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NEW: Jimmy’s Coffee


Went to Jimmy’s Coffee and got some Earl Grey (Mighty Leaf brand) and a banana caramel cake/bread – which was tasty but greasy. My tea has a funny aftertaste, which I can’t pin-point, tastes like the cup? Still, I like this place – it’s cosy and they have a lovely sunny patio out back. Reminds me … Continue reading

Over Easy & The Coffee Mill


Locations: Over Easy 208 Bloor Street West, Toronto http://www.overeasyrestaurants.com Coffee Mill 99 Yorkville Ave, Toronto http://www.coffeemillrestaurant.com Our girlie gatherings usually revolve around food;  specifically, brunch!  What better way to start the day. This time, our choice brunch location was Over Easy since the plan was to check out the latest addition to the ROM (mainly, … Continue reading

Bijan Bakery and Cafe, San Jose, CA


Location: 170 S. Market St. Suite 110, San Jose, CA Cost: ranges from $1.50 + http://www.bijanbakery.com After a much needed breakfast at Il Fornaio, we remembered (from having passed by it the night before), that Bijan Bakery had a magnificent array of desserts and pastries and both agreed we had only enough room to share … Continue reading

Caffe Greco


Address: 423 Columbus Ave San Francisco, CA http://www.caffegreco.com Cost: Items range from $1.85 (water) to $7.95 (panini) Caffe Greco was another place we had walked past on the way to Union Square with the intention of coming back.   So, on Day 2 when we were looking for a place to have coffee, I was determined to … Continue reading

Ghirardelli Square, San Francisco, CA


Location: 900 North Point St., San Francisco, CA Hours: Monday – Thursday 10am – 6pm | Friday – Saturday 10am – 9pm Sunday 10am – 6pm | Restaurant Hours Vary.Cost: FREE! (well, free sample square of Ghirardelli caramel chocolate to nibble on whilst perusing the crowded shop) http://www.ghirardelli.com/ After Cold Stone you’d think it absurd … Continue reading

Le Gourmand Grocer Cafe


Address: Two locations: 152 Spadina Ave., Toronto 20 Bloor St. East Unit R1-2, Toronto Cost: $3+ http://www.legourmand.com As I sit here writing this, I can hear thunder rolling in the distance and can feel a cool breeze on my skin. Perfect weather for some tea and cake, I think to myself. Although, anytime is ‘perfect … Continue reading