Belle Of The Town

Sung to the tune of the Beauty and the Beast song “Something There”

There’s something sweet. And read the sign –

There is coffee, beer and tea and even wine!

The menu dear, there’s so much more.

You’ll wonder why you didn’t see it there before.

Belmont has a new coffee shop (in the old La Taza spot) that serves breakfast and lunch everyday from 7a-3p and happy hour bites Thurs – Sat from 3a-8p. I met my friend Caroline for lunch last week and we had lunch on the patio. The food was great!!

We shared a sandwich and kale salad, and both exceeded expectations. Our club sandwich had real chopped chicken on homemade focaccia that was incredibly buttery (and I believe made in house). And the cheese – whatever it was it did not say – was anything but boring. I think it may have been a relative of brie.

Forever my salad literally on the side of my sandwich. It was filled with kale, creamy avocado, feta, sunflower seeds, radishes and everything spices. SO good!

My only comment was that the menu was a little short on additional green salady items, but the one salad was so good I would definitely get it again! Next time I need to get either coffee or wine 🙂

After lunch we took the boys for a walk. Don’t they sort of look like twins? Especially in their matching strollers. Birch is three weeks older!

Throw Some Shade

We’ve been spending so much time on the front porch. I think the fact that it’s covered from the sun makes is that much more livable than the back deck. We have seriously considered putting a roof on our back deck, especially since Thomas knows how to do complicated projects like that himself, but it would still be quite expensive and a big project and would we lose light or view!? So we probably won’t do it. But maybe. I miss my old covered back porch so much!

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The Beast

True that he’s no prince charming, but there’s something in him that I simply didn’t see. That love-able beast Gus. How handsome is he!?