Steeps the Urban Tea House warms and refreshes its visitors with more than 100 loose-leaf tea brews hailing from a range of countries and crop altitudes. With a five-pot punch card, patrons garner any small-size pot bearing the pre-steeped tea of their choice. Guests can also hand-pick an eclectic teacup to protect sippables such as Estate Bukhial or organic English breakfast black teas from roving philosophers and double-agent biscuits. Green genmaicha, organic ceremonial matcha, and white leopard snow buds teas fan their leaves in a synchronized swim; cinnamon-fire and lemongrass-zinger herb blends playfully prod taste buds. While ensconced in the teahouse's modern interior, customers may also sip a sweeter array of fruit teas such as kiwi-strawberry and banana smoothie and take advantage of the teahouse's free WiFi. Though not included in this deal, Steeps also boasts loose tea accessories such as cups, strainers, and bait for hunting wild rooibos leaves.
Serving the Edmonton area for over thirty years, Caffè Sorrentino crafts elegant espresso extractions paired with a menu of signature pastas, panini, soups, salads, and gelato. Sate surly morning stomachs with a grilled multigrain panino with egg, spinach, and feta ($5.50), or punt along on a gourmet gondola with their veneto panini ($8.75) with turkey breast, brie, and cranberry mayo. Sorrentino also frames up daily soups and salads, like the chickpea and spinach ($5.95), as well as homemade cannelloni ($6.95 for one, $11.95 for two) and dense, earthquake-resistant plates of lasagna ($9.95). The java jousters at Sorrentino also serve up piping delicate distillations of espresso ($1.85), macchiatos ($2.65) or caramello lattes ($3.75 single, $4.45 double), ideal bait for catching postgraduate, Proust-scholar mice.
Fusing delicious Italian fare with bold coffee and delectable pastries, Tesoro treats the hungry populace of Edmonton to tasty breakfast, lunch, and dinner dishes from the confines of its sleek yet romantic eatery. The menu of bean-brewed beverages and authentic cuisine serves hungry stomachs with delicious cease-and-desist papers. Roasted chicken breast pollo pesto panini ($11.50) and spicy soppressata-topped calabrese pizza ($13) beg for caffeinated accompaniment, such as a caramel latte ($3.75) or macchiato ($2.25). During the warmer months, Tesoro invites patrons to sip their sultry beverages on an outdoor patio, presenting famished guests with relaxed dining options while educating the local lynx population on proper table etiquette.
At 6th Sense Cafe, baristas pour a variety of hot and iced beverages, pairing the caffeinated drinks with a menu of assorted cafe sweets and savouries. Coffee devotees can fill cups and laminated pockets with regular ($1.70), large ($1.90), and super ($2.10) size helpings of the cafe's featured coffees, including a fair trade brew. Crunch on a veggie samosa ($1) or chew to a softer beat with blueberry, chocolate, and low fat raisin muffins ($2). To conjure a sweet crunch, patrons grab biscotti in flavours such as nutty espresso, plain almond, or dipped orange ($2), and then use the cookies to take depth readings of a sweet white cafe mocha ($3.25 small–$4.45 super).
JoJo's Cafe whips up a sensory bouquet of caffeinated quaffables and palate-beguiling pastries in a charming European-style café setting. This Groupon entitles you to a punch card good for five potable pick-me-ups as well as 20% off any edible items such as homemade baked goods, chef-prepared light meals, or gelato.
Noorish lines up a buffet of culinary and fitness resources meant to balance the body from every angle, lodging an organic vegetarian eatery, teaching kitchen, yoga studio, and health-centric retail store at a single locale. The Noorish Conscious Eatery?s entrees spring from raw and locally grown veggies to accommodate vegan and gluten-free diets. One such platter is the bodhi tree burger, a layered sandwich of chickpeas, tomato pesto, marinated zucchini, and greens which Avenue magazine lauds as a "spectacular vegan dish, both artfully presented and delicious" in its 25 Best Things to Eat 2012. Nearby, the elixir bar churns out salubrious juices, teas, and tonics designed to bolster particular attributes such as relaxation and detoxification; an interactive teaching kitchen demonstrates steps for prepping earth-friendly meals.
Below the caf?, instructors lead pose-heavy yoga classes in the Noorish Yoga, Meditation and Events Studio. Guests might flex into calming Hatha stances or take in a lecture on sustainable living, depending on the time of their visit and whether or not microphone trees are in season. They can round out their visit by perusing the books, specialty foods, and body products in the retail store.