Tag Archives: Demitasse

Demitasse Pastry Update — Sugarbloom

29 Jul

It has been a very long time since I’ve done a Demitasse pastry update. I thought I’d take the opportunity to highlight the fact that they carry Sugarbloom pastries now, which are pretty great, and reflect back on Demitasse briefly.
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Demitasse Pastry Update – No More Allen Bakery

2 Feb


Good news, bad news.

Bad: Cafe Demitasse has lost its pastry provider, Allen Bakery. This is bad news considering they were pumping out kouign amanns better than Bouchon.

For now, Demitasse is slaking our carby thirst with KAs and chocolate croissants from Bread Lounge in the Arts District. Talking to Bobby, the owner, it seems like this is a stopgap while he finds a new source. He reports they sprung the news on him with just a couple days’ notice.

Hit the jump for the good news.
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Demitasse Update – Pain au Chocolat and Samo

31 Jan

Word out of Cafe Demitasse in Little Tokyo is that they will open a second location in Santa Monica! The third wave coffee revolution continues to spread across LA, saving citizens from the clutches of Starbucks.

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Bouchon Bakery Kouign Amann –

15 Jan

I guess I’m becoming a kouign amann douche.

When Bouchon Bakery opened below Bouchon a couple years ago, we were excited to try the pastry chef’s specialty, the kouign amann. We were always one step behind, with people buying a dozen of the things at a time. Finally, a recent trip finally yielded my first taste of Bouchon’s KA. Worth the wait?

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Demitasse Pastry Update – Allen Bakery

5 Dec

Changes at Cafe Demitasse. And I mean in the pastry case. Last time we checked in with Demitasse, the coffee got an A+ but the pastries got a B-. What’s changed?

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