Inspired by the classic comfort food of grilled cheese and its popularity in the US, David Manuel launched his food truck The Melt Hub back in November 2015. From the mobile black box you can expect handcrafted combinations of old-school comfort food with new-school flavours “with an Anglo-French American twist,” says David. Think gourmet melts and burgers. David takes the classic cheese and carb combo and turns it into something a bit fancy, a bit gourmet, and a lot delicious.
Rolling into town last year was Gary’s Diner. Seeing this rad orange and blue striped truck around town you’d be forgiven for thinking they were newcomers to the scene, but underneath those stripes you’ll find something very familiar. With a stack of magnets, long time truckers Comida Do Sul convert to Gary’s Diner when opportunity knocks.
For 10 days the the heart of Fremantle will be transformed into a display of vibrant culture and thought-provoking events. The 2016 Fremantle Festival will run from 28 October to 6 November with a series of ticketed and free shows. Below we have listed all our top picks from this year’s program, and you can browse the full program of events of here.
A celebration of all things gastronomic are at the centre of the City of Perth’s annual Eat Drink Perth, running from 16 March to 23 April. There will be markets, degustation dinners, cocktail masterclasses, special menus and more throughout the city and surrounds. We’ve picked out the events we are most looking forward to, so read on with your diary at the ready!
You’re invited to Streetside – a street festival celebrating the vibrancy and uniqueness of Northbridge. Presented by OnWilliam, Streetside will see a whole range of activities from 11am with something for everyone. You can expect live painting, exhibitions, food trucks, pop-up shops, street stalls, workshops, shopping and more throughout the day.
1. Next to Normal Ticket Giveaway
Black Swan State Theatre Company presents Next to Normal, A Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning rock musical that has enthralled audiences on Broadway and will be a first for Perth.
After the incredible success of the inaugural Food Truck Rumble last year, when the only criticism voiced about it was that there were too many people there, director Ai-Ling will take over even more of the Perth Cultural Centre when the event returns this weekend as part of Eat Drink Perth. The 2015 Rumble will see a whopping 30 food vans serving tasty treats: cupcakes, banh mi, popsicles, dumplings, juice, tacos, mac and cheese, burgers and much more.
There are very few things in the world that are better than ice cream. That’s why we were quite excited to discover local business Chicho Gelato. We’ve sampled some of their fantastic flavours and hope that you will be inspired to seek them out after hearing from co-owner Chez De Bartolo today.