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As we slumber in our homes, the days blur into one, motivation in the kitchen is dwindling and everyone is dreaming of the day of social freedom, celebrating over a decadent meal and few too many drinks with friends and family. But with so many of our favourite fine dining restaurants adapting to the lockdown restrictions, offering takeaway, they are now bringing the good times to us! So, slip on a fresh pair of trackie daks and slide on those slippers as we dive into the new takeout options available at the hottest new dining venue, your house!
Together with their chef Alexandra Haynes, Lalla Rookh now offers romantic Friday night takeaway and home-delivered meal for two. Just picture Lalla’s famous potato gnocchi dressed with a pork and fennel ragu to warm the soul, paired with a fresh Caprese salad busting with buffalo mozzarella and buttery homemade garlic bread. Then to finish a serve of their indulgent traditional tiramisu. You can even have sommelier Jeremy Prus match one of Lalla’s covetable collection of over 300 boutique Australian and Italian wines with your meal to really up the ante of this at-home dining experience.
Those Middle-eastern flavours can still be smelt from the kitchen of Kurt Sampson at Propeller Garage, the converted bus garage in the heart of North Fremantle village. From Wednesday to Sunday you can collect Kurt Sampson’s renown manoushes (Lebanese flatbreads), bisteeyas (filled pies) and tagines for an exotic dinner at home, paired of course with a nice bottle of wine. Or maybe a late Sunday morning brunch is called your name, with a large hot latte, double-chocolate waffles, morning buns and bacon & egg shawarmas. All available to order online.
Manuka has built a cult following not only for creating earthly, comforting flavours from its woodfire oven but is also the leading restaurant linking some of Western Australia’s best local farmers and small-scale producers. Legendary Kenny McHardy will be single-handedly be roasting up some of the states best seasonal produce, whether it be charred baby beets, crispy skin smoky chicken with a rich Manjimup truffle jus or loaves of freshly fermented sourdough. Appropriately accompanied with chilled beers from Margret River’s Colonial Brewery and some of the state’s best locally grown wines making for a wholesome family meal at home.
The formidable reputation of chef; Melissa Palinkas and front of the house; Susan Whelan’s Young George is now offering high end produce, deli goods and a takeaway menu busting with bold flavours during this Covid-19 pandemic. The takeaway offering is substantial with a house board brimming with Palinkas handmade cold cuts, local cheeses and charred fermented vegetables.
A range of wood-fired dishes such as their buttermilk chicken family meal, beef short ribs, lamb shank moussaka or roasted octopus atop pillows of potato gnocchi. Matched with an array of tasty sides, desserts and a complete beer, wine and cocktail menu. Whether it is a intermit dinner for two on the couch or a family banquet on Sunday afternoon Young George have you sorted.