Since we only had a Matcha Latte take away (check out the cup on the table) from the small Cafe Cre Asion, we decided to turn at the corner into Commonwealth Street and landed on Joe Black Cafe which had a good rating on Google.
The cafe was very cozy and warm with a very community feel to it. On one of the walls (where we were seated), there was a drawing of a train map that became a very interesting talking point for its customers.
We especially loved the warm hospitality of the servers as they get around to take our orders, fetched and topped up our tap waters. The whole lively vibe of the place just boosted our level of likeness for Sydney on a whole!
Degraves Street appeared to be a most happening place, with an entire street filled with breakfast options, and today was the day to try it out!
We ended up at The Quarter, and tried the (clockwise from top left) Sunny Side Up (2 fried eggs with bacon and hash browns, served on toasted sourdough) (A$12.50), Haloumi Eggs (2 poached eggs served on haloumi, accompanied with basil pesto & sourdough toast, topped off w Spartan olive oil) (A$13), Eggs Florentine (2 poached eggs, double smoked gypsy ham on toasted English muffins + hollandaise sauce) (A$15.50), and Brioche Special (2 soft poached eggs, with spinach on toasted brioche spread with goats cheese & drizzled with Dijon mustard mayo) (A$17).
Such an eggy breakfast! Well, as usual, the eggs were always fantastic, and the veggies were super fresh.
What stood out was the vibe of the place; it was a Friday morning, and this lively place was just so filled with people chatting away! Somehow, we were all caught up in it and time flew by real quickly.
- Location: 27-31 Degraves Street, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia (Google Map)
- Website: thequarter.com.au
- Directions: Take any public transport to Flinders Street Station and Degraves Street is just opposite the station across Flinders Street.
- Hrs: 7am – 9:30pm (Mon-Thu), 7am – 10:30pm (Fri-Sat), 8am – 9:30pm (Sun)
- Reservation: Online Reservation via DIMMI
We slept in today because we had a long day yesterday and met up for brunch at this (becoming) very popular cafe. We read that there’s a perpetual long queue here and it would be best to come early.
Luckily, it was a weekday morning, so we only had to queue for a short 15 minutes.
The cafe was not big with only about 4-5 tables on the inside and another 4-5 tables outside. We were assigned the alfresco seats and fortunately there were heaters around and it didn’t felt that cold but we had to keep our jackets on. 🙂
Everything looked good (while we were queueing and observing other people’s plates 🙂 ), but we had limited stomach spaces, so we could only try:
We were nearby the area and decided to take a slow walk over to check out this place which we had paddled past a few weeks ago when we went to Coney Island.
On a late Saturday morning, the cafe was quite crowded (I guess many were here for brunch), but there were still a few tables available, so we did not had to queue at all 🙂
We already knew what we wanted to order, gathering from online reviews (and offline reviews from friends) and placed our orders!
New kid on the block near the area and we were quite lucky to get seats immediately on a Friday night!
Then we realised that it was already last order 5 minutes after we were seated, haha! Without hesitation, we ordered:
We woke up early to go to Roast Coffee for breakfast! It was not difficult to find and we reached the place close to its opening hours so we could easily get a table for the 5 of us. The decoration was very chic and well-lit, with full-length glass windows and very high ceilings giving a very spacious interior.
Categories: Bangkok, Breakfast, Thailand, Travel
Tags: Bangkok, burger, cafe, cappuccino, crab, egg benedict, latte, noodle, pork, tea
Small but busy place!
We started our staycation holiday with a good breakfast at Kovan, in part to break up our journey to Changi Village, in part to fulfill our previous disappointment of not getting a seat in this popular cafe. Changi Village is really really far you know…
We reached around 10.30am and managed to get a table!
Full Monty Breakfast
The Cafe Latte ($5) and Chai Tea Latte ($5) were not too bad, while the Full Monty Breakfast ($15) and Avocado Eggs Benedict ($15) were delicious!
We especially enjoyed the eggs benedict that was done just right, with the runny egg yolk oozing out as we cut into it… It was oh-so-yummy!
With a full breakfast, we were ready for the rest of the day 🙂
- Location: 5 Simon Road S(545893)
- Website: lolascafe.com.sg
- Hrs: 10am – 11:30pm (Sun-Thu), 10am – 12am (Fri-Sat)
Latte as usual
We made reservations for Sunday 9am… It was an early brunch 🙂 We had wanted to return here to try the food after a lovely night out previously.
We arrived at 9am sharp and were the first customers… And remained as the only customers for the next 30min or so. The kitchen only starts at 9.30am, so we had plenty of time to browse the menu.
Gotta have breakfast before visiting our favourite FairPrice Xtra at AMK Hub 😀 The picture of the eggs benedict at Swensen’s caught the eyes of hubby, so off we went!