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Mae Moon Thai, Penshurst

I know that I’d only had pad thai from here once, but didn’t realise it was so long ago, until Foursquare told me upon checking in that I hadn’t been to Mae Moon Thai since August! Fortunately, having new friends in town who hadn’t ventured to the LandoftheHursts before meant I could head there again and try more things :)

Mae Moon Thai Penshurst

I had to start off with fishcakes, to my guests curiousity. These were thinner than I’m used t but still flavourful :)

Mae Moon Thai Penshurst

Some Tom Kha Gai for the other starter. Spicy!

Mae Moon Thai Penshurst

Then for the mains. Penang Chicken :) nom!

Mae Moon Thai Penshurst

Mega serve of Pad Thai

Mae Moon Thai Penshurst

Crispy Pork – the spice was all in the greens!

Mmm Thai is so my go-to!

Cafe 41, Penshurst

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A change of owners, a new colour scheme, and now opening in time for the morning coffee run, I had to give Cafe 41 on Penshurst St a shot :)

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After a few teething problems the first week or so (quite slow compared to the smooth efficiency of Short Black up the road, a girl who had no idea how to calculate change) they’re getting there.

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And being the only source for Toby’s Estate coffee this side of the railway line, the people were willing to give them a chance :p

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They also are cheaper than the others on the street still, so as long as they keep up with the speed a girl needs her coffee in the morning, they will survive the cut-throat Penshurst coffee scene :p

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The Reopened Penshurst Deli

Penshurst Deli

Sometimes I feel like I live in a little country town. One where the guy at the charcoal chicken knows I want a quarter wing and a small greek salad, the guy at the coffee shop knows it’s a large soy latte, no sugars, and the girls at the beautician know how to do my waxing.

Penshurst Deli

So, of course, I was also excited to find out how the renovated Penshurst Deli would turn out, with the middle way, and cake display.

Penshurst Deli

We got there too late on a Friday afternoon to order any meals off the menu, but Rish went a very creamy New York Cheesecake. Presented on a surfboard.

Penshurst Deli

And I stuck with a coffee.

Penshurst Deli

Yummy all around, the cake defeated Rish though.

Penshurst Deli

The have ALL THE SUGARS.

Lazy Sunday Dinner – BBQ Chicken Takeaway

Wild Rooster Takeaway

From Wild Rooster Penshurst.

With a few Dark Choc coated mini rice cakes from Table of Plenty for ‘dessert’.

Table of Plenty Gluten Free Chocolate Coated Rice Cakes

(I got a few packs of these for samples to snack on. Hard to stop at a few, especially the milk chocolate ones!)

Table of Plenty Gluten Free Chocolate Coated Rice Cakes

What I needed after a long train trip from Newcastle.

Train to Sydney

zzz

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