A perfect weekend for me is sometimes just having a slow morning, with coffee and a baked good. I’ve been seeking this out a lot lately and just to work on this blog actually! I found this great place on the Beltline called Sucre Patisserie & Cafe and there’s street parking which is great as we got pretty close.
I ordered a Vanilla Latte as it’s my fancier drink and a tad sweeter. It’s exactly what I wanted and the neat thing about this is you can see they use actual vanilla beans! It was lovely!
This was an interesting day as it was amid day thing to do and we were going to friends house for dinner. This became a snack/late lunch kind of deal but we also spent 2 hours here. I got the Chocolate Hazelnut Croissant and the pastry is amazing! Light and fluffy, with good substance to it. It’s one of my favourites in the city right now!
My hubby ordered some sort of Mocha. He can’t remember and it was only last week! I’m not that far behind on this post! Regardless, he loved whatever he ordered. Funny thing is, I don’t remember trying it either! I’m terrible for taking peoples food and drinks and just trying it so it must have been something I just had no interest in as my stuff was amazing!
His little snack was a Banana Chocolate Croissant and it was sticky and ridiculously good! (See, I had some of this, even though I didn’t touch it! I got it fed to me! hahaha) It was a nice croissant cut open with slices of bananas in it and then topped with chocolate drizzle.
Overall, I would absolutely come here again and set up my laptop for a good afternoon quiet and slow day! I got to window watch people passing by when I wanted a little break, and the staff was extremely helpful and friendly. I kept an eye on how busy it got as I like to give up my table when it gets too busy. They had a good thing going on here and I didn’t feel rushed. Everything was really good here.
Sucre Patisserie and Cafe
1007 – 8 Street SW,
I love going to Jasper. I love going there unprepared… I seem to always do that. I’d be the idiot walking around in a dress and sandals while it’s snowing. It hasn’t failed me and I guess I just won’t learn that lesson. Now with that said, I was freezing and wanted to warm up in a cafe, and we stumbled into The Other Paw Bakery and Cafe where the lineup was massive, but they move the line fast! It helped as no one was in line for ice cream!
I ordered their Latte and enjoyed it thoroughly. We sat at a table near the back where it wasn’t as busy and enjoyed our breakfast/lunch/snack there! The latte was spectacular, and the coffee flavour was really amazing!
I love pineapple and and anything Hawaiian or tropical, so I had to get their Aloha Muffin. I’m not even too sure what’s in it, and I didn’t really care. I know this muffin was super moist and soft, fresh and delicious! It was still warm! I was in love with this muffin!
What my hubby had was a Chai Tea Latte, he’s more the type that likes to change it more than I do!! Weirdly, I introduced him to Chai.. The chai here was tasty and spicy, creamy and hot! Just the way I liked it. But, I can’t have my latte and his chai. I’d be asking to stop at the side of the road every hour if so!
He decided he would eat Jalapeno Pizza Pretzel, which wasn’t surprising to me. It totally sounded like what he would order! They heated it up for him and he really enjoyed his quiet time with his order. It wasn’t over spicy or anything, this place knows how to make amazing food and drinks!
Overall, this place is amazing. I even recommended it to friends when I hear people are going to Jasper. I love this place and it’s good for any time of day. We even bought a loaf of bread on the way home and it made excellent sandwiches for lunch!
The Other Paw Bakery
610 Connaught Dr,
I was looking for a non-chain cafe just to sit down at and enjoy some me time and ended up at the London Fog Cafe and it’s totally not what I was expecting. To be brutally honest, I was going to turn around and walk away as it wasn’t what I wanted at the time. It looked like it was a family ran place and I don’t know what I was expecting that day either. But, I stuck to my original plan as I didn’t really want to get into the car and start driving around again.
I ordered a Latte which I didn’t have too much expectations for, but it was pretty decent. To my delight and surprise, they attempted latte art!! The latte was nice and hot, with the right amount of everything! It kind of made my afternoon!
I knew I needed to eat, and if you know me personally, you’d know sometimes I would need to eat or I’d pass out. It’s one of those days! I got myself a Carrot Cake Loaf and it was definitely homemade! Just a side note, because I thought it was interesting, I did end up passing out after this anyway. I went to the European market in the same plaza and then passed out in London Drugs. People thought I was pregnant and had complications… how embarrassing, but this is how I deal with embarrassing situations – I share it! But, the carrot cake loaf wasn’t bad at all! It was very moist, a bit more dense than a muffin, and lots of carrot cake taste without the cream cheese icing. I think that’s what I really wanted too, the icing!
Overall, not a bad place to visit. With parking and lots to do in the same parking lot – it was easy to spend an afternoon here!! Passing out has absolutely nothing to do with this cafe, in fact it probably prolonged it for me! The service here was amazing, the ladies were super nice and asked if everything was alright. I was really pleased with my choice to come here and I’m sure I will return!
London Fog Cafe
8330 MacLeod Trl SE,