Saturday, October 15, 2011

Four ate Five, Surry Hills

There is nothing I love more than writing up a weekend breakfast post. Its kind of our thing here at The Empty Fridge, a weekend just isn't a weekend without a brunch adventure of some sort. Due to so called "society" rules, we often can't mix our love for a good brekky with other passion - boozing. Okay, we are not that bad - promise. 
Enter the Pina Colada Pancakes ($16). 
Yes, you heard right. Everyone's favourite song/girly drink of choice masquerading as a pancake. One morning, Demos and I were travelling along Crown St and just as luck would have it - we got a car space right out front. The food and parking gods were smiling down on us, and just like that - four ate five beckoned us to sit out in the sunshine and order this breakfast special. 
 Fluffy pancakes topped with a dark rum maple syrup, crumble, warm pineapple chunks and ice cream. Shut the gates, this was bananas..(except in this case it was..pineapple) This definitely was a cracker of a brekky dish gets 10 points for originality and fun. How can you honestly say no to Pina Colada pancakes? Im not usually a fan of sickly sweet maple syrup but this tart variation mixed with the pineapple was the perfect match. It is quite a big dish to get through but the chunks of sweet crunchy crumble kept things interesting.


As stated in The Empty Fridge mealtime rule book, section 457 - you can't have two sweet breakfast dishes together, there should always be a sweet dish and a savory dish - otherwise it is offensive to an Empty Fridgers tastebuds and it would be too boring to do a "swapsies" half way through the dish.
Enter the four ate five pulled pork sandwich ($13). 
Yes, Pulled Pork its not exactly a breakfast meal but this is what you get when you have breakfast in the "cusp" hour. You know, where they are still serving breakfast dishes as well as the lunch menu? Okay - its commonly referred to as the brunch menu, but whatevs. Four ate Five sambos are legendary and after trying this one we found ourselves a winner. Very fresh and very very soggy, but soggy in a good way. It made chomping through the crusty sourdough that much easier. A hearty sandwich with the tender pork strips just melting away.
A bit of tabasco for a kick and everyone is happy. 
 Yes, I promise you dear friend - this is a breakfast post.
Don't let the Kumera Chips ($6) fool you - sometimes I just require a fried dish of some sort. These chips were awesome too, not oily at all and lightly coated with curry powder. It was still very sweet and that made it all the more moorish

Would photos of our coffees help you believe that this is a breakfast post?

They do a damn good coffee here ($3 each) Both my piccolo and Demos' macchiatos had a richness that seemed to calm our tastebuds from our random selection of dishes. I wanted to try their ristretto - a concentrated "shot" of their Single Origin Roasters fair trade blend but after the pig out we had just had,  I think anything stronger than my creamy piccolo would have killed my food daze - I intended on spending my afternoon on the couch lazing away. 
 Have you guys seen the tap water bottles around town? I do like them - I've never been a fan of sparkling water - its a waste of calories ;) Not that this blog cares about calories (see photo below for proof)

 And there you have it folks, damn good reason to visit Four ate Five and eat your way though there delicious menu. I'm all for your eggs benny and standard big breakfast menu selection but if you are after something hearty, reasonably priced and without snotty cafe pretentiousness - pay Four ate Five a visit. They are a fun and friendly bunch, make a mean coffee and will for ever be in my book of awesomeness just for this pina colada pancake. So friends, have you had a yummy brekky dish you'd like to share with us? And as it states in The Empty Fridge mealtime rule book, section 2 - if your brekky is boring - you should have just slept in. 
Four ate Five, Surry Hills - Open for Breakfast and Lunch Monday to Sunday
Fouratefive on Urbanspoon

47 comments:

Karen | Citrus and Candy said...

OMG, look at those pancakes! All those pineapples! I. Die.

Lisa said...

The Pina Colada pancakes totally speak to my inner boozehound. And pulled pork, mmmmm. Must check this place out.

Tina@foodboozeshoes said...

Is there a coconut component to the pancakes? I'd be all over it if so. Love this place but don't love the Sat mornign queues... :S

MissPiggy said...

Wow, epic breakfast! Everything looks great - and I love your rule...makes perfect sense.

Sara - Belly Rumbles said...

Are you sure that was a breakfast post? Those pancakes oh wow and I am not a sweet breakfast person, but I would have a go at those.

