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Melbourne Cafes Discount Smashed Avocado To Help Millennials Out

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19/10/2016 12:41 PM AEDT | Updated 19/10/2016 1:36 PM AEDT
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It looks so innocent...

Melbourne cafes are adding some extra salt to the smashed-Avocado's-are-keeping-you-from-buying-a-house debate, offering the popular brunch at discounted prices.

Earlier this week an editorial by KPMG's Bernard Salt caused a small uproar when he suggested that if young people spend less on their brunches and put more towards a deposit for a house, there wouldn't be such a housing crisis.

"I have seen young people order smashed avocado with crumbled feta on five-grain toasted bread at $22 a pop and more," Salt said in his weekend newspaper column.

"But how can young people afford to eat like this? Twenty-two dollars several times a week could go towards a deposit on a house."

A handful of Melbourne cafes have responded by selling the popular brunch item at a discount.

Abbotsford's Little Big Sugar Salt, is offering 'The Retirement Plan' that loses some of the frills such as goat curd to bring customers a cut down $10 version of the meal.

There are several other versions being offered across Melbourne, aptly called Avonomics and the Corn-tract of Sale, which includes a corn salsa, the ABC reports.

Hawthorn Common are also offering their own version of avocado on toast called 'The Baby Boomer'.

Many people have taken to social media showing some creativity when it comes to their breakfast, poking some fun at Salt's editorial.

Regram. Apparently young Aussies are wasting money on #smashedavocado breakfasts. This or a mortgage?

A photo posted by Ralph Bestic (@ralphbestic) on

A V O 🚫 🏡 maybe that guy was right - if you look deep into my avocado you can see the future for millennials and real estate 🎱 #AusNews

A photo posted by SYDNEY FOOD STALKER ✖️ 🍦 (@nutrishous.x) on

Even Salt himself got on board.

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