Devon Cafe, Surry Hills

Yes yes this is a second post! I just couldn’t resist going back after hearing about the ultimate toastie! I had only missed this special addition by a week last time I went! This time, we had a 40 minute wait for the table – the most painful wait ever! We were tired and hungry and the truffle-goodness wafting throughout the cafe was just torture!

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 Assorted pastries at the counter

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 Magic muffin  – banana nutella muffin ($4.50)

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Mochas

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Cappuccino & piccolo latte

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 Ultimate toastie – mixed mushrooms, fried eggs with gruyere cheese & fresh black truffle ($27.00)

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 Eggs Blini – buckwheat blini, cured king salmon, salmon caviar, brocolini, sauce Mikado and poached eggs ($21.00)

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Breakfast with the Sakuma’s – miso grilled king salmon, smoked eel croquette, 63′ egg, radish petit salad & kewpi mayonnaise ($24.50)

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 Little Lost Bread – PB&J brioche french toast, warm banana, nutella jam, peanut butter ice cream ($18.50)

 The Food Zoo: The only two dishes different from last post was the ultimate toastie (ultimate truffle goodness for the ultimate truffle lover) and the grilled king salmon which was cooked with perfection.

The magic muffin is so good it deserves a paragraph for itself! Slabs of nutella combined with banana chunks to make the ultimate muffin! We shared one while waiting and I just had to buy another two to take away. These are just too good not to share with loved ones =)

Devon Cafe
76 Devonshire st
Surry Hills, NSW
T: (02) 9211 8777

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Spiedo Restaurant and Bar, Sydney

It’s been way too long since I last posted but this is a well deserved, long needed break! Plus, it’s one of my new favourite places which I honestly want to share with everyone!! The post below is a snapshot of the dessert that Speido has to offer and also Sugarhit for Crave Sydney 2011.

Spiedo Dessert Plate: Mix of Strawberry Sorbet, Spiedo Tiramisu, and Amedei Chococlate Barbajada ($18.00)

Strawberry sorbet served on finely chopped strips of fresh strawberry

Fruity flavours were never really my thing but now I am just converted. The strawberry flavour is so refreshing you’ll be finished before you know it and asking for more.

Unique Spiedo Tiramisu

One of my favourites! A deconstructed tiramisu… A crunchy chocolate biscuit based with a shot of coffee served with a soft sponge and cream on the side.

Peanut Butter gelato

The waiter kindly allowed us to choose the gelato on our second Speido Dessert plate. The peanut butter was light and creamy and honestly, much better than I had expected. Would definitely order that one again!

Sugarhit: House-made buttermilk panna cotta, strawberry granita and basil ($20.00)

The panna cotta tasted quite tofu-like but loved the strawberry granita which was so refreshing. Maybe strawberry desserts are their specialty? Anyway, will leave that for you to decide! But remember, sugarhit is available for October 2011 only!

The Food Zoo experience: Highly recommended! The pasta I had last time was really special (will need to blog about it later) and the desserts are absolutely fantastic and refreshing =)

Spiedo Restaurant and Bar
188 Pitt St Westfield Sydeny Level 6
Sydney 2000
T: (02) 8072 9999