One of the best things about shopping at a family-run joint is seeing that passion that the folks have for their trade. Their knowledge about the products is second to none — and they're more than happy to share it with you. This is certainly the case at eastern suburbs grocer, Patricks on Bellevue.
This is a family affair — Joseph runs the store with his uncles Sam, Frank and Tony. At the Bellevue Road store, you'll find fresh produce alongside bread, deli goods and a fresh juice and yoghurt bar, if you need to grab something to go.
Not only are the team dedicated to sourcing the best seasonal produce for their customers every day, but they also want to ensure you make the most of it. The store's website is a treasure trove of easy written recipes and video tutorials that'll help you transform your fruit and veggies into tasty, seasonally appropriate meals.
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