Incredibly good caramelised crispy pork hock and salmon sashimi, but the kitchen was let down by the service.
We’ve been warned about the legendary dinner queue at Chat Thai. A couple of Sydney locals even suggest turning up for dinner well after 10pm. For me, two things come to mind. First, in Perth at 10pm, many kitchens are closed, if not the restaurants. I remember on my graduation night on a Wednesday, how […]
Workmate J and I had lunch at Basil Leaves (82 Royal St, East Perth). We sat at one of the tables outside and enjoyed the sunshine on a warm fine day. J’d had a craving for Thai green curry for some time, and she didn’t hesitate to order the Thai green chicken curry with rice. […]
While we were packing up the house so it could be painted, things were pretty hectic. Neither of us took time off work – I couldn’t, anyway – I’d resigned from my job and had four weeks notice to work through, so no way was I going to ask for any favours. Believe me, we […]
Without planning to, I had curry three days in a row! The night before Jac made a Thai green curry with fish, eggplant, zucchini and peas. She didn’t cook the fish in the curry; she panfried a couple of fish fillets, placed the fish on top of the rice, and spooned the curry over the […]
Workmate J and I offered to pick up takeaway lunch from Basil Leaves for whoever in the team fancied Thai for lunch. All meals were AU$10.50 each. J and R both got the green curry chicken and rice. J had enjoyed the green curry so much at our lunch the week before that she was […]
My workmate J and I had lunch at Basil Leaves (82 Royal St, East Perth) for the first time a couple of weeks ago. We’d both had a crappy morning – no better way to describe it – and really wanted a tasty lunch away from the office. We shared a serve of stuffed chicken […]
We’d originally planned to go out for dinner last Friday night, but with all the stormy weather we decided staying home would be a better idea. Jac picked up some Thai takeaway on her way home, from the international food hall at East Victoria Park. She’d asked for pad pak with tofu, which is a […]