Bondi Harvest

Bondi Harvest, a popular breakfast & lunch cafe based in Australia, has opened its first location in the USA! Created by Guy Turland and Mark Alston, the two have a popular Youtube channel, cooking book, and cafes in Australia. The name Bondi Harvest comes from Sydney's most famous stretch of sand called Bondi Beach, where there is a strong breakfast cafe culture in that area. Since Guy has always had a strong connection to the ocean, it was only fair that his cafe embodies it! 

The cafe itself is super cute and hip, and there's seating inside and outside on the patio. We ordered the fried egg sandwich, the three tartines (sweet halloumi, avo toast, and wild mushroom), as well as the Bondi breakfast. Acai bowls were unfortunately sold out, so we got the On the Green and Mango Madness smoothie. 

Avo Toast, smashed avocado, smoked paprika, sea salt, evoo- This toast was simple yet delectable. The flavors were very prominent especially since avocado is more on the muted side, and it was yummy! 

Wild Mushrooms, tabasco kale, ricotta, almonds- I love how the ricotta really added to the toast! Great textures overall with the nuts and the various ingredients, and this toast was my favorite of the three!

Sweet Halloumi, avocado, lemon, pistachio dukkah and grilled halloumi, raw wildflower honey- I've actually never had halloumi cheese, and I liked how it was grilled for texture! The honey added an overall subtle sweetness to it, and this one was also delicious! 

Fried Egg Sandwich, bacon, avocado, hot sauce, aioli, aged parmesan, tomato- this may or may not be the best fried egg sandwich I've ever had! I still think about this sandwich to this day... and am so impressed at how perfect it was! Definitely a must order! 

Bondi Breakfast- two eggs, bacon, roasted tomato, avocado, mushrooms, sourdough toast- This dish was more than just your average breakfast dish! We loved the presentation and the taste of everything. We were too full by this point, so we actually boxed this one togo. 

The On the Green (kale, spinach, avocado, coconut water, apple juice, lemon, mango pulp) and Mango Madness (frozen mango, turmeric, cinammon, coconut cream) smoothies were super healthy tasting. The smoothies were more viscous, and had a nice texture overall. 

During our brunch,we also got to meet Guy Turland himself, and he left me with an impressionable quote, "Restaurant is just a place to eat, while a cafe is a community." This is so true in so many ways- people always hang out and bond at cafes while a patron goes to a restaurant to eat. The whole vision behind Bondi Harvest is so clearly seen at this cafe, and it's amazing to see how far Bondi Harvest has come! 

Ox & Son

1534 Montana Ave

Santa Monica, CA 90403

Decided to give this spot another chance as the food was delicious, and this visit surpassed my expectations by far! Upon walking in, the hostess was very welcoming, and we were seated immediately at our table. After studying the menu, we decided to order a bunch of dishes to share as well as a giant berry punch bowl! The punch bowl serves four to six, and since we had five people, it was the perfect size for us. 

The punch bowl was fruity, light, and refreshing, and our table could not stop drinking it! They are also extremely generous with fruit, and there were a ton of giant strawberries everywhere which was the icing to the cake. 

Baked Avocado and Eggs, smoked salmon, aged white cheddar, pickled onion, arugula- this tasted as beautiful as it looked! You can't go wrong with avocado, eggs, and smoked salmon, and this was no exception. 

Banh Mi Breakfast Bowl, coconut black sticky rice, pickled vegetables, poached egg, pork sausage, cilantro, jalapeño, cucumber- this was better than I remembered! Mixing everything created the perfect combination of spicy and savory, and I was really impressed at the ingredients they used to create this dish. This is definitely a MUST ORDER! 

Just Breakfast, two eggs, spiced potatoes, bacon or sausage, bread & jam- I personally did not try this, but it is your staple breakfast dish! My friend enjoyed it though.

Oysters- we got a half dozen of Kusshi oysters, and of course they were sweet and super fresh! Kusshi is one of my favorites as they are smaller and sweeter than the usual oyster. I loved how they displayed the oysters; the tabasco came in a dropper and it also came with a variety of sauces.

Bucatini Pasta & Sweet Pork Sausage, 8 hour tomato sauce, pork sausage, basil, parmesan- this was DELICIOUS especially since Ox & Son isn't a pasta spot. The bucatini was cooked perfectly, and they added a little bit of crisp on top to add texture. Yum! 

Avocado Heirloom Tomato Toast, pecorino, pumpkin seeds, radish- add a fried egg on top for even more deliciousness! Presentation of the toast was so pretty, and it was yummy! Definitely a great option if you don't know what to order. We actually didn't see it on the menu until later as it was in the sandwich section.

