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Published June 6th 2015
Smokin' hot soul food and sticky fingers
Looking for a toasty place to chow down this winter? A hearty soul food menu cooked in an open kitchen with a massive meat smoker makes Two & Twelve Bondi a perfect place for cosy catch ups.
Brought to you by former Panama House Chefs, Scotty Findlay and Patrick Killalea, Two & Twelve is serving up flavoursome smoked meats from all of your barnyard favourites. Bob your head to some classic hip-hop beats as you decide between finger-licking-good sticky pork ribs, a plate of beef brisket, or a BBQ platter to share with the whole crew.
Get cosy with some American soul food at Two & Twelve
Take your mouth on a full-flavoured American road-trip
Breakfast flavas will fill up the emptiest tank and include chicken & waffles ($21) and smoked corn beef hash ($19), as well as the usual crowd pleasers blueberry pancakes, muesli, and oatmeal (that's quinoa oatmeal of course...it is Bondi!).
For lunch you could go the whole hog with some smoked sticky pork rib ($29) and a side of cowboy burnt end beans ($7), or get a bit fishy with some hot smoked salmon ($28).
Dinner options are broken up into 'Biggies' (including fried chicken and coleslaw, beef brisket, and a choice of burgers) or 'Smalls' (crispy pork crackling, house sausages or smokey 'La Boeuf' tartare).
The smoked meats are super succulent and will leave you surrounded by their sweet aroma for some time after you eat. We shared a half chicken on our last visit and soaked up the fragrances well after we'd torn every shred off the last wing.
What really gets me excited is the cocktail menu – check out the selection of unique mixes:
The lip smackin' cocktail list at Two n Twelve
Two & Twelve have a week day happy hour between 5-7pm and daily specials like Creole jambalaya on Mondays and $15 steak, egg & chips on Fridays.
They take bookings for 8 or more people so call in advance if you hope to get a large table over the weekend.