05/22/2009Provided by Citysearch -
We have been to four coffeeshops closer to our place in the South end and decided to try something different. We had a chocolate croissant and pear-walnut muffin, and each a hot beverage. The muffin was fantastic; soft and delicately flavoured, but not too sweet, and croissant was flaky and buttery with just enough chocolate. However, my soymilk chai latte was just okay and not nearly hot enough, while my boyfriend's latte was too hot for him to drink. In addition, I was not pleased that the slightly stand-offish barrista did not ask us whether we wanted ours 'for here' or 'to go' and therefore we ended up wasting four disposable cups and a paper bag, since Appleton Bakery does not have recycling.