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Sloane Carvell does the continental, and finds Subi has plenty to offer Euro-philes in search of a chic tipple or two. SUBIACO HAS A perhaps surprisingly multicultural dining scene and plenty of options when it comes to exploring a little of Europe without leaving the state. Ahead of UnWined, WA’s food and drink festival, I explore some of the cosmopolitan options in Subi to enjoy a sip of Europe without the airfare. Dilly Dally With an Italian-inspired menu focusing on pizzas and share plates, it’s the perfect spot for a sneaky 10 EXPLORE SUBIACO

drink and snack or a big Sunday lunch. The wine list is heavy on Italian stallions, so this is the place to explore the best of their robust greats like chianti, barbera and nebbiolo. Chianti is made predominantly with the sangiovese grape and is sometimes blended with other varieties, it smells and tastes like you’d imagine an afternoon on the streets of Napoli would and is the perfect pizza wine. Its bright sour cherry and savoury notes and high acidity make it THE perfect match to stand up to tomato-based sauces in pasta and on pizzas. Petite Mort Petite Mort serves up French cuisine and is dedicated

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to degustation. Its wine list includes French and Australian wines, however it’s a must-visit for Champagne. With showstoppers like the fifth generation Champagne producer Veuve Fourny & Fils on the wine list, you’ll feel like you’re dining in 6th Arrondissement with views of Le Tour Eiffel. There are

also cheeky aperitifs like a Kir Royale for that extra je ne sais quoi. Bistro Felix If you’ve got a penchant for modern European dishes produced with flair, Bistro Felix should be on your radar. With spring in the air, you might like to start