Before the photography class at Obscura Gallery, I had about 40 mins for a late lunch in the area and being the wannabe foodie I am, I had GoogleMapped the suburb and made a beeline for a little cafe nearby called Batch (Espresso). I rarely go out to eat on a Sunday afternoon (it’s usually a family affair) so I don’t know if the busy-ness of Batch was what you would normally expect. It felt like a lot of the other hipster-type cafes that are around Melbourne but it had a more homely atmosphere with a few dads grabbing a coffee and reading the paper with their kids in tow.
Given that the staff were so busy, I was left standing at the door, unsure if I should just grab myself a table or wait to be directed. After a few moments, I went to the counter and asked for the menu ha. Before I took a seat, I was told that their corn fritters and fish curry was sold out.
Being alone and not yet confident to whip out the DSLR, I mainly just observed with my eyes :P. So besides their breakfast all-day menu, they have freshly baked bread from Bakery Lievito (I assume a local bakery – $6 per loaf) plus their own blend of coffee. Being close to 2 in the afternoon, I thought it was probably wise to stay away from the caffeine… Continue reading “Review: Batch, St Kilda”→