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Lucky Chans Laundry and Noodlebar / Northbridge

    We love the kickstarter food movement. There’s some great ideas we’d love to get on board with and kickstarter gives us a chance to be a small part of it. Lucky Chans Laundry and Noodle Bar were one such Kickstarter campaign we threw our support behind before moving to Melbourne. We were disappointed we didn’t get to try it before we left and made it one of must visits on our return!  Lucky Chans has an awesome marketing strategy behind it – we loved the #whoisluckychan social media movement. A quick search of the hashtag will show you it’s still successful now they’ve opened, there’s something about the intrigue of it all that pulls you in.  The set up inside is intimate with a clutter of decor. We especially loved the wall of ironing boards leading up to the rooftop garden. ‘Noodle bar and Laundry’ aren’t just words, they really committed to the theme and went all out.   We were seated comfortably and quickly and soon had a menu to peruse and drinks on their …

Dinner and a Show: Ellington Jazz Club

What better past time then listening to music, and what better to do while listen to music then to enjoy a meal? With that in mind we headed to the Ellington Jazz Club, Perth’s premier jazz venue to watch the Darling Buds of May! The Darling Buds of May are a swing sextet, headed by the effervescent Jessie Gordon. They are a tightly honed group who love what they do, dancing, swinging, and laughing with the crowd. As someone who’s not that into jazz, they made it an experience that we could appreciate. The St Louis Blues were a definite stand out while the foray into improv metal and blues was surprisingly wonderful, the Latin a little less so. Each of the musicians had their chance to demonstrate their skill and versatility with lively and passionate solos that made the crowd light up.  With all the clamour going on the waitstaff made navigating the tight tables and dark room seem easy. We were shoulder to shoulder but only really felt crowded when the music wasn’t …