146 Sydney Road
Brunswick Vic 3056
In a time where our brunch scene is saturated with clean eating and super food meal options, sometimes it’s refreshing to come across full fat, flavour packed meat dishes. And yes it is nice to look after yourself and down a few activated almonds, goji berries or a chia pudding, but where is the fun in that? So if a delicious meaty feast is what you’re after, head towards the yellow ‘Charcuterie’ sign on Sydney Road and enter the doors of Two Little Pigs.
We may have walked in little pigs but we definitely walked out two big pigs. Not an Acai bowl in site, the menu is built around all manner of pork cuts with a few other types of meat thrown in for good measure. Scan the menu and you’ll see bacon, ham, jamon, pork belly, pulled pork and charcuterie to your heart’s content. Each have been paired with equally appetising ingredients making this one of those menus where you could easily eat everything on it.
We couldn’t go past the loaded waffle with BBQ pulled pork, grilled cheddar, maple bacon pieces, pork crackle, spring onion and house made BBQ maple sauce. The flavoursome pork was covered with melted cheddar and placed atop a soft waffle. The waffle made for really good eating however the pork was a little on the dry side, but it was nothing the sweet BBQ maple couldn’t fix.
Pork belly can often be hit or miss, however the roasted pork belly roll was a hit. Served in a crusty roll with coleslaw and mustard aioli, the pork was tender and crunchy all at the same time. It’s a simple unpretentious dish, but incredibly satisfying all the same.
No meal is complete without a side of fries and these appropriately named ‘majestic’ fries were the bomb. Super crunchy shoe string fries with a cinnamon and brown sugar seasoning, they’re pretty much my idea of perfect. We had settled our bill and still went back to finish off the fries, they were way to good to leave behind.
If pork isn’t your thing, they have rounded out the menu with a beef, a chicken and a couple of veg options. If nothing else, order the majestic fries, they’re sure to satisfy.