Revenge at Cafe Surfas…

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I’ve been to Cafe Surfas three times so far.  I, of course, checked out their Yelp page before visiting.  Pretty good reviews and since it’s within walking distance of our apartment, I wanted to give it a try.

The first time I went, it was just Zoe and me for lunch.  It was very busy so we had to wait in line.

I ordered the grilled cheese – a gourmet version with three different cheeses, which came with a small, fancy salad with flowers on top.  I had read in the reviews that this sandwich was good and I agree – it’s delicious!  I also ordered a soup – chicken orzo or something like that and it was very good too.  Add in a drink and a small cookie and my lunch was $17!  Too much to pay for lunch in my opinion… even if it was three courses!  Haha.

I haven’t been back for lunch; however, Zubair and I have been there 2 more times for dessert.  Once we just got a few things to go: a piece of chocolate cake, a individually sized blueberry pie, and a brownie – and unfortunately they were all underwhelming.

I am not impressed by their desserts at all.  Now here’s the thing, there’s a restaurant supply store attached to this cafe… you would think their food would be exceptional.

We went back again for some dessert and coffee.  I really want to like this place – it’s so close to us.

Well, I am VERY glad we were there that day because while sipping a latte (which was good, by the way) in walks Emily VanCamp and Josh Bowman from Revenge!

I recognized them immediately because I love that show!  I was like, “Zubair, don’t look – but Emily is here!”  He had no idea who Emily was – he was just hoping I wouldn’t embarrass him too much.  Well, I kept my cool until they left, then I FREAKED out!

Oh, you know, just a casual day in LA – sipping lattes and running into people from TV!  I totally forgot about the piece of not-so-good red velvet cake that we shared.  If you eat at Cafe Surfas, don’t get dessert!

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