Posts tagged with: espresso

Seattle

Java and pastries: Broadcast Coffee. This is the location of their roastery. They also have a couple more locations around the city. The pastries were outstanding, in particular the Queen...

Snohomish WA

Right on Main Street: Looking Glass Coffee. Nice little spot with good espresso and inhouse made donuts! The espresso is on the dark and moody side with serious pulls so...

Whistler BC

Vegan bakery: BRED. This is one of those places that shows you what can be done if you know how to do it….100% plant based bakery. While I didn’t try everything,...

Lynden WA

Dessert: Lynden Dutch Bakery. Had lunch at JoFish and saved room for a Dutch treat…or 2! Our choice wasn’t so Dutch but more local….the caramel apple pie, made from local...

Snohomish WA

On the bike again: Snohomish Bakery. Weather was awful so we stopped to dry out and refuel. Nice spot with reasonable espresso and a good selection of pastries. Visit website...

Ukiah CA

Nice spot for breakfast and some Joe: Back Oak Coffee Roasters. They roast their own beans onsite and have a nice choice of breakfast items including bagels and burritos. Extensive...

Snohomish WA

Another bike stop: Proper Joe. About the midpoint of our ride north and it seemed like a good place to try….there are a number in this small town just north...

Ganges Salt Spring Island BC

Espresso in a shipping container: The Perch. Under tress and in a small park, it looked interesting, so we gave it a try. As usual…my choice was a mocha. While...

Coeur d’Alene ID

Quick stop for a cup of Joe: Terre Coffee & Bakery. As most of you know, I’m partial to chocolate….but not the white kind. Is it even chocolate? I think...

Bow WA

Delightful little spot: Farm to Table Bakery. A bit off the beaten path but worth a short drive off I5 or as another route to Bellingham since it’s just south...

Cedardale WA

Needed some Jo: Coffee Shack Co. Located just off exit 221 near Mount Vernon, it was a good place to stop…for gas…and some coffee on our way to Vancouver BC...

Seattle

One of the 2 or 3 best places for pastries in Seattle: Café Besalu. I think this place ranks just behind my number 1 recommendation: Bakery Nouveau in West Seattle....

Duvall WA

Cycling pitstop: C.C. Espresso and Ice Creamery. Needed a quick protein and carb load so what could be better than ice cream! Nice little shop in “downtown” Duvall. They have...

Walla Walla WA

Breakfast: Bacon & Eggs. This place is very popular. On weekends expect to wait in line so arrive early…or wait. Classic breakfast fare delivered country style….huge portions! The short stack...

Bellingham WA

Last updated on May 12th, 2019 at 05:37 pmAfter brunch stop: Mount Bakery. We visited the downtown location….the original is in the Fairhaven section of town. The plan was to...

Poulsbo WA

Always time for a latte: Poulsbohemian Coffeehouse. Visit this place if for no other reason than to experience the drop dead views of Liberty Bay from the adjoining alfresco area....

Birmingham AL

Breakfast: Woodlawn Cycle Cafe During our visit I saw one bike and apparently they have cycling gear somewhere but that isn’t the focus of this place. It’s about locally sourced...

Mt Vernon WA

Last updated on November 10th, 2018 at 01:55 pmBakery, espresso and charcuterie: C Squared. Interestingly, this and the companion Third Street Cafe are part of the Skagit Valley Food Co-op....

Bozeman MT

Last updated on November 10th, 2018 at 02:36 pmNot just any breakfast: Jam! Bright, busy and open space. We were initially told it would be about a 30 to 40...

Bozeman MT

Last updated on November 10th, 2018 at 02:58 pmInteresting spot for coffee: Treeline Coffee Roasters. Upscale coffee house right on Main Street. This place is mostly about coffee but they...

Portland

Last updated on November 10th, 2018 at 03:28 pmCoffee and a pastry: Pearl Bakery. Very nice open space with typical offerings. Somewhat limited pastry choices but it is all very...

San Francisco

Last updated on November 17th, 2018 at 09:28 pmCoffee fix: Blue Bottle Coffee. One of several locations in the Bay Area this one is in the Ferry Building. They have espresso down...

San Francisco

Last updated on November 17th, 2018 at 09:32 pmIn the Ferry Building: Fog Hollow Farm. Need a quick fix…..pastry, soup, sandwich, coffee or farm to table fruits?…..then this is a...

Bellevue WA

Last updated on November 17th, 2018 at 09:45 pmBakery near the convention center: The French Bakery. Had a meeting at the Bellevue Convention Center and needed a quick bite to...

