251 Church Street
New York, NY 10013
I was recently having lunch with my wife downtown when we happened into a new restaurant for a quick lunch. Our server was pleasant as could be. Our lunch was delightful as well. Lo and behold, we were in an Australian Cafe being waited upon by an Australian! All my recent thoughts and memories of our trip to Australia came flooding back, and I realized I was longing for the pleasantries of Australia and wondering why we ever left. For the life of me, I couldn’t understand why someone from Australia would want to be here, but I must say I am grateful! In this week’s Find, I gravitate toward Australian establishments killing New York with its niceties!
If you happen to be in Tribeca around lunchtime (possibly at Aire Ancient Baths for an afternoon soak and massage?) you must stop into Two Hands for an incredible lunch. This is the second location of this Australian cafe and includes a full menu served between 8am-4pm, though dinner is coming in early April. The menu includes light, freshly prepared seasonal fare including avocado toast and cauliflower salad, which were amazing. Our servers were Australian and we were reminiscing about our trip there in December with them. If only our perfect latte was followed by a surf at Bondi Beach …