Tag Archives: brunch

Joined At Last: Starbucks Brings La Boulange Baked Goods On Board

Spring 2013 saw Starbucks acquiring French inspired San Francisco chain, La Boulange Bakery and Cafe, as mentioned in my post, “San Francisco Houses of Kick Starts.” Fast forward a few months later and we’re already seeing La Boulange product line in Starbucks shops across Washington state. I was happily surprised to get the same great […]

Brunching & Lunching in San Francisco

  Tourists and San Franciscans alike congregate at the Ferry Building Farmers Market for its famed food stalls (think food trucks at a farmer’s market) where lunch hour lineups snail on to the Embarcardero. Not only will you get to taste this region’s freshest produce and hottest dishes, you may even bump into a local […]

Light Summer Recipes II – Berry Brunch

Take advantage of the seasonal fruit, especially berries for your summer meals. Here’s a simple brunch idea for those lazy Sunday’s. French toast with berries and yogurt (one serving) 1 Large egg – beat in a bowl 1 Slice of bread (I prefer whole grain, heartier and healthier) 1 Teaspoon of butter A handful of […]

Best of Downtown Seattle’s Breakfast, Brunch and Snack Spots

1. Le Creperie Voila – Breakfast If you’re a traveler looking for a breakfast that is slightly more sophisticated than that of the continental variety, then you’ll find it here at Le Creperie Voila. Situated at the Washington Trade and Convention Centre on Pike Street, you’ll find the beauty is in its fast food service.  […]

Un Faubourg Fantastique!

The Faubourg I speak of is not a French Quarter. It is the name of a new French tea room and boulangerie in Vancouver that is aptly named as it is reminiscent of the type you would find in a modern Parisien neighbourhood or any other French influenced metropolis. En faites, it reminds me very […]

Medina Café – Legendary Lavender Latte

Located in Crosstown Vancouver on 556 Beatty Street, this brunch spot is an inconspicuous haven of fresh, mouth watering waffles and artisanal beverages. My favorite drink pick is Medina’s lavender latte. Their breakfast and brunch options are well presented, delicious and hearty. Le Canard Confit est magnifique! The cafe is nicely outfitted with exposed wood […]

Bringing in the New Year

I wasn’t expecting to do much this New Year’s, but when my relatives invited me to the Fraser Downs Racetrack for their holiday brunch, I figured why not? I should get this new year off to a running start. I had just made my way back over the pond and this celebration was certainly a […]