My new favourite cafe on the southside of Canberra would have to be Ona Coffee. We had brunch there this week and I enjoyed it so much I wanted to return for lunch when we were unexpectedly in Canberra again the following day. On the first visit I had Eggs Benedict, attracted by the promise of the eggs being “smothered” in Hollandaise sauce. They weren’t what I would call smothered, but any more may well have been an overdose, if I recall the time I asked for extra Hollandaise at one of my favourite Melbourne breakfast destinations, The Quarter in Degraves Street. Never again (the extra Hollandaise, not the cafe)!
Anyway, the poached eggs were perfectly cooked as was the English spinach. B had the salmon version and enjoyed it as much as I did and P had smashed avocadoes on sourdough toast with Persian fetta. We ordered sour cherry toast with mascarpone for second course to have with coffee, though they didn’t come at the same time. Read the rest of this entry »