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The food options in New Orleans are endless. In every corner, you're bound to see amazing seafood, delicate pastries, and classic po' boy sandwiches, but one thing I always admired about the NOLA food culture is how businesses are finding innovative ways for customers to have unique eating experiences.
With Drip Affogato Bar being the newest, hip dessert bar in the city, there's no question to how much attention they got from the short amount of time they were in business. Presenting a dessert that all coffee + ice cream lovers will enjoy is a treat that any local or tourist will love.
I've always wanted to take a mini weekend road trip to Austin, and when I was planning out the itinerary, I knew I wanted to find a local bakery that fulfilled my sweet tooth cravings. Because of this, I did my usual method of finding out the best bakeries in Austin: Instagram. When my friend helped me stumble upon Bribery Bakery in Mueller, I knew I had to stop by this adorable, charming bakery bar! Bribery Bakery is a local eatery in Austin, TX where they offer great tasting coffee and sweet treats during the day, and great cocktails for a perfect girl's night out! What makes this cute bakery so popular in the city is the bright pink decor and their pride for creating sweets that are enjoyable to eat. Being a huge lover for pink and tasty treats, my visit to Bribery Bakery Mueller did not disappoint.
It's been a while since I posted about my foodie adventures, but with all the trips I am planning, I have honestly been saving my food budget money to cooking at home. However, this bakery has served a rightful place in my blog. French Riviera Bakery is a local bakery and cafe located in the Houston area, and it's a convenient 10-15 minute drive near the Houston Galleria Mall.
Aesthetically, the cafe has a sleek black sign with a building design that has red brick walls and white stone bricks. The building has a contemporary design to it, but it does captivate the essence of a Parisian bakery. Upon entrance, the building is painted with a beautiful warm shade of yellow, and the decor of the restaurant has delicate plates against the walls, fresh plants, and pretty draping from the curtains. I was surprised on the vast seating area!
Oh Tokyo, home of the most innovative fashion trends and tourist attractions...if I knew you would also welcome me with open arms to your delicious food, I would have traveled sooner! During lunch time, a friend of mine reserved a spot for us at the Kawaii Monster Cafe on a Monday afternoon, and although it was a work/school day for most people, I was surprised to see a long line of people waiting for a table outside. My friend mentioned that the restaurant recently opened at the beginning of the year, and it has been a growing hot spot for tourists around the world. Prior to visiting Tokyo, I already saw pictures of Kawaii Monster Cafe. From their gumball bathroom sinks to their carousel in the middle of the restaurant, I was looking forward to dining there. As my friend briefly spoke with the restaurant greeter at the front desk, we were able to quickly enter ahead of the people waiting. I didn't know what to expect entering inside, but I instantly felt like I was in a club/amusement park/high class restaurant. The music was blasting and poppin' with their Japanese techno-electric music, and when my friend and I were seated at our reserved table, our chairs resembled the spinning teacups you would see at Disney World. Because every corner of this cafe was filled with bright color, food decor, animal decor, and flashing lights, I could easily tell that Kawaii Monster Cafe would be great for tourists, families, and fans of Harajuku style.
Hi there! My name is Ressa and I am a Filipino-American travel and style blogger with a heart for music.
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