A perfect evening in Philly: crab profiteroles at Sofitel Lounge and cake pops at Shakespeare theater

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The food and service at Sofitel’s Liberty Lounge was incredible! Actually, the kale chips were a bit of a miss but otherwise, it was all lovely. They messed up the check initially but apologized and made amends immediately.

Next we went to Crumb’s. They have generic cupcakes with sickening frosting, but we picked up a couple of cake pops and went down the street to Philadelphia Shakespeare Theater where we caught Othello. The performance was excellent as always!

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San Antonio Outings: The Friendly Spot

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First and foremost, this place is a bar/ ice house at night and it open till about midnight or 1- I forget 😛

Anyways, I didn’t go there to drink (Although if you plan on doing so, please note that their selection is vast). Actually, I went there to have lunch and it was incredible. It was a perfect lunch. Perhaps it was because I came from Philadelphia to San Antonio in the middle of winter and ended up basking in the sun eating a plate of nachos and sipping on an iced tea. The simplicity of my situation it is what made it delicious.

My one complaint is that on its own property, the Friendly Spot has set up a popular little playground for children, where people drop off their young’uns and sit in the Friendly Spot yard chairs and drink away the afternoon. I sort of disapprove :/

Now I will get off my high horse and tell you that they have a very short menu, but everything we tried was delicious. The outdoor seating is charming. The lemonade and iced tea are made fresh. You are not going to regret sitting serenely at The Friendly Spot, enjoying a nice conversation with your friends!

Blueberry Banana-walnut Bread with blueberry purée glaze

This is a great breakfast. We’re not huge fans of blueberries but if you pop’em in a bread like this, it ain’t too bad 🙂

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You will need: bananas, almond meal, flour, sugar, eggs, baking powder, salt, apple sauce, coconut oil (two tablespoons only) and frozen blueberries. You make a batter out of that (you know the basic drill so make it how you like it! Some like it fluffy, some like it dense). The glaze is made out of frozen blueberries blended with powdered sugar and a tablespoon of honey.

The Pinterest Round-up!

Here are a few cool things:

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The moon melon looks pretty cool. At first I thought it was just a dyed watermelon or maybe a photoshopped watermelon picture. Apparently the moon melon is from Japan and it can completely alter your palette and change the taste of whatever you eat directly afterwards.
http://www.museumofhoaxes.com/hoax/weblog/comments/moon_melon

Just kidding! It is fake 🙂

Teddy bear toast is a great idea. It’s perfect for kids!
http://wintermonroe.wordpress.com/2012/04/17/strawberry-tiramisu-pancakes/

Strawberry. Tiramisu. Pancakes. = The. Perfect. Breakfast.
http://wintermonroe.wordpress.com/2012/04/17/strawberry-tiramisu-pancakes/

In a perfect world, we would have sugar doilies for all our little tea parties. These are from etsy and they are super cute :)http://www.etsy.com/listing/73349918/24-edible-white-lace-rosettes-doilies-3