Seattle

Last updated on April 7th, 2019 at 03:47 pmLate night cookies: Midnight Cookie Co. Have a craving for cookies in the middle of the night?……they deliver until 3 am! Just...

Chelan WA

Last updated on November 17th, 2018 at 10:02 pmBakery option: Lake Chelan Artisan Bakery. Nice option for a coffee and pastries besides the ubiquitous Starbucks…..which is essentially next door to...

Pass Christian MS

Last updated on November 17th, 2018 at 10:13 pmGreat spot for a coffee or latte….and a book: Cat Island Coffeehouse. Great coffee and views from this quaint spot on the...

Seattle

Last updated on April 7th, 2019 at 04:08 pmSeattle Malasadas: General Porpoise. One of several locations of this very popular spot for doughnuts…..better described as malasadas….the Portuguese variety of doughnut....

Paso Robles CA

Last updated on November 22nd, 2018 at 03:58 pmCoffee anyone? Kreuzberg Coffee Company. Nice small shop….you guessed it….on 13th Street. Space is rustic but comfortable. Give the Mexican Mocha a...

Squamish/Whistler BC

Last updated on November 22nd, 2018 at 04:50 pmBreakfast anyone: Fuel + Forest. Problem with this place isn’t the food…it is very good…..but finding it. The address takes you to a...

Orlando

Last updated on November 22nd, 2018 at 04:57 pmLooking for espresso with local knowledge: Noir Cafe. A small place in the downtown area that serves good espresso and lattes. They...

Orlando

Last updated on November 22nd, 2018 at 04:59 pmLocal knowledge always helps: Le Gourmet Break. A nice breakfast spot in downtown Orlando…..I think it may be the first time I’ve...

Seattle

Last updated on April 7th, 2019 at 04:31 pmMore coffee: Caffè Fiore. One of four locations, this one is located in Old Ballard. It’s nice for a quick cup before...

Squamish/ Whistler BC

Last updated on December 22nd, 2018 at 10:47 pmThis is the place for breakfast: Fergies. Off the beaten path….actually located in Brackendale which is about a 15 to 20 minute...

Whistler BC

Last updated on December 22nd, 2018 at 10:48 pmGotta try this bakery: Purebread. Not sure why I haven’t posted on this before since it is one of our go to...

Squamish/ Whistler BC

Last updated on December 23rd, 2018 at 11:03 pmCoffee spot: Zephyr Cafe. Eclectic space in the heart if downtown. In addition to coffee and espresso they have soups, burgers, wraps...

Seattle

Last updated on April 7th, 2019 at 04:35 pmAnother coffee shop in Seattle: Ballard Coffee Works. Part of Seattle Coffee Works this is the Ballard location which is one of...

Seattle

Last updated on April 7th, 2019 at 04:38 pmMilanese bakery inside: Starbucks Reserve Roastery. First appearance of Princi Bakery in the US and there isn’t any indication to the uninitiated...

Seattle

Last updated on April 7th, 2019 at 04:43 pmDoughnuts anyone? Top Pot. Hard to believe I haven’t done a review on this Seattle institution for doughnuts…..I guess it’s because it’s…..so Seattle....

Seattle

Last updated on April 13th, 2019 at 08:19 pmOne of my favorite espresso shops: Vivace Alley 24. Doing some shopping at REI and decided to have a quick mocha caramel...

Seattle

Last updated on April 7th, 2019 at 04:45 pmThird location of this Vietnamese restaurant: Ba Bar. Have been wanting to try this location since it was announced in January that...

Mt Constitution WA

Last updated on December 29th, 2018 at 09:41 pmOk it’s not a restaurant but if you hike, cycle or drive up this is a place to look for: Sugar on...

Eastsound WA

Last updated on December 29th, 2018 at 09:47 pmOn to Orcas Island: Brown Bear Bakery. Can’t miss…right on Main Street….because of that, it’s very popular and can be busy in...

Vancouver

Last updated on May 24th, 2019 at 05:08 pmHave been here before and will be back: Beaucoup. I have to admit I have a very weak spot for French pastries...

Seattle

Last updated on December 3rd, 2018 at 09:41 pmOk…so it’s not a restaurant but you gotta try The Cookie: Metropolitan Market One of a half dozen stores in Seattle known...

Yountville CA

Last updated on September 20th, 2019 at 06:28 pmGotta try: Bouchon Bakery. There isn’t anything in the bakery that isn’t excellent as evidenced by the line that forms daily, and all...

Seattle

Last updated on September 20th, 2019 at 06:29 pmBest bakery in Seattle: Bakery Nouveau. Twice baked almond croissants are to die for! Too bad you can’t just try everything at...