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The Pig & Pastry, Petersham (Jul-16) (♦♦♦)

The Pig & Pastry, Petersham (Jul-16) (♦♦♦)

The Pig & Pastry is like a 3hr marathon pacer. A middle-pack plodder with popularity mainly justified by extreme predictability. They strategically focus on nailing curly fried bacon. Cafe competition in Petersham really lacks depth; a few egg-flipping mom-and-pop operators and then the nearby St Vincent’s Aged Care home which specialises in mushed…

Brewtown Newtown, Newtown (Dec-15) (♦♦♦)

Brewtown Newtown, Newtown (Dec-15) (♦♦♦)

12 hours separation between croissants for breakfast and doughnuts for dessert – this is the norm. Brewtown Newtown disrupts conventional meal plans through a clever cross-breed of the two. The Cronut. Despairing competition return fire with bruffins (brioche + muffin) and even doughnut milkshakes. BN is one-step ahead and now we have the…