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The French Pantry

In Breads, Dessert, Foodie catnip, Restaurants, Sandwiches, The Good Life on 13 December 2010 at 8:57 pm

There are very few places one can call “heaven on earth”. The French Pantry is one of them. This excellent, almost secret place is usually found by word of mouth and with alluring phrases such as “Everything is fantastic on the menu!” and “They make THE BEST French bread.”

I had the opportunity to go and yes, The French Pantry is that good. Located in what seems like an industrial alley the only way you can truly spot it is to look for the random line of people waiting to get inside (EDIT: Now there is a forest green valance on the outside saying, “The French Pantry”). With strict hours from 11:00 am – 2:00pm, you had better get there early, no excuses. Read the rest of this entry »

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Incoming psychic vision! A steam cake is on its way to me!

In Cake, Obsession, Snacks on 13 September 2009 at 3:17 am

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I don’t know about you but I love me some Japanese snacks. Of course, it all started with Pocky then when I got to Japan it exploded into an extravaganza of “MUST TRY THIS! MUST TRY THEM ALL!”

I believe this fascination with Japanese snacks started while I was in college. Hitting up the Asian food shops, perusing the shelves in hopes of finding something that would fascinate my taste buds… I miss those times. At one point I even expanded it to where Fridays were my day to seek out something new and experience it for my own tasty satisfaction. You can only guess what level of wild I went while in Japan land. Read the rest of this entry »

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