Thursday, March 5, 2009

Sunset over suburbia (and the restaurant in the sky)

On Saturday, Stuart and I did the very romantic thing (I'm not normally a romantic sap but I do have my moments) and went out to dinner, to the restaurant in the sky, to celebrate our anniversary.

Restaurant in the sky, I hear you ask.

Yep. A revolving restaurant on the top floor of a building in the city.
I'd heard it was romantic, good food, the lot, but I still didn't have any expectations.

Gladly, it was romantic and then some. Mood lighting, a rotating outer disk of the floor space (where the diners sat), tables overlooking the bright lights of Perth city, the mellow and soothing familiar tunes from the drummer and pianist, the very attentive waitress, and the fabulous food. Yum.

I had salmon with blood orange slices for starters and Stuart had scallops with mango and watermelon pieces, topped with mint leaves. Seriously odd combinations, but bizarrely and sensationally delectable. The mains were even better (beef fillet so tender I nearly cried (well, Okay, I didn't but you get the gist ;), barramundi so perfectly grilled on a bed of sauteed tomato slices it should be illegal). We finished off with a decadent chocolate mousse desert and finished off our bottle of impeccable red wine.


I took these photos just before we drove off, to the restaurant.
I like to call it "Sunset over Suburbia"



The bright lights of the city (plus the drummer :)

The foreshore

Wrestling with statues for money...

Infront of the Supreme Court building (we happened to be passing ;)

It was quite funny actually, on the walk back to the car a drunken 15 year old swayed towards me and when she got within grasping distance (and I had stiffened considerably, eyeing the alcopop in her hand warily!) she halted and slurred, 'I looove your dress...where is it from?'.

Vintage, dahhlink, vintage oversize lady top actually.....

dress, vintage. clutch, ice (bought years ago!). shoes, siren.


stilettostetico said...

Wooooow Frankly What a captivating Sunset !!!! OR All the Astounding Charm/Favour of a Bright Twilight . . .
ps: Ooooohhh Your "drunken makeshift Friend" is full of lucidity : Your Dress is "sparklingly" GLAMorous, AND the laid-back way you wear it perfectly emphasizes your sculptural Body !!!

à Bientôt, Antoine

Bella said...

The skyline is burning... it's so beautiful.

And seriously babe, you look HOT!

Victoria-Olivia said...

You look so pretty in your dress, I love the loose shape of it. I love sunsets!!! Sounds like you had a sweet anniversary.

xs said...

beautiful dress. you look great! i love dates when you get to dress up.

The Seeker said...

OMG what a great dress!!!!

Those pictures are so beautiful and so are you.

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Twobreadsplease said...

I love your dress so much! x

Couture Carrie said...

You are such a handsome couple, A! Happy anniversary, darling!

So fun that you went to the revolving restaurant in the sky :)

And I love your dress too!

Really fun post...


miky said...

ohhhhhh this dress looks so good on you!