Kale & Preserved Lemon Salad, kale, radicchio, onion, cucumber, heirloom tomatoes, pecorino cheese, buttermilk lemon herb dressing- this salad was crisp and refreshing! I actually could not stop eating this even though I am not a big fan of kale salad. 

Prime Beef Tartare, truffled egg, soy, onion, apple, sesame brioche- I love a good steak tartare, and this was divine! The meat was marinated well, and the hint of truffle just sealed the deal for me. Presentation is cute as well! 

Uni & Eggs, soft egg, sea urchin, black bread- I finally got to try this dish, and it was delightful! Uni and eggs pair well together, and it was a softer dish.

Fresh House Cut Kennebec Fries, spicy ketchup, lime aioli- I love thick cut fries, and this one was seasoned and fried perfectly! Great side to complement the main dishes. 

For dessert, we decided to share the churros and the butterscotch coffee cake. The coffee cake was by far the favorite of the table- love the meringue crisp they utilize in their dessert! 

My friends and I had the most amazing lunch here, and this time around, our server was fantastic! He was gracious, accommodating, and friendly, and he definitely took care of us. I'm so happy I returned!

Lamill Coffee

1636 Silver Lake Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90026

Three words. Salted caramel latte! I don't even drink coffee but this is definitely a must order. Lamill Coffee is very well known as they distribute their beans to numerous stores, and this shop is their only location that serves food. They do have one in Alhambra that serves strictly coffee, but my friends and I wanted to eat so we came in to check out their brunch!

We ended up liking everything on the menu, and ordered way too much food. We got all three toasts (avocado, smoked salmon, ricotta), as well as the salmon eggs benedict, grilled cheese and tomato soup, an omelette, and two pastries. Of course, we got mimoas as brunch is never complete without mimosas! They offered a grapefruit mimosa which I thought was unique, and although it was sour, it was a delicious start of my meal! 

The pastries were first to come we got the jalapeno cheese biscuit and the mushroom muffin. Both of them were scrumptious; the biscuit had bits of cheese over it and was nicely toasted! The muffin was warm and soft, and the inside had a generous portion of mushrooms. Yum!

On to the toasts- these were perfect in terms of presentation and taste! The avocado toast was paired with radish and onions which was was a nice crunchy complement to the soft avocado. Add a poached egg to complete this dish! This ended up being my friend's favorite of the brunch.

The smoked salmon was a delicious toast as well- very even serving of cream cheese, capers, and salmon. I took this home and ate it for dinner in the end.

I really liked the ricotta toast- they add walnuts, honey, and strawberries on top. The combination of everything was divine, and I could not stop eating it even though I was stuffed! 

You can't go wrong with the eggs benedict or the grilled cheese/tomato soup, and this spot was no exception. The yolk was runny for the benedict, the grilled cheese was toasted, and the tomato soup was creamy and hearty. My friend really liked her mushroom omelette (she made it all egg whites) as well. 

To finish, my friend had a salted caramel latte that we fell in love with! This was the best ending to our meal- you have to try it for yourself! I also got a lavender lemonade which I really liked as it had the perfect balance of lavender flavor and lemonade. I'm obsessed with brunch, and this restaurant has only fueled this current phase!

Groundwork Coffee Larchmont

139 1/2 N. Larchmont Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90004

Did you know Groundwork Coffee has a full brunch menu!? My friends and I came in on a weekday and decided to have brunch here as everything on the menu looked amazing! Only a few of their locations have brunch, and the Larchmont one ended up being one of them! We ended up ordering a bunch of options to share, and everything we had was delightful.

Truffle & Sprout Avocado with salad- this was the table favorite and we ended up ordering extra since we kept fighting for the pieces! They come in six pieces on toasted French bread, and the avocado had a subtle hint of truffle which was yummy.

Green Goddess grilled cheese with pesto, avocado, provolone cheese, and goat cheese- we did not like goat cheese so we substituted it out for gouda cheese, and it was bomb. One of the better grilled cheeses I've had for sure!

Parma prosciutto wrapped in arugula, organic eggs, bread- this one was super cute as the poached egg was hidden underneath the prosciutto. Nice combo as you can't really go wrong with prosciutto and eggs! 

Tuna poke bowl- super random to have at a coffee shop but it was surprisingly really fresh and marinated well! I would totally order this again. haha.


