Home, Apia

If you head up the hill on the Cross Island Road in Apia you will pass a red house. German architecture. Set back from the road, it’s easy to miss. But you’ll want to make sure you don’t.

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The red house is called Home. At Home is exactly how you feel when you pull up a bar-stool and flick through the magazines…

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… as you wait for your coffee to arrive.

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Sarah, Nick, their visiting friend Sean and I ate breakfast at Home twice.

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It was quirky and cool, like one of the a lane way or backstreet gems in Melbourne. And the food was delicious. On the first visit I had the French toast with bacon and maple syrup. I’ve been firmly pro bacon and maple syrup for as long as I can remember, so don’t try to tell me it’s not ok (side note: I also purchased a bottle of Canadian maple syrup for $13 on the weekend, sting! Golden or fake maple syrup aren’t an option).

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When I was little my Dad used to call French toast ‘eggy bread’, can you think of anything that sounds less appetizing?!

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It was amazing.

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The second time we went we sat outside. Sarah and Nick colour-coordinated their outfits for the occasion.

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We had fruit smoothies with a hint of mint, or basil? Or both? (so refreshing)

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I went savoury this time. The sweet/savoury decision at breakfast time is one of the hardest I’m continuously confronted with #firstworldproblems. I had the Berlin breakfast:

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Check out the yolk lava cascading down the the potato mountain:

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Improved only with lashings of Tobasco.

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On the way out Nick may have grabbed a slice of almond cake that we finished before we got to the car… We are each others’ food enablers.

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Be sure to visit Home the next time you happen to be in Apia. Horace will take excellent care of you (and doesn’t judge those who order breakfast dessert).

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3 Responses to Home, Apia

  1. Nadia says:

    I’m so tempted to build my own potato mountain now. It looks insanely delicious! (Yes, I skipped breakfast this morning and lunch is an hour away still.)

  2. Bee says:

    Fantastic little find is this gem….good coffee, good food. Looks like the breakfast menu is looking even better! well done Horace and team:-)

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