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Foodie Friday: Smile Factory Rin

After running and driving by this place dozens of time, I finally stopped to check it out. The delicious aroma of fresh baked bread will greet you as soon as you open your car door followed quickly by the equally delicious smell of coffee. Inside you’ll find dozens of fresh-made-daily treats to choose from and […]

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Foodie Friday: Seaside Terrace

First eat-in experience in months!! Oh it felt so good to just relax in a quaint, seaside café with super friendly staff, calm music, beautiful weather, and delicious food. I was the first customer of the day. I had the whole place to myself and I was in foodie paradise. Because it was such a […]

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Foodie Friday: BB Coffee

Some days are made for tasty food and sweet tea served at island pace so you can soak in the sea-side serenity. The day we went to BB was one of those days. Pale blue skies for as far as our eyes could see and every song they played in the background relaxed us more […]

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Foodie Friday: Ploughmans

The serene, bread haven that is Ploughmans bakery is tucked away up a quiet set of stairs over looking Camp Foster and MCAS Futenma. It looks and feels like a peaceful countryside establishment despite being just barely off to the side of the expressway. Rich chocolate, cinnamon, citrus, and other spicy aromas waft toward you […]

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Foodie Friday: Songbird

Great food with a great view! I have returned to this little place several times for the ocean scene, the comfortable atmosphere, and of course the food. I’ve tried everything on their set menu, it’s all good, so this time I ventured over to their daily specials selections. They have a daily curry special which […]

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Foodie Friday: Little Cactus

College in New York turned me into a bagel lover. In one city block, you could find every flavor of bagel with any combination of toppings you could think up. Little Cactus reminds me a lot of those NY bagel shops for it’s variety, flavors, and freshness. From sweat to savory they’ve got your bagel […]

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Foodie Friday: Yamada

There’s nothing quite like the smell of high quality, perfectly roasted coffee. Something about that sweet, slightly bitter aroma puts a smile on my face every time with the promise of its comforting warmth. That’s probably a big part of why most of the Foodie Friday places have been coffee places so far…but I digress. […]

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Foodie Friday: Coffee Casa

This is a quiet, cozy place to hole up with a book or laptop for a break from your usual routine. They open early, at 7AM, will have you covered from breakfast to lunch with tastey creations known around the island. There are lighter options, like my granola and fruit bowl pictured above, or comfort […]

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Foodie Friday: Nicoli Cafe

Smoothies and muffins and scones oh my! And cookies and coffee and other seasonal goodies that are sure to please your sweet tooth. I happened upon this cute pastry place on my way to my favorite cinnamon roll place (see the Brown post). I’m a sucker for sweets so I had to go inside. The […]

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Foodie Friday: Esparza’s

Quick, convenient, funky, and delicious. Esparza’s will feed your Mexican food craving and have you coming back for more. I almost always get the Crazy Carnitas tacos. The spice combo they use transports me to my best friend’s kitchen in San Antonio every time. The flour tortillas are the perfect softness and the salsa bar […]

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