Thursday, September 22, 2005

Gus' Cafe, Canberra

I don't know what it is about the pigs around Canberra, but they seem to produce magnificent bacon. And thick, tasty bacon was one of the highlights of this morning's breakfast at Gus' Cafe, Bundas Street, Civic, Tel +61 2 6248 8118. That, and some excellent garlic sauteed mushrooms.



Gus' is a Canberra classic. The first true Euro-style cafe in Canberra (so the story goes), it's like an oasis of macchiato in a sea of tea bags. These days it has some competition, but back in the early years it was the place to be. Street-side tables, open late, and coffee that didn't suck.

The good news for anyone stuck in Civic and in need of breakfast is that Gus' still delivers the goods. I was very impressed with my scramled eggs (firm and light) on thick, white, fluffy toast. And, as mentioned above, the sides of bacon and mushrooms were superb.

The menu has heaps of good options: cinnamon toast; home-made banana bread with banana caprice and marscapone; salmon and mushroom egg white omelette drizzled with sweet soy and coriander; and a dish called "Big Benny" where the eggs benedict is super-sized with bacon, chippolatas, tomato, and mushrooms.

The service was good. Ditto the coffee. They have even overcome the annoying Canberra tradition of serving lattes in silly-looking stemmed glasses. You feel like a real goose drinking coffee from one of those glasses. As if you ordered a fluffy duck for breakfast.

15/20 "mmm... bacon"

1 Comments:

Blogger Xiao Nan said...

Silica fillers totes happen to be chanel outlet on the market all around us just like on line place, with the significant request in a good many community industrial sectors vendor and even meant for replica chanel handbags take advantage of. It all is going to be outlined at this point the fact that silica fillers will replica chanel bags as many as 40% for a unwanted weight during seepage. In actual fact, it all is known to provide the optimum inclusion power for all vendor put to use desiccant. Bridesmaid treasure earrings fake chanel bags uk an excellent solution. Most women love jewels, jewels, together with other earrings. They're just portion of every last woman’s daily life. There's lots of opportunities to build earrings among the many bridesmaid merchandise. Yet, above and beyond the conveniently experienced main difference, a very powerful differentiation questions related to costume for halloween tie in with. At the replica gucci, consumers really need to think of if ever the sacks they should dress in complement your dressings. In general, messenger sacks are definitely perfect going utilizing sporting events chanel replica together with vacation dresses, despite the fact that shoulder joint sacks would definitely be a advantageous solution that will those that dress in cool dresses. Around the replica chanel, everybody an individual's present for speed from your replica chanel bags. Aircraft skis, acceleration personal watercraft together with scooters will allow you to trip from your swells together with provide a huge. Most are most desired during Goa, whilst you might also get 2.55 fake chanel to start this around many other coasts together with beach streets.

14/5/14 17:49  

Post a Comment

<< Home