located. I was here this morning to check out the Coffee Demos that are run by Willie Wagtail every Saturday at 11am and 1pm during the Eat Drink Perth month. Thanking my lucky star, the topic was on Latte Art, a skill I find so fascinating but so hard to master!
As I arrived earlier waiting for the 11am slot, I went around about the cafe, happily snapping away and found myself ordering a light lunch to consume :p The food on the counter looked too appealing and tempting! Since I was at it, I ordered a coffee too! That’s the main reason why I was here anyway in the first place! Checking out the coffee!
Seating is limited inside the cafe but there are a number of tables outside in the laneway and out the back with crates. Simple but effective.
Good Morning Vietnam! As part of the Eat Drink Perth festival, Urban Bowl is introducing two traditional Vietnamese breakfasts to us Perthians, with one of the dish served on a sizzling plate!
Urban Bowl is located on Sherwood Court, off St Georges Terrace right next to the Exchange Plaza. Known for its fresh and clean Vietnamese food with a twist, I have been a frequent visitor of past to get my hands on their delicious rice paper rolls and Vietnamese salads. This time round I was keen to check out the two breakfast dishes created by Urban Bowl especially for Eat Drink Perth!
I accidentally stumbled upon Aliment as I was heading towards Hylin for brunch one Saturday morning. As usual, Hylin was very busy and there was a long queue for table. My BFF actually managed to to get a table for us when she arrived but as my friend and I were late, she had to give it up as she brought her toddler and baby along with her and they were a bit unsettled and wanted a walk. My bad! I suggested for us to head over to Aliment which caught my attention just prior and seemed spacious enough to accommodate the kids. Turned out I was right!
Aliment is located just a few doors from Hylin and has both an indoor seating and a big alfresco seating area. We sat outside initially but due to the high winds, we moved inside not long after. Didn’t want the kids to get cold! The staff was very accommodating. Thanks!
There has been a growing interest for Banh Mi as of late, with numerous cafe popping up in the city offering various versions of this yummy Vietnamese baguette. One such cafe is the quaint and charming Le Vietnam located on Barrack Street.
From the creators of Bib and Tucker is born May Street Larder, located on the corner of Canning Highway and May Street in East Fremantle. The PFEs were privileged to be invited a couple of weeks ago to a sneak peak of this food venture by former Olympian swimmer Eamon Sullivan and chef Scott Bridger before the doors opened to the public.
The first impression I had was how bright and spacious the cafe is. The sun was streaming in through the glass windows framing one side of the cafe. Very natural. The decor is stylish, modern and clean. I like it!
Sprolo, located on Canning Highway had been a highly talked about cafe since its opening last year. I was most excited by the offering of the traditional Singaporean breakfast with kaya and sous vide eggs on the menu! That is one of my dream breakfast, Asian style! It has been quite rare to find this type of food in Perth but not so nowadays as the food scene has become more and more sophisticated!
Sprolo was the perfect place to meet up with my BFF and her family as she loves her traditional Asian breakfast too! We managed to find seating at the front corner where the lounge area is on the busy Saturday morning breakfast buzz.
The PFEs received an invitation recently from the new owner of 2 Cafe to check out the cafe which is situated on Montrose Avenue in Darlington. Darlington is located on the escarpment of the Darling Fault, part of the Perth Hills within the Shire of Mundaring. It is about a 35 minutes drive from the city of Perth which is not too far away. I have never been to Darlington before so I thought visiting the cafe would be a good chance to see the area and also to help bring some exposure to cafes that are hidden in the ‘burbs (more like the hills in this instance). We were offered a $20 credit to offset our food and drinks purchase at the cafe which was great.
The boy was in Perth for a visit and was happy to be dragged along my foodie adventure. We made our way in the morning, the day was forecasted to be 39degC and it was already 30degC when we left the house at 930am. I was hoping it wouldn’t get much hotter!
Happy New Year’s Eve! Thank you for your support for the PFEs in 2014! We hope to bring you more foodie updates in 2015 as we explore the ever expanding food scenes in our beautiful state of WA! I wish you all a happy and exciting new year, filled with lots of adventures and a year where your dreams will come true!
To end the year, here are some photos of the food/drinks I had at the opening of Papparich in Carousel and meeting Poh Ling from Masterchef! It was an exciting night!