All posts tagged: Union Street

Acustico / Brunswick

  We’ve been wanting to visit Acustico since we first arrived in Brunswick. This place is seriously cool, opening out from the counter out the front to a large open area at the back, full of things to capture the eye and the imagination.The longer you look the more you find to love and appreciate. We settled in at a table and our coffee orders were taken while we perused the menu. The service is quite relaxed, not surprisingly for a casual hide-away as unique as this one.Acustico serve nice coffee, creamy with some richness but a mostly smooth and mellow flavour. Our first selection was the porridge, the special of the day. It came with vanilla, rhubarb and hazelnut. It was a filling and sweet breakfast, but much healthier than many of the meals that have graced these blog pages.  For our next selections we went with the classic eggs on toast and our own add ons.One of these being the poached egg, chorizo and mushroom. We also tried the poached eggs, goats feta and chorizo. The toast …

Union Street Brewers / Brunswick

Sydney Road is home to a rich and vibrant food scene, but it definitely isn’t all Brunswick has to offer! You’ll find Union Street Brewers, unsurprisingly, on Union Street and close to Jewell station. The cafe is large and open, with a pleasant airy-ness, pale wood and white walls. There’s cute decor like floating plants, plenty of room to make yourself at home for breakfast or to wait for your takeaway coffee. On a weekday morning there was certainly plenty of take aways as people started their day! Union Street Brewers have their own coffee, roasted offsite by the owner. We found their brew to be creamy, bringing out a filter-like flavour at a perfect temperature. This made is very happy customers! Our savoury dish was a baked eggs which we added lamb hash to, and was served with bread. The bread was deliciously fresh and perfect for dipping in the spicy bean mix, a great kick to start your morning. The lamb hash was a good addition, tender meat that melted in your mouth. …