January 20, 2012 | 6:07am
Ahhhh -- a much needed quiet weekend with not a single major food event to speak of! No events = no drama -- which is going to be a nice change of pace -- at least for one weekend. But, a girl still has to eat even if it isn't off a truck, or in a park, or via a five-course meal. Here are my three picks for a nice relaxing weekend.
1. Breakfast at Cibo
-- I love their pizzas, their pulled pork sandwich, their crepes -- and now they even have breakfast. The urban pizzeria started serving breakfast on Saturdays and Sundays from 9 a.m. to 1p.m. a couple weeks ago and I haven't yet made it to downtown to try it out.That's going to change that this weekend.and you should probably check it out too. The menu sounds awesome and the weather is perfect for morning mimosas on the patio. Click here
to check out the menu.
Lattes and grilled cheese after the jump...
2. Honey Vanilla Lattes from Giant Coffee-- I just recently (as in yesterday) discovered this coffee drink at the slightly hidden Giant Coffee off McDowell and Central and I'm hooked. Who knew that a touch of honey could turn a regular vanilla latte into a sweet cup of heaven? While you're downtown this weekend (like say maybe after your breakfast at Cibo), be sure to stop Giant and try one.
3. Guacamole and Tomato Grilled Cheese Sandwiches
-- Sticking with the "keeping it simple" theme of the weekend (and attempting to keep the kitchen clean), grilled cheese sandwiches are on the menu. But not just any old grilled cheese -- Guacamole Tomato Grilled Cheeses. Food blog twopeasandtheirpod.com
posted this fabulous recipe and pictures on their site last weekend and I haven't been able to stop thinking about! Wanna make one? Click here
for the recipe.