I have ran posts in the past about my visits to Blanco, Texas. It is the half way point for my sister/best friend and I to meet for coffee, lunch, dessert and more coffee. We usually stop at the Redbud Cafe (which we did), but we also found a new to us coffee house called The Bean & Biscuit.
We were immediately drawn to the colorful and welcoming exterior. The interior is bright, clean and filled with art . It has the feel of an internet cafe, with patrons sitting at the tables by the windows drinking coffee and working on their laptops.
The room that I designated the reading nook has an atmosphere that invites one to sit, relax, read or visit in a more intimate space.
The menu includes sweets, quiche, sandwiches and various specialty coffee drinks. The lunch special of the day when we were there was chili.
We had planned on eating at the Redbud Cafe so we decided to come back for coffee and dessert. When we returned I chose a cinnamon roll.
I love the hearty sweet dough and the sweet cinnamon filling . I also chose a plain coffee. The coffee is self serve as are the pastries, which you can see in the photos.
Overall, we enjoyed our experience and will be trying it again on one of our future visits to Blanco.
We cannot come to Blanco without stopping at the Redbud Cafe and Brieger Pottery. Today we enjoyed their portabella burger for my vegetarian friend and my nod to a low carb diet was satisfied with the Angus blue cheese burger sans the bun. I have not been strict about my diet throughout the holidays and decided to enjoy myself and have a chocolate chip pecan cookie with my coffee. Definitely not low carb, but oh so yummy. In the photo you can see a box of coconut macaroons. My family says that these are the best they have ever had and request that I bring them whenever we visit.
We went to browse at Brieger Pottery and they had some fun items. they always have fun items. It is a wonderful place to shop. Here are a few I found. If you happen to be in Blanco, be sure to stop by and check them out.
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What a fabulous find! I love stumbling on gems like this. 🙂
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The Bean & Biscuit had art displayed from a local guild. The Redbud Cafe has a wall where they have art exhibits that change periodically. Not sure how often since we only meet every few months. Brieger Pottery is a gem for sure. They feature imports as well as local artists creations. I love the jewelry. The lavender products they sell are produced locally. Plus they have a great assortment of oil cloth. (The link in this post to the Redbud shows some of that) Blanco is a neat little town.