Naturally loved every bite of this meal. If you’re new to Omaha or are visiting for the weekend check this cutesy place out!
Le Peep just opened up in Greenville, SC. This is great because Greenville doesn’t have too many great brunch spots. The items on the menu are great, but unfortunately the service staff is horrible. I had read Yelp reviews on it, and they all echoed the theme: bad service. True to form, the service was bad for me and my friends as well.
I was lucky, my food was neither cold or under seasoned, I enjoyed my meal (sweet crepe and the salmon benedict), but my friends had horrible experiences, their dishes came out cold, or certain components of their orders were left out (like skim milk for tea). All of us did not receive refills unprompted –which i hate! I mean hello, all you need to do is drop off a water jug at our table!
Here are some specific issues I had:
*when I asked her what the red sauce side was, she proclaimed it was hollandaise sauce — I quickly responded by pointing to the hollandaise sauce and claimed that “this yellow sauce” was hollandaise sauce.
*She did not come back to fill water back up in our jug: we had to flag her down in order to get water refills.
*She just DID NOT know the menu.
*She messed up the checks and put other people items on other peoples checks.
Now critiquing the cooks:
*I really enjoyed the sweet crepe (hence the two stars) —they claimed they were going to give me fresh fruit assortment which consisted of JUST strawberries.
* Dark roast coffee was awesome
*UNFORTUNATELY, two of the south of boarder items came out cold– so we had to send them back.
*the south of the border options were also not made correctly — I am sure they left out the taco seasoning that was suppose to be added to the beans, since the dish tasted bland.
This place looks so promising, unfortunately it failed to deliver. I think the venue should dismiss the waitresses, and rehire the ones that prove they know the menu, specific items on the menu, are not socially awkward & attentive.
Tell me what you think!
Check out this menu: http://lepetitmarche.net/le-petit-marche-menu.pdf
OMG. How yummy is that menu? Also, high five on it being incredibly affordable as well. I went there with a friend this Sunday, and one of my first thoughts as I was searching for street parking was “Wow, Kirkwood is such a cute neighborhood.”
After entering the Le Petit Marche, my next thought was — will they seat me? and the answer is “it depends” (lol – what a law school answer). It depends because if you see an open table it’s your job to grab it, but if you look confused they’ll help you out and tell you where to sit. My friend and I were seated at a square table for four, which meant that 2 random people would soon be joining us — and yup, that is exactly what happened. I wasn’t a fan of sitting with randoms, but, luckily, I was with good company, so I barely noticed them!
There were plenty of people eating alone (so don’t feel weird about coming here alone — they even have a desk set up for someone who wants to eat alone, look outside and eat a scrumptious brunch).
My friend enjoyed the Kirkwood. He throughly enjoyed his meal, but I feel like he wanted something more intricate, since his own, homemade, breakfasts often resemble the above!
I got the French Toast sandwich! I LOVED IT, and seriously ate every last millimeter of it! It was AWESOME. Being Muslim, I really loved the fact that they had chicken sausage, and will sub out any bacon for chicken sausage!
What to wear: I went on Sunday, so I saw people dressed in their Sunday Best (post church crowd), I saw people in athletic gear, and jeans and t-shirts. Wear whatever you want, but please, leave your pj’s at home.
Have you been to Le Petit Marche? If so, what did you think?
Wow, this is my 2nd post where I say i thought the food was okay. I went for a birthday party a while back — the place was okay. I was happy to be celebrating my friends birthday, enjoying the weather & sitting outside. I did NOT enjoy the people buying and selling drugs across the street. I did enjoy the kindness of the staff and that they brought out plates for us to cut a store bought cookie cake that I brought to the venue! Have you been to Holy Taco? I honestly cannot remember what I ordered, but the birthday boy, LOVES this place, along with my foodie boss from over the summer — I’m apparently the only one that thought it was okay….
Have you been to Cafe Alsace? I recently went there and I ordered the lunch special, which was a crepe filled with lamb, feta and grains(?) with a side of a mushroom (cream based) soup. Yum.
I enjoyed my meal (not the best meal — but still yummy) and I loved the soup (I’m a sucker for soups).
- hole in the wall joint
- perfect for lunch
- owner had pretty blue eyes, was polite and nice (also has an accent- LOVE)
- one person working the room.
- had to wait a considerable amount of time until my glass was refilled w/water
- did not inquire about what I wanted to drink
What should you wear when dining for lunch:
- don’t wear your gym clothes
- don’t need to dress up
- don’t wear stilettos
- midtown attire would look odd here!
- sun dress, business casual, or school clothes
Venue great for:
- first casual date
- cheese platter with girlfriends
- latte’s with mom or dad
Shout out to Fox Bros BBQ located at 1238 DeKalb Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307.
My favorite ATL BBQ spot — great BBQ and great service!
What to wear: Whatever you want. Don’t dress up too much — you might feel a tad out of place! Extremely casual.
Loved my experience at Rosebud. The waitress was incredibly kind, along with the supporting staff. I ordered the crab cake benedict soft poached eggs, remoulade & hollandaise and my friend ordered fried oysters & grits (w/o bacon & extra oysters for my Kosher/Halal friends), benne seed chicken gravy & poached egg.
Both items were good. Not giving this place 5 stars, since I thought the potatoes were TOO salty (over seasoned) and the benne seed chicken gravy was a tad to tart and sweet. I’d give it 4.5 stars. I’m definitely going back — also definitely ordering a side of grits, since they were perfect!
This place is trendy so dress up. Ladies feel free to wear a maxi when the weather is hot. Fellas please no graphic tees, or punk-ish street wear — I would stick to khakis and a polo or jeans and a plain v-neck — feel free to dress business casual!
This Sunday I went to Poor Calvin’s located at 510 Piedmont Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30308.
Poor Calvin’s is an American-Thai Fusion restaurant and on Saturday and Sunday they do a fusion brunch as well. Unfortunately, Poor Calvin’s website expired, so I can’t post a link to their website: but I can post some pictures of what what I ordered/devoured! I was lucky enough to go with a good friend and we did relationship perks, which means we both ordered our favorite dish (in this case– the one item that looked the most appealing) and split them! So naturally for brunch we ordered something sweet and savory (yummmmmm).
In this situation, my friend Mavara and I were on the same page for our two favorite items on the menu:
Sweet item: Thai Crepes: Strawberries, Nutella, Thai Roti, Green Tea ice cream, berry glaze and fresh cream!
I hope you can check it out. It would make me incredibly sad if such a great venue closed down.
Have you been to Aretha Frankensteins? What did you think about it?
I found the service to be poor, the food to be okay, the wait to be too long, and the venue to be understaffed.
The options were subpar& the most raved about menu item, the biscuits, were not available (ahhh) — due to the oven being broken for over 4 weeks.
The home made apple butter was awesome, but still — it’s the only winning aspect of the whole experience.
Sorry Aretha, but next time I visit Chattanooga you will not be on the bucket list!
I absolutely love picnics! They’re my favorite part of the spring and summer season. I just went on one yesterday– the weather was in the high 70’s, a little windy, great company & not to crowded. I couldn’t have been any happier. We enjoyed drunken goat & manchego cheese, a baguette, curried chicken salad, & tiramisu!
All of the treats were from Alon’s! The tiramisu was perfect: light, not to sweet, and an awesome mixture of flavors.
Wedges: NineWest. White jeans: Urban Outfitters. Top: H&M. Necklace: Forever21. Hat: Forever21. Sunglasses: Coach.
I hope all of you get a chance to enjoy the great weather. Also, Happy Memorial Day!