The unusual background story—Japanese baker marries chef from Los Angeles—and cheerful, airy design remain as fresh now as when this indie spot opened for breakfast and lunch two years ago.
Midtown’s neighborhood bakery offers breakfast pastries, sandwiches, a patisserie and dessert bar, and a slew of fresh-baked bread.
Jennifer Levison’s second venture forgoes her signature soup for create-your-own fruit salads and steel-cut oatmeal for breakfast, and quiches, frittatas, daily changing salads, and overstuffed sandwiches for lunch.
We’ll concede that the charm of this bistro, tucked into a historic mill village storefront, seasons the dining experience, but the cafe hasn’t earned locals’ loyalty on charisma alone.
Heirloom houses a takeaway market and does a brisk breakfast and lunch trade. Evenings and weekends the pace is slower, with a small but inventive dinner menu and standout brunch focused on local foods.
The ever-popular neighborhood cafe now has a third location in Buckhead, making it harder to resist breakfast and lunchtime favorites. The homemade cinnamon rolls, assorted muffins, and whimsical specialty cakes keep customers coming back.
The homemade cinnamon rolls, assorted muffins, and whimsical specialty cakes keep customers coming back. Sunday brunchers can’t seem to get enough of the sweet potato pancakes, shrimp and grits, and Crabcakes Benedict.
It’s hard to beat breakfast or lunch at this popular neighborhood cafe, converted from a historic redbrick bakeshop. The homemade cinnamon rolls, assorted muffins, and whimsical specialty cakes keep customers coming back.