This rather inventive French crêperie is run by an eclectic, French-styled, Madagascar-born owner and her artsy staff. They offer a wide array of unusual crêpes, pastries, and chocolate confections. It’s located in tight quarters with a few indoor tables and the kind of modern Euro club music you’d expect from a French-styled, Madagascar-born owner. In front there are also a couple of metal sidewalk tables for dining and downtown people watching.
They serve espresso from the stereotypical two-group La Spaziale. It comes with a woody aroma and a medium brown, sometimes dark brown crema of modest thickness (this depends on the barista: one takes her sweet time pulling shots, so they come out a little richer). The resulting cup has a strong herbal flavor (along the lines of a thyme/clove combination) with some sweet and some tobacco notes.
While I’m annoyed by their paper-cup-only offering, it is a decent espresso.
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