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Chinese

Rice Baby

Celebrating Rice Baby’s 2nd Birthday

Is there anything better to celebrate than a birthday? And while I love cheering on a friend or loved one on their special day, it’s also pretty damn fun participating in a venue’s anniversary of opening too. And fun…

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year Spotlight: Good Fortune Roasting House

In my eyes, one of the most magical ingredients to grace our palates is duck. Juicy, delicious, tender and oh so tasty pieces of slightly pink meat with crisp skin hugging a thin layer of fat. It’s glorious, and…

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year Spotlight: Tak Chee

When you say the words chicken rice in Perth, it’s pretty synonymous with one place and one place only… Tak Chee House. From the outside it doesn’t immediately catch your eye like some Chinese restaurants in Northbridge with their…

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year Spotlight: The Red Teapot

Sometimes when I tell people I’m half Taiwanese they don’t believe me. I guess because I’m tall and I don’t have particularly Asian features, it doesn’t quite click to people that my heritage is Chinese – and that it…

Canton Lane

A new dim sum discovery at Canton Lane

Dim sum in Perth, sadly, tends to be a bit on the sad side in my opinion. For so many years we all accepted the reality that most Chinese restaurants (particularly those in Northbridge) had the same suppliers of…

Taipei

Taiwan travel diary: Taipei

Taipei. Home to one of the tallest  buildings in the world, and the capital of the island of Taiwan (sometimes referred to as the Republic of China by outsiders, but by no one who resides there). It’s also the…

Authentic Bites

Feasting on homemade dumplings at Authentic Bites

Whenever I talk to people, it’s no surprise that often the conversation drifts into food territory. Of delicious breakfasts, decadent desserts and cheesy, beefy burgers. But there’s one area I often struggle to reference regarding Perth restaurants, and that’s…

Silks

Ringing in the lunar new year at Silks

Chinese New Year is becoming a big deal in Perth these days. For me, it’s something I’ve grown up celebrating since my mum is Taiwanese, and though I have no other family except my parents in this state, we band…