Through its sophisticated, jet-setting menu, ate.cafe aims to capture the feel of intimate old-world eateries complete with dapper gentlemen tossing bocce balls of gruyere and children sparring with baguettes. Let your chariot-racing taste buds out of the lunch gates in pursuit of the AAA Sandwich with guacamole, cucumber, tomato, and balsamic vinaigrette ($6.50), or a chopped salad with salami, provolone, chickpeas and cherry tomatoes ($7.75). The café's Southern European flare becomes more pronounced during dinner, when tapas such as shrimp in garlic sauce (gambas al ajillo) ($12) and bacon-wrapped dates stuffed with parmigiano reggiano ($7) appear on plates after patrons say their names three times. A small selection of desserts such as pecan tart, fruit crisp, and Italian chocolate-almond torte ($7 each, $9 with ice cream) satisfy forsaken corners of the palate.
Java Dive is a caffeination station committed to creating imaginative coffee drinks, cooking wholesome whole foods, and providing options for the gluten-intolerant (all menu items can be made gluten-free). Check email with Java Dive's free WiFi while savoring a sweet treat battered and baked by a Le Cordon Bleu–trained chef, or try a selection from the lunch menu, such as a grass-fed-organic-beef all-American burger on your choice of an equally organic bun ($8.25). Vegans and grazing herbivores can savor the hummus wrap, a verdant collection of organic hummus, artichoke hearts, sun-dried tomatoes, spinach, tomatoes, and cucumbers ($5.50). For Sunday brunch, a three-egg mushroom omelette, whipped together with cheese, homemade pesto, and Vital Farms' USDA-certified organic eggs, is sure to satiate fast-breaking fiends and shatter the yolk of commercial-egg bondage ($9.25).
Crafted from health-conscious ingredients and prepared with fresh toppings, Orange Leaf's low-calorie frozen yogurt satisfies sweet teeth while providing bodies with calcium and protein. Aspiring after-dinner architects can construct sweet creations, choosing from up to 30 flavors of yogurts and up to 35 types of self-serve toppings, such as Oreos, honey, fresh fruits, atmosphere-flavored oxygen, and more. Upon completing a tasty tour de force, customers submit flavorful mouth art to be weighed, paying 46 cents per delicious ounce.
Serving up piping-hot and piping-cold sandwiches alongside soups, salads, and froyo-based fare, Counter Culture sates unruly appetites with an extensive menu of treats. The yogurt utopia offers a rotating-cast of frozen yogurt flavors, available in five sizes ($2.29–$7.99), and ready for ornamentation with a variety of fruit, nut, and sweet toppings. Scale the creamy swirls and icy peaks of the house specialty Humphrey Yogart, a tangy amalgamation of fresh fruit, granola, and honey ($5.49–$6.39), or sample the eatery's line of flavors that contain only 8 calories per ounce, a healthier alternative to Cheetos-flavored ice cream and frozen sticks of butter. Keep your body's dessert content in check by introducing some sandwich sustenance, such as a toasty steak and cheese ($5.39) or a cool avocado delight ($5.29), packed with lightly seasoned avocado dressed in mayonnaise, sprouts, tomato, and lettuce and swathed in a jacket of wheat bread. Give hardworking kids a break from their after-school jobs doing your taxes with a peanut-butter-and-jelly ($2.85) or grilled-cheese sandwich ($2.85).
The NibNobs Sweet Co. specializes in tantalizing treats that make even the most stubborn individuals sweet. Our moist cake and creamy frosting come together in a way that creates that often needed "o" moment. Nestled under a chocolate shell, these cool confectioneries will have you wanting more...so just indulge!