This was the scene one Sunday at Love Grub; an artfully graffiti-ed café cum Japanese tapas bar that doles out as many sushi rolls as sourdough sandwiches.
|Part of the outside mural at Love Grub, Mitchell Road, Alexandria|
Casual table service brings a fairly large menu of all-day breakfast, sushi, bento lunches and sandwiches (‘Japaz’ – Japanese tapas – is reserved for evenings), with a large range of Parker’s organic juices in the inside fridge (as well as New Zealand’s Mac’s beer range, but it was a little early for that).
|Sushi hand roll brekky|
The perfectly seasoned sushi rice was a good start as was the crispy, folded rasher of bacon. The scrambled egg was probably the oddest component (although really shouldn’t have been considering the other much more unconventional sushi fillings) and I’ll admit, I really enjoyed the tomato sauce in the roll, which seemed to bring it all together.
|Corn and spinach fritters brekkie|
Both breakfast options were very substantial and well-priced, and combined with the sunny courtyard and late morning, make Love Grub the lovable neighbourhood all-day eatery it is.