Category Archives: Coffee

Wake Up Coffee Cafe, Las Vegas NV

Wake Up Coffee Café Fig Strudel Bird’s Nest Pastry Chocolate Chip Blondie Walnut Roll Cannoli Baklava Phyllo Napoleon Honeymoon Cake Baba Rum Having driven past the small Charleston storefront daily for nearly five months it was finally this Saturday that … Continue reading

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Roxy’s Diner, Las Vegas NV

Roxy’s Diner Coffee Cinnamon Roll French Toast French Toast Breakfast Sandwich – Scrambled Eggs, Bacon, Cheddar, Biscuit, Maple Syrup, Jelly, Honey Butter Pecan Bread Pudding Carrot Cake Located in the lobby of The Stratosphere and operating 24/7 since its inception … Continue reading

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Yusho, Las Vegas NV

Yusho Last Word – London Dry Gin, Green Chartreuse, Maraschino, Lime, Egg White Rapid Descent – Genever, Orange Curacao, Lemon, Eau De Vie (not photographed) Shigoku Oysters 2xFried Chicken – Kanzuri, Green Tea Lime Octopus – Haricot Vert, Egg Yolk, … Continue reading

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Stewart + Ogden, Las Vegas NV

Stewart + Ogden Country Biscuits & Gravy – two country style biscuits with house made sausage gravy “The Best” Carrot Cake with Sugared Cream Cheese Icing Carrot Cake Pancakes – Country Style Carrot Cake Recipe, Cream Cheese Frosting Red Velvet … Continue reading

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Irie Bean Coffee Bar, Austin TX

Irie Bean Coffee Bar Double Espresso over Ice Sugarbombed by Gourdough’s and having walked a four mile stretch of 1st and Lamar while taking in the local galleries it came as no surprise that I found my caffeine gauge running … Continue reading

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Lick, Austin TX

Lick Goat Cheese, Thyme, Honey + Pecans and Cream Mole, Texas Au Lait, Roasted Beets and Fresh Mint, Texas Sheet Cake, Curried Squash and Coconut, Coconut and Avocado Curd Located on South Lamar, surprisingly close to dinner at Barley Swine, … Continue reading

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Easy Tiger, Austin TX

Easy Tiger Bengal Spice Cookie Hot Pretzel Tiger Claw Almond Croissant Double Espresso on Ice Featuring outdoor ping pong, a beer garden, house crafted sausage, an artisan bakery/coffee shop, plus more skinny jeans and facial hair than a Delta Spirit … Continue reading

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Mi Madre’s Restaurant, Austin TX

Mi Madre’s Coffee Barbacoa and Pico de Gallo Pork Carnitas, Avocado, Cilantro Chorizo, Egg, Potato, Cheese Churros Suggested by a friend as the best sitdown spot for breakfast tacos in Austin and apparently equally well regarded by local cops as … Continue reading

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Red Rabbit Cooperative Bakery, Austin TX

Red Rabbit Cooperative Bakery Coffee Glaze   Apple Fritter Austin Cream Pie – Chocolate Ganache filled Vanilla Glazed Vanilla Lavender Glaze Having heard the name at Austin Java in City Hall early that morning during a conversation with the barista … Continue reading

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Lucia, Dallas TX

Lucia Warm Olives Crusty Bread with Salted Butter Salumi Misti – Speck, Fennel-Orange Salame, Coppa, Boar Ventricina, Duck Salame Cotto, Chicken Liver Crostini, Lardo Crostini, 3 Foie Gras Stuffed Prunes Smoked Sweetbread Mezzalune with Hedgehog Mushroom and Green Garlic Pasta … Continue reading

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Emporium Pies, Dallas TX

Emporium Pies Lord of the Pies – Deep Dish Apple Drunken Nut – Bourbon Pecan   Cultivar Coffee Some of my zeal sapped by Zoli’s it was in a different type of pie that I sought solace, the young ladies … Continue reading

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Smoke, Dallas TX

Smoke Heavy Handed Blueberry Pancakes with Vanilla Poached Apricots and Cream Baked Cheddar Cheese Grits-Hominy Casserole, Thick Cut Pork Belly Bacon – smoked and fried, Poached Eggs Buttermilk Biscuit with House Cranberry Compote Coffee Said by some to feature barbeque … Continue reading

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Cane Rosso, Dallas TX

Cane Rosso Margherita – half prosciutto cotto Bag of Zeppole – Chocolate and Caramel Sauces Iced Espresso Separated from breakfast by a long visit to the Lady Bird Johnson Botanical Garden, Mardi Gras lunch was the first in a highly … Continue reading

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Bread Winners Cafe, Dallas TX

Bread Winners Cafe Peach Muffins and Orange Marmalade Coffee Cake Carrot Cake Banana Bread French Toast   Part of a small local chain of ‘quick casual’ restaurants, Bread Winner’s Café was chosen for Mardi Gras breakfast based on the false … Continue reading

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Society Bakery, Dallas TX

Society Bakery Banana Cream Tart, Elvis Tart, Maple Scone, Oatmeal Raisin Cookie, Spinach Quiche Samples Banana Pudding Cupcake Pecan Praline Cupcake Red Velvet Cupcake Carrot Cake Cupcake Iced Espresso If I walk in the door and you greet me with … Continue reading

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Oddfellows, Dallas TX

Oddfellows Cider Braised French Toast with Vanilla Cream and Berries Honey Waffle and Chicken, Country Gravy, Clotted Cream, Pure Maple Syrup Bottomless Coffee   Located in the trendy Bishop Arts district and open at 7am seven days a week my … Continue reading

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Chez Zee, Austin TX

Chez Zee Strawberry Croissant Crème Brulee French Toast Breakfast In Bread French Toast Carrot Cake Coffee Dubbed an “American Bistro” and considered by many to be one of the best breakfasts in ATX my Sunday morning visit to Chez Zee … Continue reading

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Gourdough’s Public House, Austin TX

  Gourdough’s Public House Iced Coffee   Dirty Plucker – Donut with hand battered fried chicken, honey butter, maple icing Cream Corn Count Gourdough Cristo – Turkey, Ham, Swiss, Red Pepper, Basil, Red Onion in a fried donut with cranberry … Continue reading

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Gimme Some Sugar, Henderson NV

Gimme Some Sugar Salty Caramel Banana Cupcake Peanut Butter Blondie Snickerdoodle Birthday Cake Macaron – Rainbow Sprinkles, Vanilla Buttercream Mocha Madness Macaron – Gianduja Crisp, Coffee Buttercream, Coffee Ganache    Snickers Macaron – Chewy Peanut-Caramel and Chocolate Ganache dipped in … Continue reading

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Carnegie Delicatessen, Las Vegas NV

Carnegie Deli Carrot Cake French Toast Cheese Blintzes with Big Apple Sauce Coffee Located inside The Mirage, 24-hour New York staple Carnegie Deli had long been one of those restaurants I figured I would ‘eventually’ patronize – the menu featuring … Continue reading

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