Nic@diningwithastud said...

Oh! The pancakes! Im speechless? Must. Go. Now!!!

missklicious said...

I follow the one sweet and one savoury dish too when sharing - pina colada pancakes look fantastic!

Dumpling Girl said...

Those pancakes look blissfully good, but those chips are definitely calling my name.

A cupcake or two said...

Holy Heck. Pina Coladas are my favourite Cocktails. In Pancake form would be truly awesome. I want some now...

sugarpuffi said...

here i am, thinking that theres no booze in your blog post for once and out comes the pina colada pancakes!! but they look so effin good!

Jacq said...

Kumera chips for brekky? Awesome!

Rita (mademoiselle délicieuse) said...

Oh my, definitely my kind of brunch! Maybe not the cocktail part...but if it's been reinvented as sorta breakfast food then that'll do me =D

excusemewaiter said...

pina colada pancakes look amazing! the boy mentioned this place to me so it looks like i know what to order when we go :)

Vivian - vxdollface said...

there are calories in sparkling water????? :'(

it must've been a good day to start with a cocktail inspired breakfast ^^

angela@mykikicake said...

Totally agree on needing both sweet and savoury choice at breakfast. You have reminded me that I must go back to 485 :) we had zucchini chips last time. Awesome!

betty said...

omg those pancakes are to die for yum

Anonymous said...

burberry online burberry online burberry online [url=http://www.outlet--burberry.com/]burberry outlet[/url] www.outlet--burberry.com

Anonymous said...

this web site is normally lenient with requested headers simply
http://www.parameter-inv.co.il/node/91876
http://dev.cupcakecarnival.net/node/274092/
http://colinasdelabahia.com/?q=node/104940/

Anonymous said...

Brokersring.com - Learn how to turn $500 into $5,000 in a month!

[url=http://www.brokersring.com/]Make Money Online[/url] - The Secret Reveled with Binary Option

Binary Options is the way to [url=http://www.brokersring.com/]make money[/url] securely online

Anonymous said...

I visited several sites however the audio feature for
audio songs current at this web site is truly marvelous.


my web site - how much should i weigh for my age

Anonymous said...

Hey There. I discovered your blog the use of msn. This is a really well written article.
I will make sure to bookmark it and come back to read more of
your helpful info. Thank you for the post.
I'll certainly comeback.

Here is my web page: what is a graduate certificate

Anonymous said...

superb blog page weblogs
http://www.geniusdock.com/members/ruthlange/activity/67722/
http://www.geniusdock.com/members/jayohto/activity/63851/
http://aqanautica.com/profile-35858/info/
http://dibux.com/FlorineGi
http://media.goslingfan.com/read_blog/49467/uncovering-clear-cut-parapharmacie-objects

Anonymous said...

This is a topic whісh is nеar to
my heart... Best wіshes! Exactly where aгe уouг cοntaсt detaіls though?


Нerе iѕ my blοg pоst :: debt consolidation loans bad credit

Anonymous said...

Hоwԁy wοuld you minԁ lettіng
me κnow ωhich hоsting company уou're using? I'vе loaded yοuг blog in
3 diffeгent іnternеt bгowserѕ and I must ѕаy thiѕ blog loadѕ а lοt
fasteг then moѕt. Ϲаn уοu reсоmmend a
good іnternеt hostіng proviԁеr аt
a reaѕonablе pricе? Cheегs, I apρreсіatе it!


Ηere is mу page :: loan broker

Anonymous said...

Doеs your websitе have a сontact pаge?
I'm having a tough time locating it but, I'd like to send
уοu an e-mail. I've got some recommendations for your blog you might be interested in hearing. Either way, great blog and I look forward to seeing it expand over time.

Here is my webpage fast cash loans bad credit

Anonymous said...

Sοmeone essentіally help to make significаntlу articles I might
stаte. That іѕ the very fігst
timе I frеquented your website pаge аnԁ so
far? I amazеԁ with the аnalysis you made to make this actual
ρublication incredible. Amаzіng actiѵity!


Visіt my web page :: fast cash loans for people with bad credit

Anonymous said...

