Martin Eade

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


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.

The Gascoyne Food Festival Returns in August

Returning this August, the annual Gascoyne Food Festival sees an impressive line-up of Western Australian chefs heading north to celebrate the region's produce. This year's festival will be spread between Carnarvon, Exmouth, Dirk Hartog Island and Mount Augustus. Headline events include an all-star long table lunch on the bank of the Gascoyne River; a barbeque-on-the-beach at the Carnarvon Yacht Club, and the Gascoyne Growers' Market. More adventurous festival-goers can bring their own fo

Toasties of the Town

Toastie. Jaffle. Plain old toasted sandwich. The basic ingredients are the same whatever your preferred style: bread, filling and heat, the latter of which can escape from a toastie but remains treacherously trapped inside a jaffle. It’s a concept Perth has embraced with a growing number of cafes and dedicated vendors playing in this space. Although menus are becoming more creative and complex, simplicity is the key to the toastie’s enduring popularity.
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