We got to PICA for brunch and were quite surprised at the demographic of person there. Not that it was bad. It was just a lot of retired people. Whenever I have walked past PICA it aptly seemed to attract the art set so this was a little surprising.
We sat down on wooden chairs and on a wooden church style bench. The room inside was very spacious. White and minimalist. I liked it. It suited the style of the building.
There was one waitress on duty and two bar people. The service was really good. As my friend said it was some of the best she had ever had in Perth. Quick and to the point.
We ordered our drinks and they came out within four minutes. The only thing was I dont think the OJ was freshly squeezed but then again I dont think that the menu stipulated it was. I just think it should be if served for breakfast/bruch.
We both ordered the same dish which is bit of an issue when reviewing. It was the wild mushroom sauteed with butter, goats cheese, poached eggs and crispy pancetta.
I had mine minus the eggs but including avocado. This came out really fast also. The dish was well presented and tasty. There is not much I can really say about it - it was exactly as described and the serve of avocado was generous.
My friend had the same but instead of pancetta she added spinach. She loved her dish. She said it really hit the spot and was really quite impressed. She traded her sour dough toast for rye bread and again stated how impressed she was that they had it there.
It was a brief visit and therefore a brief blog. But we really enjoyed it and I would recommend PICA Bar and Cafe. My only concern was that I felt the menu was very basic. It lacked imagination and considering that PICA is an art venue I really thought they would translate this through to their food. Stock standard items such as steak sandwich let the place down.
A nice Sunday morning in a nice space - DEF going back for the Jalepeno Margarita. Sounds AMAZING!!!