Category Archives: Breakfast

Caravan, London UK

Caravan Americano   Berry Friand Banana Loaf with Banana Caramel Yogurt Cornbread French Toast – Bacon, Rocket, Avocado, Paprika Maple Syrup Two Crumpets “and too much butter” with Honey In bed at a comparatively early hour after the Monty Python … Continue reading

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The Delaunay, London UK

The Delaunay Drip Coffee Almond Croissant Cherry Almond Muffin Pancakes with Fruit Compote Crumpets with Strawberry Jam and Orange Marmalade Pistachio Lemon Mille Feuille Dobos Tort Coffee and Stroh Rum Cake Owned and operated by the group behind The Wolseley … Continue reading

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The Wolseley, London UK

The Wolseley Coffee Almond Croissant Canele Duo   Black Pudding Pan fried fishcake with poached egg French Toast with Fresh Berries and Pure Maple Syrup With one o’clock reservations in Bray anticipated for the past two months it was after … Continue reading

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Fortnum & Mason, London UK

Fortnum & Mason Spotted Dick   Eccles Cake Fruit Scone, Plain Scone Carrot Cake Strawberries and Cream Cronut Treacle Tart Coffee Éclair Mini Red Velvet Cupcake Jammie Dodger Cupcake Knowing full well that even an early arrival for the Queue … Continue reading

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Duck & Waffle, London UK

Duck & Waffle Caffe Musetti Coffee Duck and Waffle – Crispy Confit with Belgian Waffle, Fried Duck Egg Spicy Ox Cheek Donut – Apricot Jam, Smoked Paprika, Sugar Wild Cornish Pollock Meatballs – Lobster Cream, Parmesan Torrejas – Maple Caramel … Continue reading

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St. John Bakery, London UK

St. John Bakery Eccles Cake Brownie Custard Doughnut Cranberry Doughnut Discarding more than half of the underwhelming leftovers from Comptoir Gourmand as I progressed down Druid Street it would not be long before I arrived at Archway 72 and with … Continue reading

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Comptoir Gourmand, London UK

Comptoir Gourmand Macaron Samples Chewy Chocolate Chunk Cookie Almond Croissant Canele Bakewell Tart – Almond Tart with Raspberry Lamington – Victoria Sponge dipped in chocolate, rolled in coconut Ducking out of The Table with plans to attend The Borough Market … Continue reading

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The Table Cafe, London UK

The Table Corn Fritters and Black Pudding Banoffee Waffle – Banana, Toffee Valrhona Chocolate Pancake with vanilla yogurt and seasonal berries As yet unaffected by jetlag having slept well and started the day with a 12-mile run along the Thames … Continue reading

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b. patisserie [2,] San Francisco CA

b.patisserie Blueberry Almond Peach Croissant    Cherry Apricot Kouign Amann Chocolate Kouign Amann Raspberry Bostock Banana Chocolate Croissant Four Barrel Americano Rooted in French technique but possessing a particular flair for innovation with pastries whose basic forms are oft botched … Continue reading

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Fillmore Bakeshop, San Francisco CA

Fillmore Bakeshop Almond Croissant Chocolate Banana Bread Pudding Cinnamon Brioche Swirl Chocolate Chip and Almond Cookie Raspberry and Mocha Macarons Pecan Pie Bar Slotted in the unenviable position of early breakfast on my last half-day in town I’d be lying … Continue reading

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Town’s End Restaurant and Bakery, San Francisco CA

Town’s End Restaurant and Bakery Complimentary Pastry Basket – Peach and Banana Nut Muffins, Raisin Scone, Strawberry Jam French Toast Sampler with Egg, Whole Wheat, Raisin Walnut Bread Grilled Polenta Exiting Bonjour Patisserie and turning right it was in the warm … Continue reading

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Bonjour Patisserie, San Francisco CA

Bonjour Patisserie Almond Croissant Bostock Blueberry Financier Canele Chocolate and Coffee Éclair Selected for early morning pastry due to its SoMA location combined with the fact that several of my San Francisco favorites are closed on Monday it was just … Continue reading

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Flour & Co, San Francisco CA

Flour & Co Cinnamon Pecan Coffee Cake Sticky Bun with Pecan-Walnut Caramel Savory Cornbread – Corn, Onions, Chives Oatmeal Praline Cookie Chocolate Chunk Cookie French Toast Sandwich – Lightly Sweetened Cream Cheese, Raspberry Jam, Cinnamon Swirl Carrot Cake – Pecans, … Continue reading

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Mymy, San Francisco CA

Mymy Banana Blueberry Souffle Pancake – Vanilla Curd, Candied Walnut Vanilla Sponge French Toast – Butterscotch Drizzle, Bananas, Strawberries, Blueberries Featuring a surprisingly similar menu to breakfast on day one and interestingly located cattycorner to the awful Olea where I’d … Continue reading

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Fog City, San Francisco CA

Fog City Warm Old Fashioned Doughnuts – Sugar Dusted Aaron’s Buttermilk Biscuits – Strawberry Compote Fog City Hot Brown – Roasted Heritage Turkey, Country Sourdough, Mornay Sauce, Nueskie’s Bacon, Roma Tomato Brioche French Toast – Yerena Farm Strawberries, Maple Whipped … Continue reading

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Three Babes Bakeshop, San Francisco CA

Three Babes Bakeshop Salty Honey Walnut Chocolate Pecan with Graham Cracker Crust Making my way from the Ferry Plaza Marketplace en route back to the hotel for a shower before the conference I quickly debated joining the surprisingly short line … Continue reading

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Humphry Slocombe at Ferry Plaza, San Francisco CA

Humphry Slocombe Secret Breakfast with Bourbon Caramel Butter by Moonlight / Harvey Milk and Honey Graham Still abuzz from the Kings double-OT Stanley Cup victory and a landmark meal at Saison it was after a long morning jog along the … Continue reading

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St. Francis Fountain, San Francisco CA

St Francis Fountain Dreamsicle – Milk, Orange Juice, Vanilla, Vanilla Ice Cream, Orange Sherbet, Whipped Cream, Cherry on top Warm Brownie French Toast Delight – Yogurt, Granola, Apples, Bananas, Strawberries, Pineapple Exiting east out of Knead and waltzing down 24th … Continue reading

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Knead Patisserie [5], San Francisco CA

Knead Patisserie Pomme d’Amour Butter Pecan Croissant Cream Croissant With destination dining at Quince and Saison decorating my first two days in San Francisco it was to no less excitement that I once again entered the doors of Local Mission … Continue reading

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Thorough Bread & Pastry, San Francisco CA

Thorough Bread & Pastry Chocolate Croissant Bread Pudding Almond Croissant Carrot Cake Blueberry Scone Sticky Bun Chocolate Chip Cookie Snickerdoodle Cookie Long ignored due to my infatuation with Knead, b. patisserie, and Craftsman & Wolves it was with an early … Continue reading

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