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Green, Brown, Orange?

chowcito Aug 16, 2006 07:26 PM

I've just come across this place, or rather group of places. Green (catering) Brown (cafe) and Orange (epicerie) The cafe menu looks intriguing. Any experience on the list with the cafe?


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  1. wleatherette RE: chowcito Aug 16, 2006 08:16 PM

    this probably isn't going to be much help to you, but i had brunch at the cafe several years ago. food was tasty but at this point what i remember most is the extremely pleasant atmosphere. it's been on my list to re-visit since i moved back to the area.

    1. tamasha RE: chowcito Aug 16, 2006 09:43 PM

      I had brunch there a couple of weeks ago, midweek. I just had a quiche and some coffee, but it was good. It's always busy on the weekends, if that means anything.

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        jonasblank RE: chowcito Aug 16, 2006 10:14 PM

        I believe the colors refer to the different businesses (catering, grocery and restaurant). I've had dinner and brunch at Brown Cafe several times and found it extremely pleasant. Prices are reasonable, food is sort of high-end comfort-ish, but not greasy. Give it a try.

        1. tamasha RE: chowcito Aug 17, 2006 05:25 PM

          Also, apparently they've added Pink to the list, which is an organic wine shop.

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            christinag123 RE: chowcito Aug 22, 2006 04:15 AM

            the food is really good (the chicken and the brunch esp) but usually the service is CRAP. went for brunch the other day- place was practically empty and we were brought water and then waited 20 minutes, tried flagging down the waitress who blatantly ignored us, and so we left. I was bummed!

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              schofiek RE: chowcito Aug 22, 2006 11:43 AM

              we had cheese and sandwiches at brown a month or two ago and it was really good. I would definitely go back.

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                fanae RE: chowcito Nov 13, 2011 02:13 PM

                they make the vVERY BEST (really!) coffee. I remember talking to Alejandro the owner about it and he said, yep, they do it very particularly with particular equipment. The food, too, he is in on just whats best. I interviewed him for my book What Chefs Feed Their Kids and ate there a bunch. Lovely place to sit too.

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