Friday Night Fun

Good morning lovelies! Welcome back to another post 🙂

Every fun filled weekend begins with a good Friday night? Am I right?

Let’s start at the beginning shall we?

We ended up heading to the mall and grabbing some coffee. This iced oat milk latte is a total dream from La Colombe. Honestly, this is hands down one of the best coffee shops ever. Their coffee is always smooth, never bitter. It is perfect the way it is and it doesn’t need sugar, but I do add a little bit of simple syrup for sweetness because it’s me and I like things a little sweet 😉

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We mosied around and took in the sites until we were ready to head out and find some dinner. We love Vito’s. You all know this, we know this. It’s not a secret. Sorry (notsorry) about the messy box-we ate a slice in the car. Lawwwwdyyy is it delicious when it is super fresh!

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Since we were trying to figure out dessert we also headed to Christina Tosi’s Milk Bar. I’ve been wanting to go since it opened, but I am not a fan of huge lines (who is?) so we waited and our patience paid off because we had 2 people in front of us! Winning!!

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We had to get her famous crack pie. It’s pretty similar to gooey butter cake if you’ve had it, but this had a cookie crust. To be honest this was our least favorite item. I’m not saying it wasn’t good, but it was just sugar (again not a bad thing, but a tad too much). I know a LOT of people love this item and it’s their favorite thing, but I preferred the other two items much more!

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Speaking of other two items we also got the birthday cake truffles. These were yummy! Sweet, but I liked the texture of the crumbly cake and the smooth frosting holding this together. It was definitely a birthday cake flavor which I LOVE!

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The last item we bought was a slice of the birthday cake. The hubs and I agreed that this was delicious, but we weren’t sure if it was worth $7 a slice. The frosting was light and airy. The cake was also pretty light, but held up well to the frosting. Thinking back on this cake now I’m a little ashamed to say (babe don’t kill me) but I may pay $7 a slice for this…I mean look at it!20181221_210833

It was all about the experience and we had a VERY enjoyable experience at the bakery. Everyone was super friendly and helpful. The decor was so cute! I would recommend a visit if you ever get a chance because they have some yummy sweets and frankly, I think Christina Tosi is pretty awesome. I mean have you seen her on Master Chef?

Let me know if you’ve had a chance to visit Milk Bar and what you thought in the comments 🙂 Till Thursday! See you later!

November Eats Part 2

Welcome to Part 2 of November Eats. If you haven’t checked out Part 1 yet feel free to check it out before reading this post!

Now on to the food:

Leo and Lily’s has been a favorite brunch spot for as long as I can remember and this sandwich was just everything! So. Good.

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Bibi Sara and MOD Pizza came together to create this meal. We got a chicken and beef kabob from Bibi Sara and a make your own pizza from MOD.

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The Stand had one of the best grilled chicken sandwiches and the fries were pretty bomb too 🙂 We’re super excited to go back and check out more including some sweet potato fries we spotted.

PSY Street Kitchen has friendly service and tasty food. This delicious spread included a burger and another chicken sandwich.

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Dough Girl was a new discovery so we went halfsies-one side cheese and one side mobster which featured lobster bisque sauce with tiger shrimp.

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Mendocino Farms is a great lunch spot and an even better afternoon date spot 😉

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Porto’s guava pastry and tres leches cake is something special. The guava and cheese pastry has that wonderful bright guava flavor. The tres leches is moist (sorry!) and sweet but not too sweet!

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November was the month for sandwiches, burgers, and pizza for us, but really what month isn’t? We’ve definitely covered a lot of ground food-wise in the last month and we’re pretty proud 🙂

I hope you guys have enjoyed our November Eats! Let me know what new places you have tried or want to try in the comments below. Till next time friends!

 

 

Sweet Endings

The weekend is here and I really wanted to end on a sweet note 🙂 I decided to do a picture ode from a recent visit to Paderia Bakery.

We got more than our fair share of sweet treats, but we restrained ourselves from buying the entire bakery display of goodies (pat on the back for us)!

They have cookies, cheesecakes, and malasadas of all different flavors…

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I hope you enjoyed this picturesque ode to Paderia and have a weekend as sweet as these treats 😉