Little Big Sugar Salt – Melbourne Breakfast Adventure

Little Big Sugar Salt is a quaint cafe, in North Richmond. With ambiguous signage, we wondered along the street and almost walked straight past.

Ordering our coffees, and after not-too-long an almond milk cap and espresso arrived. The almond milk was absolutely delicious, after complimenting the waiter, he told us it was made in house. Almonds, water, salt a date or two, just the way it should be.

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On entering, a small open kitchen, coffee machine and bench seat gives the deceptive appearance that there isn’t much more to the cafe. The friendly wait staff directed us to find a table, and after turning a corner, we found a hallway leading to an enchanted communal dining area.

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Art work, adorning the walls.

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A hipster menu, disguised as a newspaper was delivered. Full of irony and intended puns, we sifted through the findaword, recipes and finally found a succinct menu of ‘sweet’, ‘salt’ and ‘sandwiches’.

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Regan’s ‘R. Swanson’ dedicated to the Parks and Rec fans: pulled pork, double smoked ham, egg, manchego, pickles, mustard;

my ‘The One’: kim chi, sticky kumara, poached eggs and cashew cream cheese.

All day breakfast, yes please.

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My kumara really wasn’t very sticky, but I was completely full of good fats, protein and vegan/dairy free/gluten free goodness. They really do cater for all sorts of dietary requirements.

Regan’s breakfast arrived on bread, which wasn’t mentioned on the menu. With a whole newspaper, you’d think they would be able to fit that kind of detail in.

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The wash room was pinterest worthy. Seriously, go, just to wash your hands.

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With the size of kitchen/cooking facilities available, we were surprised at the quality of the food that arrived at our (probably reclaimed) wooden table. Retro, contrary, hipster details made this a conversation-stimulating experience. The selection of hot sauces in the wooden condiment box kept Regan occupied for a good few minutes.

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This is a picture of the small, blue sign, proclaiming the location of Little Big Sugar Salt. Or, look for the stunning arch windows… visit:Β https://lbsscafe.com/ to see their website.

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