French toast- I believe the toast was crusted with sugar which added a nice texture, and I thought that this was definitely one of the better French toasts I've had! They're really generous on fruit as well. 

We also got the vegan fakin' bacon burrito and the poached eggs on avocado with egg, and although I did not try it, my friends really enjoyed their dishes! The dishes that came out were delightful, and I was impressed at how well everything was made. Order at the counter and they will bring out the food for you. So happy I came here- I couldn't have had a better brunch with my friends!

Picnic LA

9900 Culver Blvd 1B
Culver City, CA 90232

Picnic LA is a fantastic spot for healthy and organic food- I am typically not a huge fan of health conscious places, but I thought this was as good as Lemonade, if not better! It is located on the corner of the street and there is a small garage in the back where you can park. Most of the food comes chilled, and all of their dishes are really light which I enjoy. My friends and I decided to order a variety of dishes to try and share, and we loved everything we tried! 

Cold Brew and Cold Pressed Juice

Cold Brew and Cold Pressed Juice

For appetizers, we got the roasted beet salad, thai chicken salad, chickpea salad, cauliflower soup, hummus, muhammara (similar to hummus), chinese broccoli, korean bbq cauliflower, iceberg salad, and arugula salad. All of the appetizers were delicious, and my personal favorite was the thai chicken salad as it was refreshing and crisp. My friends really liked the roasted beet as it was paired with a citrus fruit. 

For entrees, we shared the beef meatballs, Jidore chicken leg tagine, Scottish salmon, and shredded pork. The entrees were fantastic; I was obsessed with the salmon! Although it was chilled, the salmon literally melted in my mouth and I could not stop eating it. The meatball was served with polenta and was also very flavorful and hearty which I also loved. For dessert, order the key lime pie! You will not regret it- I was so impressed at this pie I basically finished all of it to myself! 


My friends and I were really impressed with the quality and the fresh taste of the food! We finished everything that we ordered, and could not stop talking about the food after we left. So glad I tried this place- Picnic LA is an up and coming restaurant that will be a huge rival to Lemonade; hopefully they will open a location closer to me!

Summer Sundays- Oasis Pool Party starting April 10, 2016

9400 W Olympic Blvd
Beverly HillsCA 90212

Get excited, because summer is right around the corner! On April 10th, Viviane in conjunction with Moët Hennessy at Beverly HIll's Avalon Hotel will be hosting their first annual oasis pool party! Enjoy the iconic hourglass pool while snacking on hors d'oeuvres and drinking boozy slushies in a cabana. 

Photo courtesy of @CarolinaKormanPhoto

Photo courtesy of @CarolinaKormanPhoto

This event will kick off Viviane's weekly Summer Sundays poolside from April 17 through September featuring Chef Michael Hung's new California Continental cuisine. In addition, the kitchen will be serving delicious bites such as Alaskan King crab bites, house cured duck ham, smoked chicken tea sandwiches, and more. The hotel will offer diners the benefit of unrestricted pool access through brunch service with $40 minimum (typically reserved only for hotel guests). After brunch at 10 a.m., the day club festivities at the pool will begin from 12-5 p.m. Signature drinks featuring Moët & Chandon, Belvedere, and Hennessy will be offered. Cabanas can also be reserved for $350 (food and drink not inclusive).

Reservations strongly recommended; please call Viviane at 310.407.7791 or visit OpenTable           

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Art's Table

1002 Montana Ave
Santa Monica, CA 90403

Why have I never heard of this restaurant before!? Art's Table is located in Santa Monica near the shopping area, and there is a nice outdoor and indoor seating area which is perfect for brunch! My friends and I decided to sit outside as we had a dog, and the friendly server came over immediately to explain our specials and give us his recommendations. Since we had a party of four, we decided to order five recommended dishes to share as everything on the menu looked scrumptious! 

I would also recommend ordering their mixed cocktails as they were all very tasty- our group could not decide which we liked better! 

Cocktails for the table!

Cocktails for the table!

Breakfast chimichanga special with carnitas, crispy tortilla, pico de gallo, Gruyere, easy over egg, guacamole, creme fraiche- this dish blew all of our minds! We literally killed this dish in seconds, and the combination of everything was AMAZING. Imagine the perfect bite of tender succulent meat, crispy tortilla, runny yolk, guac, cream fraiche, and pico de gallo- party in your mouth! This is a MUST ORDER if they have it as it is only served as a special! 

