2) An expectedly chilly morning calls for a Matcha Latte.
Having only ever tried the chain's savoury crepes and marshmallow pizza, dipped ice cream cones were a new discovery for me. The lady behind the cashier was blunt - and outright rude, might I say - though the man executing the dipping procedure was exceptionally friendly.
5) Complimentary chocolate chip cookies were greatly appreciated.
6) The journey to health continues.
I am a creature that thrives under the influence of caffeine, and that should come as no surprise. One dollar McD's Iced Coffee is great and all, but Platform, as noted a couple times on this space, is my go-to spot in Markham for a quality cup of joe.
As with their prior selections, the espresso proved too acidic for my preferences, but, given a prior evening of restlessness, its stimulation was deemed crucial for functionality. The Drip Coffee was a solid selection for slow sipping while engaged in work, while the Cortado contained an adequate amount of milk to neutralize the beans' naturally existing acidic properties.
- Platform Freight (Medium Roast)
- Hanami Cold Brew
- Torched Salmon Herbed Waffle Sandwich
- Apple of My Eye w/ Thai Tea Ice Cream >
Plucked from the Early Bird Menu, the Omelette included a side salad and choice of tea or Americano ("Long Black"). Both of us had nothing but good words for the extreme cheesiness of the specimen and its extravagant inclusion of ham. It was the hangover breakfast I never knew I needed.