Those who know me, will know that I'm a big fan of Jazz. Having gone to the Brisbane Jazz Club last year, I was pretty keen when Green Jam started up again. Last Friday I went when the Billy Saunders Quartet was playing.
We really enjoyed the atmosphere and the cool vibe of the place. The music was a really great way to finish off a tiring week.
Of course, it wouldnt be a perfect afternoon without afternoon tea. My companion and I grabbed a drink and a piece of cake each from The Cafe just next to the performance.
Seeing other people with glasses of wine and beer, we assumed that the lemon and lime bitters would have been freshly made, but we were quite surprised when we were actually given a can of drink.
In line with the citrus-y theme for the day, my companion also got a piece of the citrus cheese cake, which was quite refreshing and chilled. We were glad to have it during such a hot day, because to be honest we weren't sure if we would have liked to have cold cake on a cold day. Another note though, my friend was especially impressed with the crockery that the cake was presented on.
I got the iced coffee, which looked really nice in the afternoon sun. So nice, that I've decided to post two photos of it. It's still not as good as Merlos (who in my opinion have the best ever iced chocolate), but it was a pretty good attempt. The coffee could have been stronger, and the drink could have been less sweet, but the ice cream was nice and smooth.
I got the chocolate mud cake, which was also served chilled like the citrus cheesecake. I found it to be not too sweet, but rather dense for my liking. I would have liked it if it were a bit lighter. Thankfully it was a small piece. Next time I think the hot chips with aioli would be a better option.
Price Range: $10 - $15 per person (Performance was free)