I was there for the French toast: voluminous, coquettish, accompanied by a twirl of soft-serve ice cream and a drizzle of maple syrup.
On the subject of sausage, another German friend recommended Chozumeya Kamakura, a takeaway counter that does a brisk trade in hot-off-the-grill handmade sausages.
The cafe is designed to let in as much light as possible, hence the name Greenhouse. The best seats are by the windows, which stretch up to the vaulted ceiling and offer expansive views of a modern Japanese garden with a fabricated waterfall.
The pancakes at the Tokyo outpost of Oahu's popular Cafe Kaila are indeed very good. They are light and fluffy but not at all vapid; they're incredibly filling and include a surprisingly generous amount of fruit.
On Wednesdays, the cafe closes to devote the whole day to baking and, if you order in advance, you can pick up large quantities of cinnamon rolls to go.
Cafe Poro also serves pyttipannu, a sausage and potato scramble topped with a sunny-side-up egg that is Finland's favorite late-night takeaway.
For Japanese, [it's] is a place where you can drink lattes with giant stuffed Moomins; for Finns it is a place to get ruislimppu (rye bread) and hapanlimppu (sour rye bread).
Cafe Papins has four new flavors that can only be enjoyed in these cold winter months, such as shaved ice drizzled with hot kabocha squash sauce, adzuki beans and caramel -- all homemade -- with a scoop of vanilla Haagen-Dazs on the side.
In addition to its usual kakigori, it offers a special winter menu from November to April that includes cream stew that is simmered on the stove for at least two hours, gratin that will be served in the store from January and French toast ...
Every two months, the menu changes to focus on the cuisine -- specifically the breakfast -- of a single country.
There is little to see except green hills dropping into the sea and the ocean stretching out in front of you across to the Izu Peninsula, and little to do except tune in to the sound of the waves or the variety of musicians ...
A healthy beer garden is a contradiction in terms, of course. But with its pastel-white surroundings and whole-food menu, the brand-new Yaffa Organic Cafe comes perilously close to achieving it.
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