Chez Temporal, Quebec City

The perfect little cafe, just farther down a side street than you would likely travel aimlessly. Steamed windows, one cook in an open kitchen and a waitress who reminds you of someone you know. A crusty piece of bread brushed with white wine and garlic, topped with Swiss and fat rounds of tomato, sprinkled with herbs and then slow toasted. A mustardy-mayo side schmear. A … Continue reading Chez Temporal, Quebec City

Egg Cup at Gold Standard Cafe

There’s been a lot of speculation in West Philly about the Gold Standard Cafe, run by the folks who brought us the notoriously mediocre Abbraccio. But another brunch spot is sorely needed in the neighborhood, and a cafe serving La Colombe right off the trolley stop sounds pretty tempting, too. The cafe itself is nicely appointed, even cute, with bar stool seat that look out … Continue reading Egg Cup at Gold Standard Cafe