ABC Bakery & Cafe

I’ve been getting up really early in the mornings and heading to the airport to take pictures of airplanes as they take off. I like the early morning take off pictures as they’re quite different. However, afterwards I’m starving… so instead of popping into a chain restaurant, I went back to an old favourite, ABC Bakery & Cafe. I must say, the last time I was there was probably 4 years ago… and before that, I was there weekly!! Usually for dinner though, I’d go straight there after work. I guess I’ve left a job that allows me to pass by for about 4 years now! :)

Anyway, we got to ABC for breakfast around 8AM and I was happy I wasn’t the only table trying to find breakfast! There were a lot of their regular customers there – which is great!! The nice thing about these cafes is of course their price! It’s so easy, cheap and convenient to pop in through the day and order food! But, breakfast is always the best. I miss places like this. Calgary just doesn’t have a lot of them, and it’s a bummer.

We sat down and ordered our breakfast specials, and so we ordered Crispy Bun with Condensed Milk with Hong Kong Style Milk Tea. I like to drink either milk tea, or lemon tea with honey, but I wanted milk tea this time! :) SOO GOOD! They always make it really good!! The crispy bun was toasted nicely, and the sesame seeds on the top of the bun add a really nice taste with the condensed milk. When I make it at home, I like to make a mess and put probably twice as much condensed milk in… it’s normally dripping! But, this was really good I didn’t make it or I’d get a sugar high at 8AM.

We also ordered the Pork Chop with 2 Eggs + Toast and with this breakfast, we also had the milk tea. It was pretty funny as the pork chop came out deep fried in dark oil. Clearly, they didn’t change the oil over night, but thats what Chinese places are all about! :) It tasted good – and that’s what is most important!

  • ABC Bakery
  • ABC Bakery - Hot Milk Tea
  • ABC Bakery - Butter Toast
  • ABC Bakery - Pork Chop with Two Eggs
  • ABC Bakery - Crispy Bun with Condensed Milk
  • ABC Bakery - Inside Crispy Bun with Condensed Milk

Updated November 13, 2012 – unfortunately, this place has changed and is now called ABC Restaurant.

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ABC Bakery & Cafe

112 3 Ave SE
Calgary, AB
(403) 266-2888

Posted: Friday, August 12th, 2011 @ 12:16 PM
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One Response to “ABC Bakery & Cafe”

  1. Peter, Sydney Group Dining Says:

    As always, awesome article! It’s really mouth watering. Keep ‘em coming.

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