Kayak’s Coffee & Provisions greets visitors with the rich aroma of freshly brewed coffee and a widespread menu of quick bites, hearty entrees, and sweet desserts. Quiet loud-mouthed stomachs with a Highlands sandwich––prosciutto, cheddar, and brown-ale mustard packed between grilled farmer’s bread ($5.95). Or teleport to Italy for breakfast without scrambling molecular structures with the Sicilian omelette sandwich, which meshes eggs with parmigiano reggiano, marinara sauce, and basil ($5.95). Caffeine cravers can fill up their cups of joe with Kaldi’s strong brews while snacking on a treat from the café’s rotating assortment of satisfying scones, muffins, chocolate-chip cookies, and other baked beauties. And in the winter, Kayak’s regulars enjoy roasting s’mores at their tables, as the shop provides the flames, skewers, and ingredients necessary to cook this campfire classic ($5.95 for two people).
Sunny Street Café's flavored-packed menu presents homey breakfast fare, sandwiches, and dinner entrees served by a welcoming staff. For a harmonious breakfast, the eggs Blackstone marries poached eggs with grilled tomato slices presided over, as in a traditional British wedding, by an english muffin topped with hollandaise and crumbled bacon ($7.29). At lunchtime, tuck into the Buffalo chicken salad ($7.99)—starring fried or grilled chicken strips slathered in hot sauce and supported by a cast of greens, veggies, and shredded cheese—or take on the half-pound Black Angus Western burger ($7.99), a bicep-testing meal loaded with bacon, barbecue sauce, jack cheese, and vidalia-onion rings that requires a spotter to safely lift. Hearty dinner fare, such as country-fried steak ($10.99) served over a bed of potatoes and blanketed with a cascade of homemade gravy, is available Tuesdays through Sundays from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. To conclude the sitting, a hot-fudge-sundae cheesecake treats fatigued taste buds to gooey fudge, pecans, and whipped cream ($3.49).
The day’s biggest sports games unfold on the two 100-inch big-screen HDTVs and several more HDTVS at Redbirds Sports Cafe. Clients play their own games in the bar, sinking pool balls into the pockets of four pool tables, hitting bull’s-eyes on three dartboards, and scoring goals in air hockey. To complement the sporty atmosphere, cooks specialize in hearty game day favorites such as chicken wings served in 1.25-pound batches and party platters full of appetizers like cheddar poppers and mini burritos. An arcade harboring a Nintendo Wii and PS3 amuses guests while a jukebox projects various rock and dances jams throughout the festive game space.
At Adam's Caf??, the aromas and flavors of the Mediterranean caf??mingle with those of the?American?diner. At lunch, classic burgers and chicken or beef philly cheese steaks are served alongside plates of steaming chicken shawarma and beef kabab. In addition to savory meat-based lunch dishes, Adam's Caf? also serves up a variety of vegetarian dishes. During breakfast, the kitchen turns out hearty egg-and-cheese sandwiches on texas toast, croissants, pita bread, or bagels. They also dish up omelets stuffed with gyro meat and saut?ed vegetables. Throughout the day, hot coffee and sweet treats such as housemade cake donuts and baklava keep the spice levels under control.
Outside of swimming laps in chocolate syrup, smoothies at Smoothie King are the tastiest way to improve your health. Smoothie King smoothies combine real fruit, natural juices, and special nutritional enhancers into more than 90 flavors (you can customize, add, and subtract the extras), all of which focus on achieving one of seven nutritional goals. Try an antioxidant-rich Pomegranate Punch with pomegranate, bananas, blueberries, apple juice, soy protein, and turbinado sugar to stay healthy. Weight-conscious en-smuthiasts can trim down and float away with the Celestial Cherry High, packed with bananas, black cherry, papaya, turbinado, and honey, and unpacked with fat. You can also customize any smoothie by adding enhancers or “make it skinny” by cutting out the turbinado.