Probably the poshest lunch box in town. The contents vary daily but might include some rabbit rillettes, a ham and cheese toastie and a strawberry macaron, or perhaps an ocean trout brioche, a perfectly dressed salad and a cupcake. Cafe’s Vue’s little red cardboard lunch box can be ordered in advance and delivered to your door and is perfect for those times when you don’t want leave your office or hotel room. In other words, if you don’t want to deal with the real world, order in.
If you are game enough to walk out the front door and eat-in at Cafe Vue, pull up a wee stool and choose from classic French-inspired bistro food. It’s all very casual, with suits, secretaries and foodies vying for chef Shannon Bennett’s incredibly well-priced nosh. Top picks include the duck cassoulet jaffle, the Vue burger with pommes frites and the chicken and porcini mushroom pie.
Cafe Vue is also great if you’re Hungover and Hungry
Must try: The Cafe Vue Lunch Box or the duck cassoulet jaffle, or the pie, or the burger.
How much? Lunchbox is $15; jaffle is $13; pies are $8-$14