Grandma D'Alessio's Hash with braised short rib, cherry peppers, scrambled eggs, potato hash- this was Chef Mark's grandma's recipe from when he was a kid, and the short rib was so tender and flavorful! I personally really liked the presentation as everything was stacked nicely. It does seem to need a spicy sauce of some sort as I thought ketchup did not pair as well, but it was delicious nonetheless! 

Lobster Benedict, arugula, poached eggs, crostini, black garlic, potatoes- they are so generous with their lobster, I was impressed at how much was included! Egg was perfectly poached, and the black garlic really added a kick to the eggs Benedict. This was my favorite (besides the chimichanga of course) as they do it right here! 

Whole wheat French toast almond and hazelnut crusted, whole wheat bread, greek yogurt orange cream, maple butter- I somehow missed the word whole wheat (not a fan of whole what), so this dish was okay for me. Super healthy though if you're into that! 

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Johnny cakes (side order) cornmeal pancakes, Vermont maple butter, mixed berries, maple syrup- now this was divine!!! The cornmeal provided a fantastic texture to the overall pancakes, and with the sauces and fruit, it was bomb! Definitely recommend this if you're looking for something sweet. 

Kale salad with almonds, roasted squash, manchego, lemon- not a big fan of kale but the salad was so refreshing and light! It was way better than I expected. My friend is super healthy and she LOVED this dish- took it home to eat it later! 

For dessert, we split the key lime pie and the mixed berry crumble. Both were fantastic- the crumble was stuffed with fruit and very warm and it was a nice complement to the cold ice cream. The key lime pie was also delectable- the crust was my favorite and I could not stop picking at it! 

My friends and I were raving about this brunch for hours after- it was that delicious. Plates were super artsy which really fit in line with the name of the restaurant, and plating was on point! Chef Mark did a fantastic job designing the menu and the dishes, and I can see why this spot gets super busy! So glad I discovered this restaurant- I need to try their dinner menu next!

Ashland Hill

2807 Main St
Santa Monica, CA 90405

What a cute little spot in Santa Monica! Ashland Hill is more of a casual brunch spot- you order at the counter and bring your number to find a table to sit at. There are beautiful strung lights in the back as well as a canopy covering all of the tables so you won't be basking in the heat. They do serve alcohol here- beer, wine, champagne, and sangria. After ordering, my friends and I grabbed a table, and the food came out within minutes. 

Ashland Benedict with smoked salmon, poached eggs,avocado, roasted tomato & garlic, smoked paprika hollandaise, and roasted tomatoes- seriously love the hollandaise on the Benedict- it had so much more of a kick than a regular hollandaise! I love how they incorporated avocado in the benedict; the combination of everything was delicious! 

Cinnamon toast brunch, French toast with cream cheese orange marmalade, cinnamon butter, apricot raisin compote, maple syrup- another fantastic dish. The French toast had cream cheese in the middle which added a nice creamy texture to the toast, and I loved the cinnamon butter! 

Main St hash with 2 eggs, lamb & pork potato hash, 2 eggs, tomato, and grilled ciabatta with chimichurri- the lamb flavor wasn't overwhelming (typically I don't like lamb) when mixed with the pork, and it was a nice light dish I enjoyed. The ciabatta adds a nice touch. 

Avocado and roasted tomato toast, goat cheese, lime, Thai chili, pickled pearl onion- this was my favorite dish from here! This is not your typical avocado toast; the roasted tomato and goat cheese added really rich and creamy flavors to the bite. Topped with the chili and onion, this is a must order! Each comes with four mini pieces- perfect for sharing.

Leo's loco moco with pork sausage, kimchi rice, and sunny side up egg- we all killed this dish within minutes as it was so good! The kimchi was super flavorful and the pork was delicious. This is the perfect entree for one who is not looking to eat too much! 

We also got a side of fries and chicken apple sausage which was yummy, as well as a cast iron blonde Browne which was SO GOOD. The salted caramel brownie had chocolate chips and ice cream on top, and this was the perfect dessert as you get a combination of hot and cold, soft and crispy, and just goodness all around! 

My friends and I had an amazing time here; brunch was fantastic, the decor was cute, and there was great hospitality at this restaurant. It was totally worth the drive out to Santa Monica for us, we'll be back!

Moulin

1000 Bristol St N
Newport Beach, CA 92660

What a cute place for brunch! This spot reminds me of a French version of Joan's on Third (in LA), with all types of food, pastires, and alcohol for sale as well as brunch you can eat there. After wandering around for a bit, we decided finally order a croque madame, a charcuterie plate, as well as a bottle of champagne and orange juice. There is indoor and outdoor seating, and we sat outside as the inside was full.

