From Our Editors
On Germantown Avenue in Chestnut Hill, a royal-blue awning dotted with white stars heralds the Night Kitchen Bakery, a combination café and artisan bakery. Enjoy breakfast, lunch or brunch in an old-fashioned room decorated with white subway tile, pale furniture and light-blue patterned wallpaper. The soups, salads and quiches are freshly made on site, though lots of diners opt for the “Tea Time” selection of scones and breakfast cakes, served with your choice of lemon curd, Nutella or raspberry butter – and a cup of tea, of course. Pick up an individual-sized sweet like a brownie or cupcake, or grab dessert for the whole family in the form of luscious tarts, pies and cakes that are ready to go. Or just watch in awe as the delectables are prepared, thanks to the wide plate-glass window next to the takeout area that gives viewers a peek into the commercial kitchen.