Martin Eade

A freelance food and travel writer based in Perth, Western Australia. 
Owner of Morsels, one of Perth's most popular food blogs.

Marco Pierre White on Dreams, Michelin and MasterChef

For someone relatively inexperienced in such things, the prospect of sitting down to talk with Marco Pierre White was a daunting one. His reputation as intense and intimidating is legendary, and I’d witnessed this first-hand at the Margaret River Gourmet Escape several years ago.
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An Old School Corner Store Opens in Cottesloe

Business partners Lachlan Bisset and Craig Stewart had a clear neighbourhood-corner-store vision for the old Cottesloe restaurant they were renovating, they just didn’t know what to call it. When they stripped back the paintwork it revealed the building’s original name, circa 1945: North Street Store. Problem solved. The pair first met working in the Fremantle Arts Centre kitchen and later teamed up to form Cowboy Catering. Two months in, and the locals are embracing their latest project. â€

Yagan Square: Perth’s $73 Million Dining Precinct Opens

Yagan Square, the city's new inner-city precinct named after the eponymous Nyoongar warrior, finally opened on the March long weekend to moderate fanfare and the moderate confusion of many Perth eaters unsure what it actually is. Food hall? A collection of fine-dining restaurants? Should they come at breakfast, lunch or dinner? Is it licensed? The head scratching is perhaps understandable. One month in and it seems Yagan Square is also trying to work out how it fits into the CBD picture.

Meet & Bun Fremantle Opens This Friday

Meet & Bun opened as a pop-up in Trinity Arcade just over a year ago. Its Shake Shack-style hamburgers made a lasting impression on the Perth food scene, thanks largely to patties being cooked pink and juicy and being cradled in pillowy brioche buns. Later this week, the first permanent Meet & Bun restaurant opens in Fremantle. Owner John Pavlos says the Freo menu will be similar to the one found in the CBD. “Everything is pretty much the same in terms of the burger offering,” he says. “

The Tribute Coffee and Kitchen Opens in Shelley

Many of us would be happy with a successful career and the prospect of a comfortable future, but Caleb Dalziell wasn’t convinced that was how he wanted to live his life. Moving to India with his wife and newborn son, he left behind a career in property development and spent two years working with an organisation that employs women caught in the sex trade. Returning home to Shelley, he opened The Tribute Coffee and Kitchen at the end of the street he grew up on.
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