Thump Coffee All the Way from Bend, OR

This coffee shop is one of my top 3 favorites in Denver!  I dropped my friend off at the airport at 6:00am and headed off to try a new coffee shop to work from for the morning.  The service was great from the moment I walked in the door.  After ordering a regular cuppa joe,…

Breakfast in Carmel by-the-Sea

I woke up at the crack of dawn to get my first view of Carmel in the daytime and what a sight it was.  My balcony had a magically delightful ocean view!  I brought my book out (which I never opened) and a cup of coffee to accompany me, but I just couldn’t take my eyes…

Out and about in Denver

We were headed to Sassafras (located just near Mile High Stadium) but realized it was Broncos game day so rerouted to Jezebel’s Southern Bistro and Bar to experience this delightful surprise.  I have to say this is my first time to be served in a personal sized cast iron skillet and it was wonderful.  This…

Boulder and Brews

After our hike up in Nederland, we picked up Frank in Boulder and check out the new Avery Brewing Company.  I love Frank’s house, especially his heated pool and his dog Hazel (she appreciates the pool as well).  He offered to share his local beer collection too!  After one post hike beer and collecting all…

Glaze of Denver: “Happiness is a Piece of Cake” indeed!

Here is the amazing cake baking oven that rolls and bakes the cake in layers on a spinning wheel sort of mechanism.  A rack of cake rods (or wheels) The glass cake baking room for rubbernecking   The cake bar The options for the amazing final baked creations to try   I prefer Matcha   …

Nothing Bundt Cakes

I ran across this bakery in the Dallas area and stopped in to try these delicious treats.    On the way over to my friends to stay as a house-guest for the weekend, I decided the Pecan Praline and Chocolate Chocolate Chip mini bundts would be perfect desserts to present my wonderful hosts for all…

Sucré

I have compiled three visits from both boutique cafes to show you how amazing this bakery is.  Enjoy salivating over these decadent desserts! They make a mean Flat White!