Instagram Sensation: Foodcraft Espresso and Bakery, Erskineville

IMG_20150816_121244 (2)Hello everyone! Some of you have probably been sick of seeing these Nutella doughnut ball milkshakes in your social media feeds. I have also posted it on my Instagram but wanted to do a more detailed review. So, click ahead, and let’s chow down! 😉

I went to Foodcraft Espresso & Bakery with a friend last Sunday. Like everyone else, we were there for the famous `Tella Ball Shake’ and were in awe of the huge line out of the café! We’ve decided to wait for a table and were told it would be a 40-minute wait. But luckily, we got seated within 20 minutes. If you want to beat the crowd at Foodcraft during weekends, try waiting for a table instead of ordering takeaway – it’s a much shorter queue.
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Inside of their busy open kitchen, we could see tubs of Nutella on the front shelf, making us all excited for the Internet sensation to come to our table.
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There it is – a sugar-coated doughnut globe filled with Nutella goodness impaling atop a glorious looking milkshake. Oh, and have I mentioned, it was a Nutella shake? The shake was served in a big mason jar, and I could definitely feel the sugar rush after my first few sips of it.
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The giant Tella Ball was delicious, and therefore, required quite a few napkins to tackle. So if you are messy eaters like me, please don’t make it your first date. As much as I love Nutella, the Tella Ball Shake was just a tad too rich for me to finish. But for $10, it’s definitely the ultimate treat to satisfy one’s sweet tooth.
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We under-estimated the Tella Ball Shake, and both foolishly ordered a savoury breakfast. Mine was the Chilli Chicken Panini with Chips. And again, the portion was very generous! The panini wasn’t as sensational – let down by the dry chicken fillet, but the dressing was tasty. Chips were not crunchy enough.  So I would probably stick to the sweet treats on my next visit. Until then, I shall always remember the little food coma I got from the devilish yet yummy Tella Ball Shake.
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Foodcraft Espresso & Bakery

Phone / (+61) 2 8971 8817
Address / 33 Bridge St, Erskineville NSW 2043


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