Devoid of desire, dereft of drive, and dearth of delight - the mere contemplation renders shudders down my spine.
The pastry selection is quite vast, spanning from macarons to complex dome desserts. A similar approach was adopted for the beverage menu, though it sufficed to say that there was but a single row that succeeded in instigating appeal.
Stomachs filled but contentment levels unquenched, an alternative named Third Wave Coffee was sought out.
Truthfully speaking, the term holds greater significance than many establishments are able to deliver. Despite transforming into a work-from-home-r as of late, it remains undeniable that the scene is ever-changing, ever-evolving in response to the fluctuating supply and demand of the city and its residents.
New to the ̶ ̶s̶w̶e̶l̶t̶e̶r̶ ̶w̶e̶a̶t̶h̶e̶r̶ summer menu were Espresso Lemonade, Nitro Cold Brew, and Blue Matcha Lemonade. The former two were secured without hesitation, along with two counts of their fantastic Financier and a Nutella Cruffin, presumably a croissant-muffin hybrid.
Of nearly identical caliber is the Nutella Cruffin, whose ungodly portion of Nutella and iressistibly flaky exterior substantiated its status even after hours of being encased within a paper bag without the assistance of a toaster oven.
This shall be denoted as Mall Run #1.
1) Beet Lattes (and its respective whipping cream-deploying reincarnations)
4) Lazy Homemade Pizza, which was quite possibly better than any other combination of red bell pepper pasta sauce, chopped champignons, and Vienna sausage - oh, and mozzarella, heaps of mozzarella - from a can the entire party had collectively ever tasted. SKU ensured that crisp, delicious pizza could enjoyed regardless of whether you had six hours on hand, or twelve (or twenty-four).
Though sporting the appearance of soggy carrot slaw, the texture and brown sugar-soy seasoning is anything but. A combination of black and white sesame seeds were incorporated for added nuttiness.