So I walked past this place in Chinatown on an outing and decided to make a date with a friend to come here since we both LOVE durian (KING OF THE FRUITS!! YEAAAH). We got here late on a Wednesday night and it wasn’t particularly busy. We found a table and looked through the menu. I got myself a durian smoothie (such a sucker for it, seriously) and my friend got the durian mille crepe. I found the smoothie to be very disappointing, it tasted literally like milk with a teeny tiny hint of durian. Where was the durian flavour? Where was the amazing exotic fruit? Dun dun dunnnn….disappointment was what I got. My friend’s Durian Mille Crepe was actually pretty good. You could taste the durian.
After having dinner and desserts already, we decided to go for a walk down Lygon Street for coffee and maybe desserts again (maybe? it was most definitely). We stopped at Copperwood and was seated outside and got served immediately. However, it was 9pm in winter and when we saw an opportunity open up indoors, we rushed inside ninja style (not so ninja when everyone can see us though…). We got the dessert menus and took a look at the cake/dessert cabinet an our eyes lit up like little kids in a candy store. SO MANY DESSERTS and they all look soooooooo good! We all got coffees and it wasn’t too bad either (yay lygon street) and then the dessert came out (Woohoo!).
I’ve been here repeatedly because I LOVE IT SO MUCH! The first time I went, it was with my stooges and there was a massive line but it moved quickly and within 10mins we got our ICE CREAM!! So I came back with the two babies, Baby A and J-baby and there was hardly any line considering it was a Thursday night (weirddddd, maybe coz it was WINTER hohoho).