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The origin of Ribollita soup

This weekend in Perth it’s going to be a stormy one! This weather calls for a delicious and fulfilling soup, such as the authentic Ribollita soup, available at our on-site restaurant Mediterrani. Ribollita is one of the most famous dishes in Tuscany. Originally this was a dish made from...

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What a difference a year makes – written by Rob Broadfield

When we last visited the restaurant, 150 East, at Assured Ascot Quays apartment hotel, it was, well, deeply ordinary. Not good. About eight months ago, owner Sally Kelly decided to bite the bullet and bring in a big gun to improve the restaurant. It is now called Mediterrani, it...

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Mediterranean Cuisine and Culture

To celebrate the launch of our new in house restaurant, Mediterrani Pizza Bar Grill, we thought we would look into difference Mediterranean cultures and cuisines! View our new Mediterranean menu here. Spain There is no doubt that food and drink are a very important element of Spanish culture, which...

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Money Saving Tips for Your Next Holiday

Dreaming of your next holiday? Well you can still enjoy luxury without it costing you a fortune, which is why we have a few simple tips to help you make the most of your money while travelling. Fly off-peak High demand means higher prices. So to avoid paying the...

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Planning the Perfect Honeymoon

Planning for the happiest day of your life can be quite stressful, so when it comes to planning for your honeymoon, plan to relax! Destination Unknown So many beautiful holiday destinations, so little time! Have no fear we have created a list of some honeymoon favourites to get your...

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The Origin of Santa Claus

We are quickly coming up to Christmas, and what better way to kick off the festive season than to tell a good origin story! There are many origin stories of Santa, which seem to vary country to country. The name Santa Claus comes from the Dutch words “Sinter Klaas”, which...

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How to Recover From Jet Lag

Travelling is an exciting time, you explore new places, try new foods, experience different cultures and make lifetime memories. But how can you make getting to your destination a little more comfortable? Flying has its ups and downs, so we have made a list of things you can do...

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The Fiery Cuisine of Perth

You don’t have to travel far to try some of the best spicy food in the world. Perth, Western Australia’s cosmopolitan hot spot, is filled with excellent eateries for heat-loving foodies. A recent blog post on Expedia, ‘The Spicy Food Bucket List’, shared some of the world’s spiciest destinations,...

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