Sunday, 29 November 2015

Milk Bar

The great Aussie Milk Bar! This one in Bexley used to provide lunches when I was a pupil at Bexley Public School in the 1960s. They are disappearing fast in favour of trendy cafes and fast food places. The milk bar was a staple of Australian life, selling some basic staple food items, snack foods, and the classic ice-cream based milkshake. They made cut sandwiches, sold pies and sausage rolls, and flipped the classic Australian burger. 
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  1. Sounds a bit like the old American soda shop that I remember as a kid.

  2. They're an endangered species here... one doesn't see these places often.

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    1. right near us, Jim - up on Forest Rd

    2. right near us, Jim - up on Forest Rd