I’ve had the brunch and the cupcakes (of course)… this time, it was lunch. On Saturday morning, I met my friend Jess at Dozen Bake Shop in Lawrenceville for lunch. As I was waiting for her to arrive, I sat outside and had a fantastic cup of coffee. One of my favorite things to do in the world is sit outside in the morning and drink coffee. Ah, amazing!!! After Jess arrived, we ordered lunch. I originally wanted the Thai peanut tofu wrap, however that wasn’t available yet, so I went with a chicken salad sandwich. Note, as I was… Read More →
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We love brunch, so we decided to go at it at Dozen Bake Shop in Lawrenceville. Quite impressive. One of the first things you notice upon entering Dozen is the insanely cute and eclectic décor, and the ultra friendly staff. (Hi James!) After studying the chalkboard menu for about 15 minutes, we decided to order practically everything on it. Breakfast Pot Pies. We embarked on Dozen for the “famous” pot pies, and boy were we astonished. Nontraditional in style, the pot pies were absolutely fantastic. A thick, flaky and light crust surrounded a filling of fluffy eggs, cheese and bacon…. Read More →
I was a little disappointed to learn that Dozen‘s downtown location does not have soup… how great does soup sound today? Oh well, they quickly won me over by offering me a sample of their new cupcake, Lemon Basil. While it could have used a little more basil, in my expert cupcake taste testing opinion, it was one of the only cupcakes of theirs I actually enjoyed. It was much more “moist” than others I have sampled and had a generous helping of frothy lemon icing on top with big sugar sprinkles. The flavor combo was excellent and I had… Read More →
Because it’s a new year, and I promised to be a better blogger… I first need to play catch up on all the restaurants I visited in 09! Because there are so many, I’m going to play a restaurant word association game. I’ll list the restaurant and then give you the first word that comes to my mind. I’ll be more than happy to give a real review of any of these places if anyone has specific questions! Here goes it… Bocktown Grille: supercalifragilisticexpialidocious Las Velas: roach Buon Giorno Cafe: confusing Mexico City: speedy Dozen: dry Empire Palace: turtle Mulligan’s… Read More →