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Sqirl

bakeries/cafes/dessert places - lunch - vegetarian

This isn’t the first time I’ve blogged about Sqirl. I’ve eaten their famous jams at home; even tried their baked goods and savory stuff at events. I’ve heard the hype and have been wanting to visit since they opened in 2012. But I admit, I was scared. I’d heard the space = tiny, the lines = long, the service = slow, the parking = a pain, the seating = limited, and the hipsters = intimidating.

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Diana psyched me up to go on a weekday for lunch, when everything was much more manageable.

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Since it was my first time, I stuck to the classics.

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Well, not the coffee part – but definitely the toast.

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This kinda put the one on Larchmont to shame.

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Brioche – delicate, flaky and slightly charred/burnt on the edges, slathered in house-made ricotta and Wild Blueberry Tarragon Preserves.

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I obviously got a little snap happy. It’s all over my social media feeds, and has even taken over my Facebook Page!

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Gloriously delicious, as was Diana’s dish – the Brown Rice Sorrel Pesto Bowl with Feta, Greens, Radish, and Bacon.

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This food is worth facing your fears for.

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  • http://www.anutritionisteats.com emily (a nutritionist eats)

    That brown rice bowl is SOOOO good, but the toast looks tempting too!

  • http://www.buildyourbliss.wordpress.com Emily

    That toast…
    I’m drooling over here!

  • http://releasedaffliction.wordpress.com Kendall

    Ah, that toast looks amazing! I wish there was a big toast trend here in WA (maybe there is and I haven’t heard about it)

  • http://dianatakesabite.blogspot.com Diana

    So much fun meeting up! Glad you faced your fears to have lunch with me! :)

  • http://designingthenest.blogspot.com Emily

    omg. i want to go to there.

    • http://www.theactorsdiet.com Lynn @ The Actor’s Diet

      You’ve never been? I’ll go with you some week day!

  • Floey

    Do you like BrickToast as well?