Gastrology bloggers dined courtesy of Las Chicas.
Las Chicas has succeeded in crafting a convivial atmosphere in which to enjoy a lazy weekend brunch.
Left: Green goodness - Kale, spinach, spirulina, probiotic powder, cucumber, banana, dates, nuts & coconut water
Right: Nutrient enhancer - Kiwi, watermelon, agave & probiotics
Yarra Valley feta, sundried tomato tapenade, kale, walnut pesto with taro chips
With a rich and succulent field mushroom, the burger had, sandwiched between two halves of a slightly sweet brioche bun, Yarra Valley feta, sundried tomato tapenade, kale, walnut pesto. It was a modern yet classic veggie burger and was absolutely delicious. The taro chips were crisp and perfectly seasoned.
Sesame seared tuna
Yellow fin tuna, purple carrots, cucumber ribbons, mint, coriander with a sweet mirin, ginger and soy caramel dressing
This dish was well balanced, loaded with umami and complex. The ginger and soy caramel dressing cradled the fragrant mint and coriander and brought the whole dish together. The tuna itself was both beautiful and beautifully prepared.
The coffee at Las Chicas is excellent. The profound respect for the humble beverage is palpable.
Melbourne has an ever growing brunch culture, making the café industry a particularly competitive and vibrant one. Las Chicas serves delicious, fresh and seasonal food, which makes it a cut above. Given its popularity, we suggest that you visit, as we did, during the odd hours of the day to avoid excessive wait times during peak hours.
Phone: 03 9531 3699
Cuisine: Mexican, International, Modern Australian, Coffee, Breakfast/Brunch