The Pudding Shop
Don’t let the name deceive you. The Pudding Shop serves French toast topped with scrambled eggs, julienne of baby marrow, red pepper & arugula. It’s as good as it sounds. Get some!
The Service Station
This little home away from home is a restaurant and food store providing freshly prepared foods along with carefully selected products both local and international. The Service Station offers two French toast options: one with berries and a savoury one with bacon. The egg batter used is something out of this world.
Melville is the home of French toast in Johannesburg. The Salvation Café boasts not one, not two but three options of French toast. The savoury with haloumi, cherry tomatoes and pesto; the Sweet with fresh fruit and cream on the side; and the in-between with a combination of sweetness served with a benedict or florentine.
On 1 April The Whippet introduced its winter 2016 menu, and thankfully they’ve kept the French toast enthusiasts in mind. Check this out: Nutella and banana sandwiches dipped in cinnamon royale egg batter and cooked until golden brown, dusted with icing sugar and garnished with a dollop of cream cheese and sliced strawberry. Sold? Of course you are.
Voodoo Lily Café
In Birdhaven there’s a little family owned Café which offers its patrons the opportunity to create their own French toast. Bacon, macon, roasted tomatoes, salmon, it’s all there for your belly to feed on.
By Shawn Greyling