I am a traveling homebody—no matter where I go, I inevitably fall into a comfortable rhythm to make myself feel at home…while far away from home.
This week, as I have been working and visiting in Los Angeles, I was happy to settle into a routine that included daily breakfasts at Urth Caffe in Santa Monica, a restaurant that features local, organic food that is prepared with beauty, flavor and a side of ethics. (Rumor has it that they are also known for treating their employees very, very well.)
Anyway, they serve the most incredible lattes made from the organic, fair trade, chemical-free coffees and teas that they import and sell under their own brand. This was the first time I had a “tea latte” (prepared with steamed milk just like a coffee latte) and it was absolutely divine.
Here are photos of two of my favorite breakfasts…one sweet and the other savory: “bread pudding” made from a cinnamon brioche and topped with caramelized banana, and a Mexican omelet with fresh salsa and a side of local baby greens.
Delicious delights that served as a lovely and healthful start to the day.