Although they do have bottomless mimosas ($18 ish per person), I find that buying a bottle is cheaper ($15) plus a glass of orange juice. The three of us had three glasses each, and it was more than enough for us. 

The food came out shortly, and the charcuterie board was beautifully presented. The proscuitto was shaped into a rose, and there was also salami, pate, three different types of cheese, and various fruits, sides, and bread and butter. For $20, this board was totally worth it as everything tasted delicious and the presentation was gorgeous. 

The croque madame was also stellar as it was nice and crunchy on the  outside while soft and cheesy on the inside. This is one of the better croque madames I've had, and we also killed this dish. 

With a cute environment, quick service, and great tasting food, you really can't go wrong with Moulin. I wish this was closer to me though, as I would probably come here once a week if I could. Hopefully they'll open one in LA one day!

Trois Familia

3510 Sunset Blvd
Los AngelesCA 90026

Trois Mec, Petit Trois, and now Trois Familia!? Chef Ludo, Jon, and Vinny are stepping up their game! Came here around 12 pm for a quick lunch and there was a short 10 minute wait. The seating here is at picnic tables so it is communal hence the "familia" aspect. Everything looked amazing on the menu, and we ordered three dishes and two drinks to share between the two of us.

The Fat Albert and Horchata was $6 each, and although it is homemade, we thought it was way too pricey for a small drink. It was good though, but not worth the $6. 

Churro French toast with Salt & Straw Vanilla Ice Cream and Mexican Chocolate- best French toast I've ever had (but I'm not a big fan of French toast). The inside was sort of like an Asian sponge cake but it was extremely juicy flavorful. We both were shocked at how it tasted because we did not expect the juiciness. Definitely a must order- try for yourself type of dish. 

Beet tartare tostada, cornichon, lime, avocado milk ($12.25)- Okay both of us read BEEF tartare not beet.. awkward! Although it was unexpected, the crunchy tostada with the soft and slightly sweet beet was a great contrast, and we enjoyed this dish.

Last but not least- the Crispy hash brown chilaqulies, sunny side up egg, cotija, salsa macho ($9.75)- This was highly recommended by the server, so of course we ordered it. This dish was more like an appetizer, but it definitely did not disappoint. The hash brown was fried perfectly, and the outside was golden brown and crispy. The sauce was like crack sauce... it was AMAZING. With the combination of the runny egg, you can't go wrong with this dish! Another must order for me.

I love how Trois Familia incorporated a modern touch with traditional Mexican dishes. As a small casual joint located in Silver Lake, I definitely did not expect the food to be mind blowing. Trois Familia does follow the format of its sister restaurants with it's very ordinary appearance on the outside. Tip is already included, and we paid about $26 a person for lunch (it was the drinks... I swear). I'm really glad this restaurant is close to my work and home; I need to try their other dishes!

Pearl's Sunset Strip

8909 Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069

This restaurant, located on the rooftop of a two story building, boasts a gorgeous atmosphere with beautiful employees and people. They seem to really emphasize on the looks here, which makes sense as we are in Hollywood. The view does overlook the streets of Hollywood, and there is a covering on top so if there is rain- there isn't really an issue. We came in with a reservation for three, and sat down a few minutes after they prepared our table.

Their brunch menu has a nice array of items to choose from, and we ended up ordering a chicken and waffles, lobster tacos, and eggs benedict- one salmon and one fried chicken. The eggs benedict you can mix and match which is super cool! We also ordered a bottle of champagne which comes with a mimosa kit. 

The mimosa kit is like every girl's dream- the presentation included flowers, fresh fruit, passionfruit and berry syrup, orange juice, and swirly straws to drink your mimosa out of. I love what is included as we got to mix and match with whatever we want! Super cute concept and execution! 

The food was great; nothing spectacular, but it was delicious nevertheless. I really enjoyed my lobster tacos and the sauce that was used for the tacos. The eggs on the benedict was poached perfectly, and the fried chicken and salmon offered a nice variety in taste. The chicken and waffles was good, but I preferred my tacos over that. 

Pearl's is the perfect brunch spot for a cute girl's day out and for anyone, really. I would recommend making a reservation in advance as it does get packed during brunch. With food, presentation, and decor on point, there's nothing negative about this restaurant! Definitely going to return to enjoy the overall atmosphere and the mimosa kit.

Eveleigh

8752 W Sunset Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069

What a beautiful brunch spot to dine in! When you enter through the front, it feels as if I just walked into a magical garden. The patio was simply amazing- with strung lights and a beautiful view. Perfect spot for a girl's brunch date! 

