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Food Style: Mexican Signature Dish: Chicken Burrito - $9.90 What To Expect: Zambrero, fresh mex with heart, has landed on the Perth food scene with it’s own brand of ‘fresh mex’, a fresh healthy take on Mexican food. Local boys Jamie Shaw and Eli Barlow have moved quickly to secure great locations in Leederville and Mount Lawley with an offering that centers around great food made with freshest possible ingredients. When Jamie found the locations in Leederville and Mount Lawley he had to fight off 25 other applicants to acquire the sites. Eli and Jamie then spent days jack hammering restoring a wall in the Mount Lawley site to uncover and amazing turn of the century brickwork, which would have been covered up for almost 100 years. It has now become a feature of Zambrero Mount Lawley which seats around 20 people while Leederville seats approximately 40 people. Zambrero has an initiative called plate 4 plate – every time Zambrero sell a plate of food they provide a plate of food to a child in need. The owners pay for these meals out of their profits and so far have provided over 500,000 meals. It’s not traditional Mexican – and if you come looking for that you may be disappointed. But if you are after fresh mex which is truly fresh and different in a casual setting Zambrero is your place. Location: Leederville on Newcastle Street and Mt Lawley on Beaufort Street

The Wembley Hotel


The Wembley Hotel is adding a new Mexican Tuesday to their weekly line up of great value food and beverage deals for the week. The Mexican Tuesday menu consists of items like nachos and Mexican dips plate for $12 as well as a Mexican themed pizza. All of their top shelf tequilas including 1800 range, Herradura range, Don Julio, Patron and more are all only $9.50 and there’s the old favourite Margarita cocktails for $12.

The Flying Scotsman


Situated in the heart of Mt Lawley on the infamous Beaufort Street strip, The Scotsman not only serves up a great tipple, it’s restaurant produces premium fare seven days a week. With all the usual pub classics accompanied by the chef’s daily specials, it’s a perfect place to sit back and watch the world go by. Open from 11am daily.

OUR STAFF’S TOP PICKS SEAFOOD Kailis Brothers – Leederville Swish and Chips – Mt Lawley Mussel Bar – Fremantle Mosmans – Mosman Park Leftbank – Fremantle BURGERS Jus Burgers – Leederville Grill’d – Mt Lawley Deville’s Pad – CBD Flipside – Wembley Alfred’s Kitchen – Guildford PIZZA Mad Monkey – Inglewood Flying Scottsman – Mt Lawley Little Creatures – Fremantle Little Caesars – Leederville The Garden – Leederville VEGETARIAN The Prophet – Victoria Park Zambrero – Leederville Source Café – Mt Lawley Annalakshmi – CBD Wild Fig – Scarborough X-PRESS MAGAZINE 48

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X-Press Magazine #1306  

Wednesday 22nd February, 2012

X-Press Magazine #1306  

Wednesday 22nd February, 2012