Black Elk Espresso, revisited

Without a doubt, there is a LOT of buzz about Black Elk Espresso in Carnes Hill.

It’s been made obvious by the sheer number of people that have been there on my last 3 visits to the cafe, but also indicated byΒ their popularity on social media.

And I get it. I really do.

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Circa Espresso, Parramatta

Parramatta used to be my old stomping ground so it was the norm to end up here every weekend to take our pick of where to have breakfast. Since moving to South West Sydney, coming to Parramatta is such a treat with the abundance of brunch options. 

I hope our suburbs in SW Sydney take a leaf out of Parramatta’s book and create thriving food hot spots for us.

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Breakfast at Choo Choos in Port Douglas

After a few days of eating in Macrossan Street, the main drag in Port Douglas, I was ready for a change in scenery.

I wouldn’t have been able to find Choo Choo’s had it not been for good old Google. And even then I  had no idea what a gorgeous setting it would be until I actually got there.

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The Little Larder breakfast in Port Douglas

The first morning in Port Douglas, I was a little dismayed.

It turns out that despite the glorious weather and 35degree days, the local business owners consider this the off-season time and most of them close shop for maintenance or for holidays. Only half the stores in Macrossan Street were open which meant my breakfast options were limited. Continue reading “The Little Larder breakfast in Port Douglas”