smith & daughters – brunch
It was only 9 days since my last visit to Smith & Daughters for dinner, but my friend and I thought we’d give the brunch a whirl. When trying to agree on some dates for a booking, we set up about 8 possible options, including the following day. We laughed that we’d never get it, but as luck would have it we got ourselves a spot for Sunday morning.
After my first visit to S&D my expectations were high and I wasn’t disappointed.
The place has a different feel in the daylight. Less crowded, more laid back and lots of light. Combined with the ever friendly service, it makes for a very relaxing experience.
The coffee came quickly and was excellent.
Tragic that I am, I’d already been perusing the menu online and had decided on the Mexican omelet before I even got there. My friend went for the breakfast burrito. We shared bits and pieces.
The mexican omelet I think was the star of the two, with a definite eggy feel and good flavours from the potato, grilled corn, mushrooms, peppers and nopales. It came with gucamole and a tomatillo sauce.
The burrito was nice, but one of the things I love about this place is it makes vegan things that nobody else does. I was always going to go for something that isn’t readily available elsewhere. This doesn’t mean that I didn’t enjoy it though. It was nicely spicy with scrambled tofu, chorizo, garlic kale, black beans and chipotle cashew cheese. Served with some guacamole and lime. Mmmm.
I had been relying on my normally sweet toothed friend to order the french toast so I could steal a bite, but to my surprise she didn’t so I was forced to order it myself as a dessert. 🙂
OMG. The sweet things here are sensational, and this was no exception. Beautiful flavours and served with quinces. My favourite grown up fruit.
I’ll be back…again.
Smith & Daughters 175 Brunswick St Fitzroy, 3065 (03) 9939 3293 http://www.smithanddaughters.com/