Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Brother Baba Budan, Melbourne

Coffee. We all know it and we all love it. With so many different types and combinations everyone has a favourite. Everyone loves coffee just ask them. If they don't... shoot them, they are clearly zombies and have lost all cognitive ability.  Drinking coffee is one of the more pleasant life experiences one can partake in as we  did at Brother Baba Budan in the beautiful city of Melbourne, synonymous with all things good. Especially coffee. 
There is nothing better than having the time to sit back and enjoy a cup of freshly made hot coffee, maybe even a bit of a sweet pastry. I'm a firm believer that coffee time should never be rushed. With nothing but time on our hands whilst on holiday mode and meandering through  Melbourne town we thought that a visit to Brother Baba Budan was warranted to get off to a good start to the day. Having been told that it was the place to have the best coffee in Melbourne we thought that it would be a crime not to visit. Didn't really need to twist my arm really but it had a cool name. 
Located in what can be described as adventure wear alley (because of the large amount of mountain climbing/trekking clothing stores around), Brother Baba Budan is quietly tucked away next to a lane way with walls covered in awesome graffiti. Blink and you will miss it. A small and cosy space with jars of cookies on display and where chairs adorn the ceiling. Pretty cool is what I say. Being a work day we were able to get a space and order our coffee staple, the piccolo latte. I owe this coffee selection to a close friend of mine who introduced me to it back in the days of university and have been drinking it since. Small enough to be served nice and hot and with enough milk to still deliver that caffeine punch. One of the favourites to drink when wanting to take in the surroundings. No cappuccinos here at the Empty Fridge, take your chocolate milk elsewhere. 
Brother Baba Budan is the sister cafe to Seven Seeds and is the name of the monk who smuggled the said 'Seven Seeds' to bring coffee to the world. Luckily he did because i'm sure the majority of the world would barely be able to function without. The coffee we had admittedly was very very good, one of my all time favourites. I don't profess to be a coffee snob but it was hard to find any fault. Not overly bitter, strong and flavoursome and made by a barista that clearly knows how to make coffee. With the team behind Seven Seeds running a cafe, roasting, research and tasting centre it's no surprise that the coffee at Brother Baba Budan is so good. 

To go with your coffee there are a number of pastries, muffins, biscuits and toasted sandwiches. We opted for a roulade pastry dusted in icing sugar. This flakey little darling had loads of crushed walnuts and cinnamon, a perfect companion to the coffee hit.
Old recycled brown beer bottles are used for water, chairs on the ceiling and intresting posters transform Brother Baba Budan into a stylish space conducive to having a coffee and chewing the fat for however long time permits. Cant you tell we were on holiday mode?
We hope to bring you upto speed with our eating adventures in Melbourne - there is plenty to cover so keep checking back! In the meantime, enjoy the new new-look empty fridge. Mr Fridgeman has got so much swagger doesn't he?

Brother Baba Budan, Open Mon-Sat 7am-5pm 
Brother Baba Budan on Urbanspoon

15 comments:

chocolatesuze said...

yo demos zombies are people too. or should i say 'were'...

Dumpling Girl said...

What a great find. The little cakes looks great.

sugarpuffi said...

love the quirky decor and graffiti. cupcakes!!!

mademoiselle délicieuse said...

I remember walking past this place when I was last in Melbourne - I remember the chairs on the ceiling! No chance to stop in though =(

P.S. Keep up the zombie references.

minibites said...

melbourne finds are the bestt! great place, I haven't been here before even though I've been to Melb a zillion times :D

Gianna@TheEmptyFridge said...

Ah you and your zombie references... Although if you take my coffee away from me, no doubt I'd be feeling like one!

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