Month: September 2014

L’Atelier Gourmand – Wayville

WOW what an impression! this place blew me away the first time i visited. and then made even more of a statement the next half a dozen times i went and even took the family.

Dan the man, seriously thought the platters were amazeballs because of the variety.

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coffee is delicious, smooth and is done by a good barista who knows what they are doing when it comes to heating the milk correctly. nothing worse than burnt over cooked milk.

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A breakfast fit for two sisters : Great service, friendly and well prepared food with top quality ingredients.

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french toast, topped with a hazel nut toffee!

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vegetarian breakfast all stacked up on top of a bed of mushrooms and spinach.

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Delicious Bliss Balls – Adelaide!?

Have you visited? have you seen it? OMG – dont miss out!

This is the Walnut Bar. Hands down the best staff in this little shop. simple, easy shopping made easy with some amazing flavoured bliss balls. for all you health freaks, you will love these.

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that Chili bliss ball was divine, only a hint of heat. but a great size – you could feel full with one and a coffee!

Get on it Adelaide PEEPS and buy a few bliss balls from the little ol’ Walnut Bar. Located in the market shed, on holland street.

the Market Shed on Holland

hands up, who’s been?!

If you are free one sunday morning, might i suggest you go for not only the freshest produce around town. But also for the best range on organic produce. by far one of Leia’s favourite places to take the family on a sunday morning. Although not always affordable for a whole family of 5 to eat here – consider it a special treat. It is however very affordable if you are a single or couple and just buying breakfast for your self, not a tribe of 5. It’s also not very convenient to get there and all 5 of you decide you want something different from every one else. Its always SUPER busy and some stands/stalls have longer wait than others (obviously this changes week to week)

Seriously an amazing place to go and meet up with your girlfriends and share a bite to eat and a coffee on a sunday morning.

the yummiest burger breakfast would have to be from Veggie Velo

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those mushrooms, that haloumi – it all worked so well, and seriously LOOK AT THE SIZE of that thing!! hard to get your lips around it.

then there was the bacon and egg bagel – by olive and edith $9.50 for a bagel and coffee (pretty good value)

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Juice x3 – delicious combinations by Nurished Delish and Nutrish

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another perfectly cooked breakfast – toastie with bacon & egg combo topped with rocket by Small Batch

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The coffee was pretty good from here too! probably the best tasting and temperature coffee in the whole of the market shed (if i dont say so my self

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Again i cant stress enough, if you havent been and you live in adelaide – you need to visit on a sunday morning. there is so much to see, and so much to buy or try – you certainly wont be disappointing 🙂

Jack Rubys – Adelaide City

awesome place to visit, if your in the city. if your a traveler or have friends and family coming from overseas and they want to try some Aussie crocodile – this is the place to do it in little ol’ Adelaide. essentially it really looks like “just another burger place” and although it is a burger kingdom, they do them well and execute them well. the atmosphere or ambiance of Jack Rubys is certainly up there with the best places to eat and visit in SA.

here we have Pop Corn Croc Bites –

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Some people might say – oh my gawd, you’ve ruined some good croc meat. but i say well done chef for giving Adelaide something more than just a plain old boring crocodile piece of meat on a plate! these were so delicious, i could go back again and again just for them.

this was just entree – of course! here is the main

Soft shell crab soft taco and on the right is a 5 spice duck soft taco

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So delicious, of course we had to follow through and have dessert!!

red velvet waffle with chantilly cream and fresh berries

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You certainly wont be dissapointed here guys! there is something for every one. try the burgers (although not pictured in this post) they are awesome, and we have been back many times just for a burger. It truly has a great atmosphere and any one could enjoy their night here.

There aint no other FRENCH TOAST like it!

So some people love a sweet breakfast, and others love the traditional bacon and eggs – MATT being MATT, loves everything followed by dessert. YEP even breakky! but we need to point out that no one else does a french toast that even compares to this one… where’s it from i hear you say?

its none other than The Pantry on Egmont.

