Bon Vivant Market and Cafe

March 9, 2013

in bakeries/cafes/dessert places, dessert

Ah…the good life.

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Jenn and I went to Bon Vivant yesterday afternoon in Atwater Village.

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Part gourmet market…

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…bar…

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…restaurant…

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…and bakery!

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Finally got to meet the talented Kirby from Friandise Pastries, whose delicious sweets I’ve blogged about before.

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Ordered a ginormous slice of her famous Toasted Marshmallow…

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…layers of dark chocolate in between.

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Huge cup of chamomile, which the very sweet Gina refilled.

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The service couldn’t have been more friendly and warm!

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They also have an extensive savory menu – here’s Jenn’s sandwich.

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Melon + a movie back at theme – perfect end to the week. Really happy to report I haven’t had the blues again for a little while now.

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{ 9 comments }

1 purelytwins March 9, 2013 at 9:24 am

love that stone fireplace!!
and oh wow that cake sounds to die for!!! YUM

2 Lez March 9, 2013 at 1:06 pm

Toasted Marshmallow?! Ugh, I love it!

3 Cindy March 9, 2013 at 2:11 pm

Gotta go change my shirt. I drooled all over it staring at that cake. Oh my!

Yay for blue-less days. Doing my own little happy dance to celebrate with you.

I try to relish the good times when they visit. Not because I’ve seen the worst of things and now I have such a positive outlook, but because I know the shit can blindside you at any moment. Good days are great…like eating a delicious chocolate cake. Every bite is to be savored. Glad you are having good days.

4 Lynn @ The Actor's Diet March 9, 2013 at 11:35 pm

Thank you Cindy!

5 Emily March 9, 2013 at 9:09 pm

Ah! I was dying when I saw the picture of that cake on your instagram yesterday- now I know what it is and where to get it. Dangerous! It looks like you ladies had a lovely day together. I’m glad you’re feeling better this week. <3

6 Lynn @ The Actor's Diet March 9, 2013 at 11:36 pm

We must go sometime next month when I’m back from traveling! I hope you’re doing okay too dear.

7 Serena March 9, 2013 at 11:59 pm

That place looks like so much fun to eat at.
And Toasted Marshmallow cake? I’m not into sweets, but that even made me want a slice!

8 Lynn @ The Actor's Diet March 10, 2013 at 9:10 am

Jenn’s not a sweets person either but she had some too!

9 kunj March 13, 2013 at 5:58 am

oh my !!! that pastry looks just so delicious… yummmm
cheers!
kunj
kohllined.blogspot.com

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