Rust Bucket | Belmore

The menu is dotted with Mediterranean influences – from sandwiches stuffed with layers of grilled eggplant, halloumi cheese and Macedonian capsicum spread, the deli bowl featuring dreamy, creamy burrata cheese and the smashed avocado slathered with beetroot labneh...

Crepe House Cafe | Earlwood

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, with the entire menu available at anytime, its evident that the locals love Crepe House Cafe. Located an easy 20-30 minutes from Sydney CBD and open until 10 pm, its the perfect spot for an evening cruise to a blissfully sweet destination. Although not an authentic French crepe, these were for me, the best crepes I've had in...

The Mews | Mosman

At first glance, the menu is filled with the usual cafe suspects - granola, smashed avo, eggs benedict and a ricotta hotcake. Upon further inspection, you'll notice a burst of yuzu gel, a drizzle of lemon garlic balsamic, hollandaise speckled with nori and lashings of black sesame caramel. These elements add so much unique dimension and pure deliciousness that it shames regular avo on toast into hiding...

Pillar of Salt | Richmond

The kind of eatery that makes me consider the move to Melbourne! Pillar of Salt's menu is dotted with influences from around the world where Japanese matcha pancakes and eggs with Turkish sausage mingle with a Greek breakfast board, Korean bibimbap, Italian linguine and Malaysian duck roti. Confused? Perhaps. Brilliant? For sure! Paired with...

John Smith Specialty Coffee | Waterloo

Back in 2015, I stumbled across John Smith and fell in love with a certain avocado on toast with goats cheese, chilli jam and a snowstorm of rainbow coloured edible flowers. Fast forward a few years and I've rediscovered this glorious little corner cafe, which is full of character and really (really) good food...

Dare Cafe | Maroubra

Fresh, seasonal, natural food, including a killer acai bowl with ALL the toppings. Delicious & Responsible Eating, i.e. Dare Cafe in Maroubra is a local eatery serving up good, humble dishes with friendly service to match. Whether your #wholesome brunch consists of smashed avo or banana pancakes, just be sure to leave room for a certain "unsharable" brownie...