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By Nik Addams
April 29, 2021
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By Nik Addams
April 29, 2021
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While technically in the neighbouring suburb of Kingsville, Olive Oil & Butter is a stone's throw from the beating heart of Footscray and is well worth a visit.

This family-run business is one of those credited with kicking off the resurgence of Greek eateries in Melbourne's west, harking back to its Hellenic roots to create Greek-inspired dishes for breakfast, brunch and lunch.

The menu covers all bases, with everything made fresh in-house and from scratch. Plates range from the excellent straptsada, a traditional village recipe of scrambled eggs, feta, tomato, oregano and spring onion served with sourdough, to the vegan Kalamboki with roasted corn and sage polenta, grilled avo, tomatoes, shallots and gigantes beans.

If you're not full already, there are traditional Greek pastries in the display cabinet — the galaktoboureko here is one of the best in town. There's also a well-stocked larder of imported Greek groceries if you fancy trying your hand at an at-home recipe.

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