It probably wasn’t well planned going out for breakfast just before a brunch/grazing session, but my friends were just telling me about an awesome thick shake available south side and I sort of promised my stomach that I would have one at the first possible chance. I grabbed TimmyC and we headed to A Bite to Eat where I haven’t been to in years. We seated ourselves at the back outside area where I fell in love with the quirky miss matched furniture, it was well shaded and they had what looked like a dog friendly area with big outdoor cushions and a water bowl.
Even the water and glasses were quirky and old school.We were a bit carried away and instead of just ordering a small breakfast for TimmyC and a thick shake to share we ordered something savoury, sweet as well as a chocolate thick shake.
Terricotta fresh ricotta doughnuts with roast banana custard, black berries and vanilla fro-yo ($19.30). I love the witty name and as soon as I saw this plate, I just had to have a bite. The doughnuts were nice and hot and while I didn’t really see a vanilla fro-yo everything wasn’t too sweet, but I think towards the end it got a bit too heavy and we couldn’t finish it.
Check out how crispy the doughnuts were! The ice cream tasted nutty even though at first we thought it was the vanilla fro-yo.
Even though they had a light texture, I wouldn’t be ordering a huge thick shake AND these doughnuts as it gets very filling.Toast sourdough served with condiments ($7.30). TimmyC really enjoyed the bread because he likes eating ‘Country split’ bread and this reminded him of that.
Chocolate thick shake ($6.60).This was very thick and borderline icy but an intense chocolate flavour just wasn’t there. It was still nice and very refreshing but after eating sweet ricotta doughnuts, what little sweetness there was had completely faded. I sent a photo of my thick shake to my friend and she said that her’s, albeit was a few months ago, didn’t look so icy.
The service was fast and friendly and the overall wait time for food was very short. I love when you walk into the cafe you get a sense of walking into someone’s living room, the vibe is very casual and homey. I think this would be a cute little quirky place to meet up with friends for brunch, if you’ve never been add it to your ‘to go’ list.
Venue: A Bite To Eat
Address: 8 Chifley Pl, Chifley ACT 2606
Phone: (02) 6260 3703
Mon – Tues 8am–4pm
19 thoughts on “A Bite to Eat”
An icy milkshake or thickshake isn’t good 😦
It was really weird. There weren’t chunks of ice but almost a slushie feel to it. Would be great on a hot hot day
I like my milkshakes and thickshakes creamy, ice creamy 😋
Same! Have you found one in Canberra? My hunt continues
Not yet. Nothing matches a homemade one that means you can add ALL the ice cream. I used to make them just with ice cream 😃 That was when I was around 100 kg though.
Ooooh just ice cream… This intrigues me
An experiment you can do at home with your blender and flavours of your choosing 😃
First, I’ll need a blender Hahahaha
What!!! How can you not have a blender?
Hahaha what do you make with yours?
Crushed ice drinks mainly. I buy cordial and then add mint and stuff. It’s good on hot dry days.
What about selling wedding gifts and buying one!!!
I don’t know if my kitchen has room for one more appliance
Bedroom. I’m thinking of replacing my double bed with a single, that way I can buy a chest freezer.
I was told yesterday I can buy crumbed Oreos at the supermarket. I’m thinking a tub of peppermint ice cream and the crumbed Oreos and I have happiness.
Share, then you can multiple that happiness
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