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Showing posts from May, 2017

The Essential Bakery Cafe

If you find yourself at the Essential Bakery in Georgetown, don't even try to resist the chocolate croissants and the chocolate chip cookies. You'll regret it later and there's nothing wrong with a second breakfast right before lunch, right? If you're still hungry, try one of their sandwiches. The Pastrami Ruben on Rye is what sandwich dreams are made of. With a thick layer or pastrami, its sure to hit the spot and satisfy your craving for something savory.

Mother's Day Brunch at Cafe Flora

For Mother's Day this year, my family and I had the prix fixe brunch at Café Flora. There was a starter, an entrée and a dessert, and the kid's had a menu with three courses, too. Café Flora is a Vegetarian restaurant so even though the brunch didn't have meat, the intricate and creative flavors more than made up for it. The Mother's Day Brunch is their busiest day so I made sure I made reservations way in advance. The brunch felt fancy and special but the space was bright with a laid back feel. The food was high in flavor and quality and it was plated beautifully. I'm sure there were many happy Moms who enjoyed the brunch.

A step inside DeLaurenti Specialty Food and Drink

There are many worries in life but finding a good treat inside Pike Place Market isn't one of them. If you're visiting Pike Place and you're hungry for a meal or a snack, then I promise you won't have a problem finding something that suits your fancy. One nice choice for a little something to nosh on is DeLaurenti Specialty Food and Drink. They have Italian imports of cheese, meat, wine, olive oils, and much more. If you don't need anything for your pantry or fridge at home, they have pizza slices, sandwiches, cookies, and pastries to purchase in the front of the store. There are also tables and stools to enjoy your snack and people watch. I selected a raisin croissant, two small jam-filled cookies, and one macaroon, for my family and I to eat while we walked around Pike Place. My husband and I split the croissant and like all pastries, it tasted like a little bit of heaven. The bread was so soft and the raisins gave it just a little bit of sweetness. The macaroon…