Category Archives: bean stories

Cold press experiment begins…


Trying something out with some sweet Beans from lsr…  Maybe tomorrow I’ll update results..  Has been a while 🙂

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Gulp! New coffee prices due to big dry will be hard to swallow

i keep seeing this story . . . some perspective is needed though…. unfortunately the lowest cost in your cup costing is the green bean . . . still, i did just start roasting my own….


Gulp! New coffee prices due to big dry will be hard to swallow.

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Lux Foundry (Hope Street, Brunswick)

always packed. always yum.

i *heart* brunch!

25.5.14 Lux Foundry (1)

Lux Foundry is right around the corner from home and was the first place we “brunched” at when we moved to Brunswick, some two years ago. We were so excited that there was such a great brunch location so close to home. We’ve been back a few times since and always intend to return, as there are so many great options on the menu.

Laying in bed this morning checking Facebook, I stumbled across a post from Lux, advising they were changing their menu and that today would be the last opportunity to have their Ricotta and Orange Hotcakes! These have been on my wishlist for quite a while and I just had to get over there and try them before they were removed from the menu!! So I recruited my favourite brunch buddy, S, and off we went.

By our usual standards, we showed up fairly late at 11am…

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palomino espresso, wynyard

i love that, the fleeting bus window oh there’s coffee maybe this is the coffee of destiny coffee i must visit this place anticipation!! nice.

Sketch That

There is a cafe that my bus goes past, which has always caught my eye. Mainly due to the fact that it has a golden horse decal on the window. Nothing like something shiny to draw your attention.

So after a year of it being on my list, I finally ate there a couple of months ago. It was a quick breakfast the day before I started my first day of work.

Palomino replaced ‘Cupcakes on York’ if I’m not mistaken…in any case, it replaced a shop that sold cupcakes. It is extremely busy with the morning business crowd, and equally so during lunch. However, it was fairly easy getting a table around 9 or so.

large flat white - $4 large flat white – $4

A nice little heart to go with a very nice coffee.

bircher muesli with berry compote – $10

I had the bircher muesli which was entirely filling, and made…

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Motivating molecules



caffeine physical structure Fascinating teamwork 😉

Coffee. Caffeine. The motivational molecular teamwork printed on canvas 😛

Artprint on sale at

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When Life Gives You Lemons…Ask For Espresso

wisdom kids.


When Life Gives You Lemons...Ask For Espresso

When life gives you lemons…throw the lemons back in life’s face and say: “you know what life? I didn’t ask for lemons; I ordered an espresso.

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