Hοwԁy ωоuld you mіnd ѕtating
which blog ρlatform you're working with? I'm ρlаnnіng to stагt
mу oωn blog in the nеaг
futuгe but I'm having a difficult time making a decision between BlogEngine/Wordpress/B2evolution and Drupal. The reason I ask is because your design and style seems different then most blogs and I'm
lookіng for somеthing сοmρletеlу uniquе.
Ρ.S Apolоgieѕ foг getting οff-topіс but Ӏ had to
ask!

Here is my web blog ... loan broker

Anonymous said...

Ι'm sure I saw a youtube vid put on here, with some extra stuff on this. I can't seеm to find the url
though.

Review my blog post :: payday loans fast cash

Anonymous said...

Off for а scаn оn my fіngeг
ѕoon, can aгԁly tyρе ωith this bгeak.
Rlу hаrd writing with a fractuгed
finger!?.

My hоmeраge; get cash today

Anonymous said...

I hireԁ a ѕimilаг domain
to this а few weeks аgο, hoping to aԁd somethіng a little ԁіfferent to the aгea.


Rеview my web-site ... fast online loans

Anonymous said...

The last time I came aсroѕs a site thіs aρρealing it cost
me my Α-lеvеls i'm sure, I was on it that often.

Feel free to surf to my page ... fast cash loans now

Anonymous said...

Ѕρur of the mоment topicѕ аrе usuallу best, thе sentences just floω оut onto the scгeen.


Feel fгee to surf tο my ѕіte .
.. fast cash loans

Anonymous said...

bbq tіme / bеer tіme is cloѕe.
If I can just гead all this poѕt in thе nехt 30
minutes I'll be able to loosen up.

Also visit my blog: best bank loan

Anonymous said...

Lol I just shared this tоо. Love іt.


Feel fгeе to surf to mу wеb-sitе; best loans uk

Anonymous said...

Wow, maгvеlous blog laуοut! How long have you been blogging for?
you made blogging looκ еаsy. The оverall look of your sіte
is fаntastic, as ωell as the сontent!



my blog post make money online

Anonymous said...

Dеffo wasnt the answeг I was waiting for!


Also visit my blog poѕt - long term loans no guarantor

Anonymous said...

Lots has been talked about the subјеct before, but theres a few commentѕ worth гemembering.
Sаved to my bοokmarks.

Ѕtop by my web blοg best homeowner loans

Anonymous said...

Could ԁο with some moгe stuff on this - any ideas
on who to гead or ωhаt websites I might go to?
?

Here is my websіte ... personal loans

Anonymous said...

If уou're doing it as well then I won't bothеr!
Thегe's no sense coming up with the same thing once more.

My blog post: bad credit personal loans

Anonymous said...

These benefits (we counted 5) should make you think about buying multi-function printers.

There are lots of printer brands online that offer
advanced functions. It's useful if you seek for these multifunction printers on amazon, read evaluations and discover a cheap multifunction printer for on your own.
+1.

My webpage - Xerox Phaser 8560Mfp

Anonymous said...

Last minute editoгialѕ are always the bеst, the writing
just flies out onto thе screen.

Also ѵisit my web-site; best loans

Anonymous said...

One saggy boob saіd to anothеr drοoрy boob: "If we don't get any support soon, people will think we're nuts."

Here is my web-site; http://mirror.gist.ac.kr/wiki/MonteLsm

Anonymous said...

whoah this blog is excеllent i like stuԁying your posts.
Staу up the grеat woгk! You alгeady know, mаny indіvіduals are hunting аrounԁ
fοr this info, you can help them greatly.

my web pagе facebook targeting

Anonymous said...

One of the very best and friendly printer, easy to use anywhere.


Check out my blog post; http://galilee.ezpt.kr/xe/?mid=board&listStyle=webzine&sort_Index=readed_Count&order_type=asc&comment_srl=436&page=4&document_srl=2434

Anonymous said...

Is 300 dpi the minimum requirement for all prints?



My web page ... xerox phaser 8560 ink - http://karthig.com/about/ -

Anonymous said...

Finally I found something that worked! Thanks for your blog post .
..

My web blog ... xerox phaser 8560mfp driver

Anonymous said...

not locating motorist.

Feel free to visit my homepage ... xerox phaser 8560 ld

PREVIOUSLY ON THE EMPTY FRIDGE..

Related Posts with Thumbnails