Francoforte Spaghetti Bar

On a Friday evening, I decided to catch up with one of my uni friends, Clara as it has been a while since we last saw each other. As both of us are foodies, we eventually came to a decision to catch up over dinner at Francoforte Spaghetti Bar while also knowing that there’s dessert at Superstar Waffles which is located directly opposite Francoforte. We arrived early at 6pm and were able to find a table to ourselves. I have walked past Francoforte once late on a Friday evening and it was packed to the rafters! Having our dinner early … Continue reading Francoforte Spaghetti Bar

Three Coins Italian Trattoria

Located along Beaufort Street towards Inglewood is the newly opened two month old, Three Coins Italian Trattoria. Three Coins is the literal translation of the family name Trequattrini and is run by the Trequattrini family of five where food is a family passion. Originally from Umbria, Italy, the Trequattrini family moved to Perth with a dream of running their own restaurant, combining their individual areas of expertise to offer Perth locals the real taste of regional Italian cuisine. We started off with the¬†Farmhouse Duck Liver Pate with toasted ciabatta ($16), both homemade and taken from the family recipe. The Pate … Continue reading Three Coins Italian Trattoria


After reading some reviews on Urbanspoon and Dimmi, my parents and I decided to give Rumours a try for dinner after church as it was only 10 minutes away from home. Coincidentally, there was also a voucher for Rumours in the current Entertainment Book which allows you to get 25% off the total bill. Rumours is located in the suburb of Tuart Hill, on the corner of Wanneroo Road and Cape Street. The restaurant is quite large and from table to table, it was quite spacious. Rumours also has a really nice and lovely ambience with live piano music playing … Continue reading Rumours

Chapter 88

Ciao Italia is a household name to many in Perth and a local institution for Italian cuisine. The end of last year marks Ciao Italia’s new venture, Chapter 88, strategically located at Broadway Shopping Centre, near UWA. And no, this is not like Ciao Italia in South Perth. Chapter 88 shouts modern, casual and contemporary, serving up breakfast and lunch favourites. From hearing about Chapter 88, I have always wanted to give it a shot since it was so close to uni and it was decided that Chapter 88 would be a perfect place to catch up with the girls … Continue reading Chapter 88

Ace Pizza

Located along Beaufort Street, Highgate is Ace Pizza. One step inside and you are transported to a pizza parlour in New York with its great fitout, dim lighting and green neon flashes. It was funky and urban – a perfect place to catch up with my friends over dinner. We had the Fried Mac n Cheese ($7) to start off with. I thought that the Mac n Cheese was really delicious. As it was deep fried to perfection, there was a crunch with every bite with the soft and cheesy textures of Mac n Cheese on the inside. Ahh heavenly. … Continue reading Ace Pizza

Uncle Gino’s Pizzeria Restaurant

Established for over 25 years, Uncle Gino’s is famous for their Italian pizzas, pastas and seafood and has been a local institution and house hold name around Scarborough. Whether it is dine in or takeaway, Uncle Gino’s caters for all palates and tastes with their variety of different pizzas and their endless combinations. Beside pizzas and pastas, Uncle Gino’s is also famous for their chili mussels with a large serve weighing around 2kgs, which can feed two people! Yes, I have heard that their chili mussels are legendary. Note to self: To try the Chili Mussels at Uncle Gino’s one … Continue reading Uncle Gino’s Pizzeria Restaurant

Ciao Italia

While waiting outside for Valerie to arrive at Ciao Italia, a customer asked us “Why do Asians like to dine at Ciao Italia?”. We answered, “If a place offered good food, that’s where you will find asians because we, asians love our food.” As a local institution for Italian fanfare, Ciao Italia has been very popular not only among us university students, but to locals living around the area too. The space at Ciao Italia may be confined, as tables and chairs are very close to each other, but this creates an atmosphere of a classic Italian restaurant in Italy. … Continue reading Ciao Italia

Malaysian Food Adventures #8: Marini’s on 57

Marini’s on 57 is sky high dining at its finest. We finally reached Level 57, the highest floor of Menara 3 Petronas. The doors to the lift opened and we were ushered to our table next to the glass window with views over the city of Kuala Lumpur. It was one of the best views of the city one can get. The complimentary Amuse Bouche was presented as an ornament, hung on the bonsai tree where¬†kalamata olives were coated with a combination of basil leaves and parmesan cheese. The Amuse Bouche Complimentary Bread For the Entree, I had the Tartar … Continue reading Malaysian Food Adventures #8: Marini’s on 57

The Hub Grill

Located among the shops in the Shelley Hub lies The Hub Grill, a true hidden gem. Everything is cooked from the heart to the table by the friendly chef and owner, Zaw, who is very welcoming and treats his customers like good friends. The staff at Hub Grill are also very friendly too. Although Zaw has a few waitstaff to assist him on weekends and sometimes one during weekdays, it is a one man band in the kitchen as all the dishes are cooked personally by Zaw. This was my second visit to Hub Grill and this time I brought … Continue reading The Hub Grill