Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Carlton Espresso @ Lygon Street


It may look like a very ordinary muffin, in fact you could say it is a rustic version of the fame McDonalds bacon and egg muffin. Heck i reckon i can make this on my own too.

However, there is something about the bread here, freshly baked, still warm that does the trick for me. Finding myself at Lygon Street, after seeing a house on Sunday morning, we had breakfast at Carlton Espresso, a latte on one hand and the gourmet muffin on the other, ensuring theres plenty of energy to burn for the remainder of the cold winter days. A good place for a quick bite in the morning, if you find yourself in this side of town or if you need a cup of coffee.

Seriously though, to find good coffee in Melbourne is as easy as finding a mamak in KL (not a good mamak, mind you)

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By the way, that is not any ordinary bacon, its italian and its called pancetta and everything else in the place spells and remind you of italian, even the waiting staff and their heavy accent. 

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Address and contact details:

326 Lygon St
Carlton, 3053

             (03) 9347 8482      

Verdict: 3.5 stars out of 5 stars. Quick bite and what can i say, i like the bread and the premium ingredients used.

10 comments:

Life for Beginners said...

Sighs... wish we could get a freshly baked muffin + BACON as easily here... :(

J said...

YUM. Real bacon - breakfast of champions! :D

"Joe" who is constantly craving said...

j: its pan-cetta..not normal bacon ok! haha

lob: nope, thats as hard as going for a treasure hunt.

qwazymonkey said...

Gosh! I want my bacon! Italian or not! Can DHL some over ka?

J said...

Bacon is bacon. :P
(Whereever it's from, Italy/ USA/ Australia/ etc, it's yummy!)

"Joe" who is constantly craving said...

j: haha well this is good shit bacon then!

qm: harlooo no supermarket ar??? oh yeah hor, people at the beach..

CUMI & CIKI said...

yummz! looks damn good :)

choi yen said...

This definitely doesn't like like McD 1, just look at the premium bacon, hehe ^^

Sean said...

i'm hoping the egg yolk underneath the bacon was soft and runny! :D

"Joe" who is constantly craving said...

sean: dont think so, like any fry egg unfortunately.

choi yen: haha yes this was indeed premium.

ciki: perfect after a run hor?