Since we came early at 10 am on a Sunday, we were seated immediately in the patio. Thankfully, it wasn't hot; the weather was perfect! I ordered the smoked salmon toast with a side of avocado, and my friend ordered the corned beef hash (Bubble & Squeak) with truffle fries. 

The food came out quickly, and I was delighted at the presentation. It fits the environment, if that makes sense as the food looked dainty and delicious. The truffle fries with the aioli were the perfect start to the meal- not too heavy and a nice tease to our entree. My salmon toast with eggs and cream cheese was good; it was nothing special but it was a solid brunch dish. The avocado added a really nice touch to the dish. My friend's corned beef hash was yummy. I'm usually not a big fan of corned beef, but Eveleigh knows how to make their hash. The egg was the perfect complement to the corned beef and fingerling potatoes. 

This spot is an amazing place to brunch in terms of atmosphere, decor, and presentation. The food was solid as well, and I can see why this is a popular brunch spot! Glad I finally made the trek out to West Hollywood to try this place!

Le Petit Paris

418 Spring St
Los Angeles, CA 90013

Le Petit Paris is a brand new French restaurant located in a historic hotel building that will be sure  to become LA's hottest new restaurant. The atmosphere, which was sophisticated and elegant with a French accent, was stunning- they had crystal chandeliers, a gorgeous grand staircase, and beautiful decor throughout. 

We came in on grand opening day, and we were served complementary salmon rilette and champagne with cream of cassis. The salmon rilette with toast was a nice start to our meal, and the champagne was the perfect touch at the end.

After we ordered, we received bread to go along with the olive oil and vinegar on the table. I wanted to come here early (before 11AM) for their lobster egg benedict ($26) that is only served during breakfast. Waking up early was most definitely worth it. The bread on the bottom was perfectly toasted- you could taste the butter, and the bread was soft on the inside but with a nice light crunch on the exterior. So heavenly! The eggs were poached just how I like them- the yolk was nice and runny on the inside. The lobster really finished the egg benedict nicely, and I could not have asked for a better breakfast! 

The steak tartare ($20) came with fries and salad, and it was another phenomenal dish. It was actually a lot larger than we expected, and we had trouble finishing all of it. The steak was very well seasoned, and went well with the fries and salad. I would recommend ordering their fries, they really do it right here! 

Service was fantastic- although they had a staff meeting at the time, the server ensured that our table was fine and that we had everything we needed. A lot of the employees here are French so it was really nice hearing the dish names said the correct way! 

The details that the restaurant put into everything really impressed me- this is probably the best grand opening I've been to! From nice, fresh roses as table decor to glasses of champagne to enjoy with friends, Le Petit Paris has really gotten everything down. I'm so glad they're done with renovations, this restaurant is most definitely worth checking out!

Cafe Magazzino

3917 W Riverside Dr
BurbankCA 91505

UPDATE: Omg. Finally got to try the egg in the pastry for breakfast (before 11 am), and it is the most AMAZING dish ever. Takes about 8 minutes to make. The outside is flaky, light, and puffy, and the inside is soft and mixed with a five blend of cheeses. The egg was runny on the inside, and it was just heavenly. I definitely recommend this dish! It is a bit pricey at $9, but it is so worth it. 

New cafe in Burbank! Upon walking in, we were immediately offered samples of their butternut squash soup. Although it was vegan, it was delicious! After studying the menu, I ordered a roast beef and brie sandwich with peach iced tea at the counter. Tiffany L. got two dishes because she couldn't decide- the turkey arugula on rosemary bread and nutella banana crepe. 

I got my peach iced tea on the spot, and it was great. Sweet but not too sweet with a hint of peach. After waiting for a little bit, we received our food. The roast beef and brie was delicious. Very proportional sandwich- the roast beef was tender, the baguette was yummy, and the pickles and onions on the side was the perfect topping to it. 

My friend really liked her turkey arugula, and she said that she actually liked the sandwiches here better than Olive and Thyme. Her sandwich was more healthy, and I thought it was good. The rosemary bread was the perfect bread for this sandwich.

I love the fact that this restaurant has crepes! The crepe was soft, and was filled with bananas, raspberries, strawberries, and nutella. It was a great finish to our meal. 

For a new restaurant, they definitely know what they're doing. Really enjoyed my  lunch here! 4 stars for food, plus 1 for service and the fact that it's new and already has everything down. I want to come back to try the egg in a pastry for breakfast!