Floriole Cafe and Bakery

Floriole Sign

Scorching hot Saturdays and Sheffield Garden Walk crowdification aside, I loved my quick lunch visit to Floriole last weekend. Even with a somewhat limited savory menu (a few sandwiches, a quiche, a salad or two), we probably spent a good 10 minutes drooling over the sweet-filled bakery case before ordering. I don’t love the idea of pre-made sandwiches sittin’ around, but the bacon, goat cheese, arugula and fig looked the freshest and most enticing. I wished the bread was a little less chewy and freshly toasted, but the date-cheese-bacon combo was the perfect array of salty, sweet and crispy.

Bacon, date, argula and goat cheese sandwich with carrot, ginger and pepitas salad

With mass dinner plans that night, we held back on the more serious desserts (fresh fruit tarts, chocolate croissants, milk chocolate caramel hazelnut tarts, pot au creme), and walked out with lemon-lavender macaroons that melted perfectly in our mouths. But a few photos of the rest…

Passion fruit and brûléed tarts

These almost looked too perfect to eat…

Chocolate and caramel pot de crème

Floriole Cafe and Bakery, 1220 W. Webster



Filed under cheap, tasty brunch, new restaurants

2 responses to “Floriole Cafe and Bakery

  1. Oh those pot de cremes are perfect, but trust me, you want to eat them! I did. I also recently discovered a chocolate hazelnut tart that was hiding buttery caramel inside. Heaven.

  2. Pingback: Floriole tartines… | ELIZABITES

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