THREE BLUE DUCKS ATI THE FARM BYRON BAYI
The Farm, 11 Ewingsdale Rd, Ewingsdale, 6684 7795, threeblueducks. com/ byron
With the utmost appreciation for sustainability, the (now six) Ducks want diners to know where their food comes from and to leave feeling completely nourished. The Byron location takes this to the next level. There are not many restaurants that welcome you with plump pigs, rolling lawns, unconfined kids and an ancient horse called Charlie.
Dine al fresco with nature on one side and all the action on the other. The charred coal-roasted octopus is glossy with a sugary, salty fishbone glaze. Roast potatoes come with unbelievably dunkable smoked garlic creme fraiche. Pannacotta features elements like burnt whey and candied ginger, while chocolate mousse comes with fresh strawberries and a fruit strap presumably made with less-fresh berries; nothing here is wasted. You’ll leave with a full belly and a better appreciation for sustainability, too.
Chefs Mark LaBrooy, Darren Robertson, Andy Allen & Sam Morton Price $$$
Open Breakfast daily; lunch Mon-Thu; dinner Fri-Sun