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seriously how scrumptious does this look? well you wait until you go and try it for your self. it is so far hands down one of the top 3 if not possibly the best french toast in adelaide. There – i said it! you need to get on it guys, and try it for your self.

not only would Matt have dessert, he also managed to squeeze this traditional breakfast in too –

Smashed Avocado with poached eggs

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of course he is not always a coffee “goo-roo” and proffers a juice or milk shake so here is his in between course –

carrot, apricot and apple juice

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Taste of the Himalayas – Brighton

Not every one would know this place is here, it would probably go un-noticed being a small place on a busy street. Unless you lived in the area, or were passing here frequently. It certainly shouldnt go un-noticed considering the food is great, and the value even better.

Here are a few dishes from our last visit:

Every one loves a Samosa

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Chicken Hot Pot

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Nepalese Spiced Lamb Cutlets

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Milk dumplings

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Mango and Pistachio icecream

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Who knew a Winter Soup could be such a winner?

Ok, so i know winter is over now, but if any one can offer a wholesome winter food for lunch. Light meal, but still filling? Where, NEVER? i hear you say… Well yep! we know where. Devour Patisserie, thats where!

here we have – Ham hock, lentils and root vegetable soup with toasted ciabatta

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superb flavour, with wholesome vegetables. a real hearty flavorsome soup that was not lacking any HAM! seriously, i could easily complain about soup from many, many cafe’s/restaurants from just being a boring ol’ soup with not enough flavour or texture – you know the ones that you have to add lots of salt and pepper to? well not this one! this was delicious.

this was accompanied by a honeycomb milkshake

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and then dessert:

To finish, an apple, almond & milk chocolate stack…..oh and a snickers flavored macaron

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A small or BIG breakky – you choose! Grind it Espresso, Glenelg

How’s this for a teeny weeny breakky?

Cinnamon crumpet bite with marscapone & choc sauce

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packed full of punch, a delightful little serve that seriously got your tastebuds ready for more to come! Like we’ve said before… Matts 5 stomachs… they were on a roll this particular day.

any one for Turkish Bread French Toast, with pear and honey marscapone

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However this did look WAYYYYYYYYYY better than it tasted. the bread was a bit of a let down, however the whole dish would have been a 6/10 because of the bread.

and then came this, it kind of just happened this way! sooooo delicious and scrumptious.

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A delightful place to visit for breakfast of lunch. if your in the glenelg area, this is certainly a place to stop for a bite to eat and a coffee (or two!)

Have you ever had a Cronut?

a Cronut you say? whats a Cronut! OMG one of the newest fads here in Adelaide has been discovered by Matt and his 5 stomachs. This Cronut is proudly bought to you by Milkaholic, located at – 61A Edward St, Norwood.

This is a great little joint to go to when wanting a meal followed by an awesome dessert. they have top quality food in both forms – entree, main and dessert!

For some time now we have been on the hunt for the BEST cronut, and although all have been very tasty and enjoyable its not always what they are topped with or stuffed with. it is sometimes coming down to the freshness and how perfectly made it is.

This Cronut is Nutella Chocolate Sauce, with chocolate ice cream and pistachios.

It certainly was divine, but we will still be on the hunt for more cronutes

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Chocolate Taperia – North Adelaide

Chocolate Taperia is an awesome place to take a friend or date night. Its also great for those people you know who dont like to go out for anything other than a schnitty and chips for a meal – so instead you take them out for JUST dessert. I’ve been known to take holidaying friends here and they love it! the best place they usually visit the whole time they are in adelaide. I guess after all the regular coffee shops, and cafes, and bars, restaurants and pubs people like to find that something thats a little different.

We even visited here for mothers day earlier this year. it was AMAZEBALLS! and the chef certainly well over catered the glass slabs it was all served on.

Here is a view on the MOTHERS DAY dessert spread – this was for a table of 5 adults and 3 kids

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it was just divine and it was an intimate setting that had to be prebooked/paid for. So we would highly recommend taking interstate/overseas guests here and also place a booking for the next special occasion they have! it will be well worth every dollar, not to mention less hassle and stress when planning a birthday, xmas gathering or even mothers/fathers day. It is just brilliantly executed and such playfulness of food makes for a great talking point when being served these amazing dishes.

for now, i will leave you with a recent picture of the “movie night” dessert. its a mixture of flavours, and types of dessert from caramel pop corn, little sorbet/icecream, macaroon, strawberry thick shake and of course some delicious churros with cinnamon sugar.

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