At Tea With Thee By Victoria, it's hard to decide on the main attraction: it could be the teas themselves, the gourmet food, or the elegant atmosphere. The teas are eclectic, ranging from a fruity cherry-ginger-orange brew to a Cold Comfort blend, designed to neutralize sniffles. The food consists of soups and salads, as well as tearoom classics: scones, finger sandwiches, and dainty sweets, which range from cupcakes to tea-infused chocolates. And the shop's flower-patterned china and three-tiered trays add a touch of understated glamour, which is only enhanced by the shop's decorations, including wintertime's Christmas trees.
When Tasia Malakasis walked into a gourmet food shop in New York City, she unexpectedly found herself face to face with her future. It was cheese?specifically, Belle Chevre, a French-style goat cheese made by hand in her home state of Alabama. It wasn't long before she was journeying down south to study the art of cheese-making. She became a genuine protege, and eventually, when the company's owner retired, she took over. Since 1989, the company has racked up numerous awards and accolades for its fine cheese, which include a pimento chevre, a Montrachet-style goat cheese, and a mint julep-inspired Southen Belle goat cheese. Their rustic creamery, housed in the old town cotton warehouse, offers both guided and self-guided tours, samples at the tasting bar, and a chance to meet the goats that help make the cheese by wrapping it up with their dexterous hooves.
The bakers at Atlanta Bread Company's many locations are up early every morning (or especially late every night) preparing the locally owned and operated company's signature styles of bread, pastries, muffins, and bagels. These range from the traditional to the flavored?such as asiago focaccia and cinnamon-raisin loaf. In the caf? section, these breads form the base of an array of signature lunch and breakfast sandwiches, as well as pastries including chocolate croissants and pecan sticky rolls. For accompaniment, the kitchen also prepares salads and soups, and gourmet coffee and lattes help warm stomachs.
On any night of the week, customers at The Foyer might hear a standup comedy show, live music performance, or poetry slam. The café strives to stay plugged into the community by posting local artwork and hosting open-mic nights. This way, it encourages community members to showcase their musical or verbal gifts or a talent most people never discover in themselves: balancing on one leg for 45—maybe even 50—minutes. It’s also a casual place for friends to relax with a Kaffeeklatsch specialty coffee or chai tea and a slice of housemade cheesecake.
A ice-cream parlor, a coffeehouse, and a downtown caf?, The Cozy Cow offers diners a charming menu of sweet and savory treats. Scoops of Blue Bell ice cream fill cups, cones, and dreams, while espresso drinks may be enjoyed either hot or cold. Sandwiches and burgers come topped with your choice of fixings, and housemade pimento cheese adorns slices of white, wheat, or sourdough bread. Enjoy breakfast, lunch, and everything in between inside this warm, inviting eatery or outside on a patio with a view.
The smell of chocolate-chip cookies baking in the oven has a tendency to unleash waves of childhood memories, especially when those cookies are iconic Nestl? Toll House creations. At Nestl? Toll House Caf? by Chip, passionate bakers coax out these memories by using Nestl? products to create decadent desserts that taste just as satisfying as they did years ago.