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South Beach Sunset Markets

Sometimes it really does take the perspective of an outsider to make you realize how good you have it at home. This was definitely the case for us when we had a friend from New York come and visit recently. After a swim at Leighton beach, brunch at Bib & Tucker (with a cheeky mimosa…

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Freo’s Best Kept Brunch Secret: The Local Hotel

When most people think of brunch on the weekend going to the pub normally isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. Well if you live anywhere near the Fremantle area we’re strongly of the opinion that it should be. Since re-opening as the Local Hotel almost a year ago this South Terrace location has…

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Winners are Grinners! (We won some awards you guys!)

​Hi there Food Loosers! We like to think that at Food Loose we really put our heart and soul (and stomachs!) into putting together a range of awesome eating adventures that show off the best hidden food & drink gems that our great little city has to offer. Seeing smiling faces enjoying the delicious morsels and beverages…

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Instant Street Cred – What To Order To Impress Your Bartender

I hate to break it to you folks, but once you enter a cocktail bar of a certain calibre it’s just a fact of life that the person mixing the drinks is going to judge you on what you order. Stroll up to the bar and order two Cosmos and and Appletini (easy on the…

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Kopi Time: New Authentic Malaysian in Fremantle

By: Justin Blackford (Food Loose Foodie Expert) Malaysian food is definitely one of my favourite types of Asian cuisine. It has a fantastic mixture of Chinese and Indian influences and is full of big, bold, spicy flavours that tingle your taste buds and satisfy you to the depths of your soul. Living in Fremantle as…

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Food Loose’s Top 5 Cocktail Bars

A good cocktail really is a magical thing. In the hands of the right bartender a selection of ingredients can be transformed into something greater than the sum of it’s parts. A mixture of knowledge, skill, theater, customer service, speed and execution; proper cocktail bartending is a profession that requires as much passion and dedication…

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Food Loose’s Top 5 Fremantle Brunch Spots

By: Justin Blackford (Food Loose Foodie Expert) Ah brunch, is there a better thing in all of the world? It’s the perfect fusion of meals that proves that a good sleep in and some amazing breakfast food don’t have to be mutually exclusive. Add to that equation the fact that it magically makes pre-midday drinking…

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James Parker Sushi & Sake – A New Food Loose Favourite

By: Natalie Lewis (Food Loose Foodie Expert) So, I felt like a right dumbo when I kept asking myself “Why a name like James Parker for a Japanese Restaurant?  Sounds a bit Westernised.  Maybe it’s a chain?  But it sounds more like a fashion label than an establishment of fine food!”  I was half way…

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Pestorama (or recipes and ideas for when you have an excess of home gown basil)

By: Justin Blackford (Food Loose Foodie Expert) Different cultures around the world have different definitions of adulthood. There are numerous age qualifications, rituals and ceremonies that mark the passage from childhood into the world of grown-ups. Personally speaking I think that life events are a more accurate way of measuring adulthood than some arbitrarily set…

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Welcome to the Food Loose Blog: Your Guide to Perth’s Best Food & Drink

At Food Loose good food and drink isn’t just a job for us, it’s an obsession. When we’re not busy running tours we pretty much spend most of our time eating and drinking our way around the city. The best thing about Perth these days, in our eyes at least, is that there are just…

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