brunch

Highroad blue cheese scone

All day menu @ High Road

Ona coffee’s latest venture, Highroad, opened its doors in Dickson late last year. Reservations are not accepted on weekends, and only tables of 8 or more can be reserved on weekdays. On a Saturday morning, it was about a 20 minute wait for a table of four. The cafe is very spacious holding a long […] Read more…

french toast

Secret Garden Manuka

Hidden away inside Manuka Village is a small oasis surrounded by plants that is the Secret Garden cafe. I stumbled across it while getting our wedding rings ordered at Village Jewellers (who I highly recommend btw). Secret Garden has an all day menu plus a specials menu – I noticed mainly Western brunches (bacon and […] Read more…

Kith and Nosh beetroot latte

Breakfast @ Kith & Nosh

Kith & Nosh opened up on Lonsdale Street in Braddon several months ago, offering various healthy, paleo, gluten free, dairy free, vegetarian and vegan options to diners. I’ve stopped in on two occasions for breakfast. At the time, there were matcha, turmeric and chai lattes available on top of your regular coffees. I’m now hooked […] Read more…

Cuppaflower totoro chiffon cakes

Brunch @ Cuppaflower (Sydney)

My friends and I had brunch at Cuppaflower in Sydney a couple of months ago. I had heard good things about the newish café but I must admit, I was there for the Totoro chiffon cakes! I could see them in the display window in two flavours – matcha and black sesame. There were also […] Read more…

The Duxton breakfast

Breakfast @ The Duxton

*I was kindly invited to dine courtesy of The Duxton, however all opinions are my own. The Duxton in O’Connor recently introduced its weekend breakfast service, and we were invited to check them out. With so many new hipster places popping up around town, The Duxton wanted to focus on the breakfast classics with big […] Read more…

Mocan Green Grout Canberra baked eggs

Brunch @ Mocan and Green Grout

Mocan and Green Grout in Acton is a favourite coffee destination for inner city office workers, students, hipsters and weekend brunchers. I often find a queue of people waiting for a table or take away coffee. I hadn’t been back to dine in for years so I got up early one weekday morning to have […] Read more…

Breakfast @ EQ Cafe and Lounge

I was told to try out EQ Cafe and Lounge years ago, and although it was always on my list of places to visit, it just never happened until recently. I found myself with a free morning and was close to Deakin, so I finally stopped in for breakfast. The cafe was larger than I […] Read more…

Breakfast in Melbourne

I recently stayed in Melbourne for a week and had several breakfast cafes lined up to visit. With so many delicious looking options, I found it difficult deciding on where to go and cutting down my list. Fortunately, my accommodation was right in the CBD and close to Melbourne Central so most places were easy […] Read more…

Brunch @ Sayer’s Sister – Perth

A couple of months ago, Sunday brunch was had at Sayer’s Sister in Northbridge, Perth. This cafe had been on my hit list of places to try for a few years and I was glad to finally give it a go. We were fortunate enough to find a parking spot right across the road from […] Read more…

5 places for pancakes in Canberra

Tomorrow is Shrove Tuesday, aka Pancake Day! In celebration, here are 5 places you should check out for pancakes around Canberra. In no particular order.. As You Like It Cafe The pancake menu regularly changes and I’ve had the pleasure of trying the recent matcha pancakes with black sesame ice cream, strawberries and blueberries. The […] Read more…