Margaret River Gourmet Escape ticket offer – save 20%

The 2015 Margaret River Gourmet Escape, presented by Audi, brings together over 50 of the world’s best chefs and wine experts in the ultimate culinary destination, the Margaret River Wine Region. It’s not far away now (20-22 November) and if you haven’t purchased your passes to the Gourmet Village, see below for details on how Morsels readers can receive a discount on Sunday General Entry tickets. Don’t forget that the star of the show this year is Marco Pierre White…but there’s also Rick Stein, Sat Bains, Guillaume Brahimi, Jock Zonfrillo, Adriano Zumbo, George Calombaris, Matt Moran and Tetsuya Wakuda (just to name a few). Explore the heart of the festival, the Gourmet Village at the beautiful Leeuwin Estate Winery or attend one of the many Satellite Events, such as indulgent dinners, An Audience with Marco Pierre White or The Food Quiz with culinary greats (and me!) Visit now to start planning the best foodie weekend…

Brisbane breakfast #3: Merriweather, South Brisbane

My final choice for a Brisbane breakfast was an important one – no second chances if I was disappointed on the last day. After careful consideration I decided on Merriweather in South Brisbane, which was a little further from my hotel than on previous days, but I went prepared with long sleeves this time as it was another crisp morning. If you check out Merriweather’s website and Facebook page, you can see that they’re serious about their product. Ultimately it was the rather interesting menu that earned them the third place on my must-visit list (and I was pretty sure I’d get a decent coffee!) Thankfully my assumptions were correct – they are deadly serious about coffee at Merriweather, and it’s great to see that you can get a decent cup almost anywhere you travel these days. No doubt there are plenty of awesome places in the rest of the Brisbane CBD, and…