Happy Surrogate Valentine’s Day

Abe had to go back to work, so I spent the morning with my Surrogate Valentine!

IMG_9259

Met Goh at Balconi Coffee Company, which is in a small shopping center on Olympic and Sawtelle

IMG_9274

IMG_9253

They make their coffee in a siphon (just like “Breaking Bad!”)

IMG_9241

IMG_9244

There’s no WiFi at this cozy cafe…

IMG_9246

…an intentional choice – so you can focus on the java

IMG_9248

IMG_9247

I ordered a decaf latte…

IMG_9252

…non-dairy designs don’t turn out as pretty:

IMG_9256

I rarely drink coffee, but when I do, I prefer it with warm soy. It’s slightly sweet, and creamier than nonfat (regular milk/cream is a bit too rich for me).

IMG_9266

DELICIOUS. Also yummy – their Blueberry Coffee Cake:

IMG_9263

(They offer other baked goods too)

IMG_9242.JPG

Goh had a few bites, but I devoured the bulk of this flour baby…

IMG_9270

…an inside joke, for those of you who have seen our film. We start promoting the sequel very soon!

Share:

11 thoughts on “Happy Surrogate Valentine’s Day

  1. pure2rawtwins

    still want to see this movie 😉 netflix has it right? I remember you mentioning that
    and looked like a great way to spend Valentines!
    xoxo

  2. Meg @ Spandex in the City

    That blueberry coffee cake looks DELISH !
    and I’m with ya on the whole soy thing, I like just skim milk in my brewed coffee…but with lattes I always go soy, a much nuttier taste.

  3. Lindsay

    Every time I make it back to your blog, it inspires, refreshes, and makes me SMILE! Thanks!! And I LOVE the no wi-fi deal. Earlier this week I found myself so buried in my phone I almost missed seeing a random Korean guy bust a move on my ride home from work on the train in Seoul. It is really nice to disconnect sometimes!

Comments are closed.