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).
Step into 6 North Café and sample a variety of offerings from its plentiful menus. Whipping up palatable grub since 2005, this family-owned eatery percolates with a sizeable selection of coffee, breakfast items, and smoothies. Instead of chewing on an old-timey salted leather bootstrap, nosh on a turkey club sandwich with jalapeño cheese and avocado ($6.30), a honey chicken wrap ($6.50), grilled Reuben ($6.96), or a mixed fruit and walnut salad ($6.96). Although scampering atop busses at the crack of dawn in an adrenaline-pumping chase scene is one way to wake up, healthier alternatives include building a breakfast sandwich buttressed by a croissant, bagel, or toast while sipping on a variety of coffee bean brews and Italian sodas. Escape the doldrums of workaday coffee machines and partake in the café's WiFi hot spottery while munching on tasty grub with today’s Groupon.
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).
Blondies Salon's experienced cosmetologists revamp visages by mowing down rogue hairs with their waxing services. Guests can sit back and let professional hands shape and slim unsightly eyebrows (a $7 value) and evict wandering whiskers from the chin and lip (a $10 value). Patrons can also have a follicle artist lop off dead ends and uneven layers, styling locks to and around their hair-heart's content. Afterwards, mono-toned manes receive a splash of highlights that brighten up the hair like a prison searchlight locked on an escaping tin-man.