After a long week of binging on crime drama TV shows (it’s intense stuff) , I needed to go on a brunch cleanse. Is that a thing? Well, it should be.
Booth Street Bistro is located along the main strip of Annandale, a short bus trip from the CBD, maintaining a balance between the relaxed suburbs and swarming city atmosphere. I suspect that the location was previously a house, renovated, furnishing it with a homely feel.
Nutella Milkshake ($5) & Banana Strawberry Smoothie ($5)
Presented in an adorable milk bottle style, the Nutella was definitely distinguished but not to the point of becoming overbearingly sweet. The smoothie was a sweet fruity blend of strawberries and banana to balance with the savoury breakfast.
French Toast ($13.50)
French toast with caramelised banana, strawberries and bacon. You can see why I was sold. The french toast was served differently than expected; baguette styled bread rather than the loaf style toast. Although, no flavour or texture was compromised, still maintaining a crunchy exterior drizzled in syrup. The bananas were well caramelised with a slight crunch to the soft sweet insides, acting as a counterpart to the savoury bacon and sourness of strawberries. Such a reasonable price for a generous serve, it left me satisfied.
Smashed Avocado ($15.5)
The smashed avocado features a generous heap of ricotta and smashed avocado on toasted rye with two poached eggs. The eggs were sadly a bit runnier than preferred. The avocado was well seasoned and complimented the smooth ricotta cheese on toast. A classic brunch item.
Booth Street Bistro
127 Booth Street
Annandale, NSW 2038
Contributed by Katrina