Fresh Farms Cafe makes it easy to do something good for yourself and for the environment. All of the food served at its three locations is made fresh that day at that location, using ingredients sourced from local suppliers who follow practices that are in line with Fresh Farms Cafe's own commitment to sustainability and quality. In menu terms, that translates to more than 40 different types of sandwiches loaded with healthy ingredients?grilled paninis stuffed with chicken breast, baby spinach, and pesto, and whole wheat wraps bundled around scrambled egg whites, veggies, and feta are just two examples. Other hearty, homemade eats include soups made from scratch, burgers hand-formed from 100% Angus beef, and even flatbread pizzas topped with the kitchen's own homemade marinara sauce.
But the freshness of its food is only one part of Fresh Farms Cafe's commitment to the planet and its customers. Little touches such as using recyclable or compostable food containers, cleaning with non-toxic products, and utilizing low energy lights all add up to make a big impact on the environment. And, the company even goes so far as to recycle all of its cooking oils to ensure that nothing goes to waste.
Every cigar at Olde World Tobacco tells a story, and Olde World's tobacconists gladly educate visitors on the cylindrical pieces of handcrafted art that reside behind the glass walls of the shop's humidors. After guiding guests to cigars such as the Arturo Fuente Rosado Sungrown Magnum R, shopkeepers invite visitors to relax in the smoking lounge. Once there, guests soak up the atmosphere created by leather club chairs, a 50-inch high-definition television, and solid-diamond ashtrays—which earned the room distinction as a Diamond Crown Cigar Lounge. Beyond cigars, Olde World Tobacco offers gourmet coffee and espresso from their partner operation Joey's Java House, where coffee aficionados roast beans in-house three days a week.:
Every day since 2000, the tantalizing aromas of roasting coffee have flooded St. Thomas Roasters as staffers create a variety of bean blends using an onsite Diedrich roaster. Their creations include fair-trade organic coffee from Honduras, a special Linglestown blend, and flavored roasts including dark-chocolate dust and cinnamon sticky bun. Meanwhile, on the first floor of their shop, they transform the freshly roasted beans into piping-hot cups of coffee and espresso drinks, complementing sweet and savory food options such as apple croissants, breakfast pastries, and paninis.
The shop itself, housed in a residential building with a stone façade, offers the comforts of home as patrons cozy up inside or head to the porch to watch live music from a rotating lineup of artists. They can also bring home bags of beans to grind at home or use as props for a coffeehouse-themed sitcom.
While adults sip gourmet brews from Seattle’s Best and bolster blood cells with fuel from the colorful and healthy menu, children can chow down on grilled Cheesasaurus sandwiches or dash off to one of the three sunny adjoining playrooms. One space entertains kids ages 2–6, encouraging theatrical, creative play, while the s'mores-soft Tot Spot amuses kids under 2, and older kids improve hand-eye-coordination playing a variety of video games. Adults can choose to observe the anthropological doings within, or check kids in with a qualified playroom sitter and return to the calm land of rooibos, biscotti, and the art of adult conversation.
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Number of Tables: 1?5
Parking: Free street parking
Alcohol: Wine only
Delivery / Take-out Available: Yes
Outdoor Seating: Yes
At the Cinnamon Kiss Cafe, breakfast is an art form. Signature recipes get a dash of homegrown appeal thanks to fresh ingredients picked from the local market. These elements culminate in pancakes, french toast, egg dishes, and a breakfast special that combines all of the above. To complement these selections, the cafe offers up mimosas and the Cinnamon Kiss Tea, a house-special sweet tea with added flavors.
Specializing in locally-sourced, seasonal fare whenever possible, the folks behind Fox & Fern Cafe have made it their mission to craft a menu of casual cafe eats made with the freshest possible ingredients. Inside the colorful, well-lit storefront, customers step up to order from a long list of sandwiches lined with fresh quality ingredients, sourced from local and organic farms when possible. But sandwiches aren't all that's made fresh. Each day, bakers whip up their specialty sweets, which often include scones, cinnamon buns, cookies, cupcakes, and tarts, all served alongside fresh-brewed coffee and espresso drinks.