Aside from supplying casual vibes, Panorama is known for slinging steamy cups of organic liquids and artfully arranged plates of breakfast and lunch fare. Kick off a day with a Jump Start—two shots of espresso blended with vanilla and cream ($3.45)—paired with a Locura wrap that wraps a whole-wheat blanket around eggs, soy beef, cheddar and monterey jack, salsa, and greens ($5.95). For lunch, snag a Parson burrito stuffed with black beans, lettuce, cheeses, salsa, and sour cream ($6.75; $7.75 with soy beef or chicken) or a veggie burger salad ($6.95), which high fives stomachs with an amalgamation of greens, tomatoes, and parmesan cheese, all topped with freshly diced veggie-burger bits plucked straight from the bur-garden.
Jammin Juice & Grill wants its customers to step outside and taste something new?maybe a Hawaiian salmon burger or an apple pie smoothie. Chefs at this outdoor restaurant and juice bar make everything from scratch, with special attention paid to Jamaican favorites such as jerk chicken. Hip-hop nights, reggae nights, and other specialty events complement the food.
Frosty's manages to hit the sweet spot for both kids an adults with a wide variety of cool treats, from six-layer sundaes to specialty espresso drinks and frozen hot chocolate. On the enormous menu, visitors will find everything from Nutella milkshakes to belgian waffles laden with scoops of ice cream and swirls of fluffy whip cream. A long list of teas is also available on chillier nights, while more than 30 flavors of specialty sno-cones are the perfect way to honor a fallen snowman on the first day of spring.
Bagel Club's expansive menu ranges beyond its titular baked good, encompassing specialties such as pretzels and raisin-studded challah bread. Chefs also pile smoked fish—including sturgeon and lox—atop bagels, crack three eggs for each of their omelets, and fill sandwiches with deli meat or seafood salads. They can also add flavor to bagels or depleted scratch 'n' sniff stickers with more than a dozen specialty spreads, including chocolate-chip, spinach-and-garlic, and blueberry varieties of cream cheese.
Poets and philosophers have long questioned whether true beauty exists on the outside or inside. When it comes to the specialty wedding cupcakes at Cupcakes in Heels, both happen to be true. On the exterior, fondant forms the elegant shapes of roses and lilacs flowers. A bite into any of these flowers reveals a moist interior of red velvet and chocolate liquor. Several dozen varieties of designer cupcakes comprise the boutique shop’s menu, many of which are named for high-end fashion lines. Guests can lick the frosting off a Calvin Klein cupcake drizzled with grape-jelly syrup, a Prada s'more cupcake with toasted marshmallow meringue, or a Ralph Lauren cupcake filled with fresh blueberries and garnished with a polo stick. The bakery also offers cake pops and brownies, as well as French macaroons in passion fruit, lavender, and green tea flavors.
Each morning, the bakers at Gourmet Bake Shop fill pan after pan with large batches of dough, kicking off the process of baking fresh, piping-hot breads, pastries, and cakes. After cooling, cake rounds are stacked with layers of fruit fillings, topped with buttercream frosting, and sometimes carved into a custom shape such as a champagne bottle, heart, or Dora the Explorer. The shop also whips up Italian and French pastries and seven-layer cakes, which dazzle palates and geologists with a variety of cakes and fillings in each bite.