Coffee and Cake is a perfect match. The sweetness of cake and the bitterness of coffee both rouse the senses on a quiet afternoon.
Riverside, CA is one of the great places to just have a relaxing afternoon with cake and coffee on the side, amid conversations, or alone with a book.
Spoon University for instance rounded up at least five of the best coffee places in Riverside, specifically those around the university area.
Arcade Roasters in one of the coffee shops in their list. “Okay, so you won’t be able to sit down and study here. That’s because it’s in a garage. I know. It sounds strange but let me tell you. The coffee connoisseurs here are in it to win it with their coffee, so much that they go based off donations. No set prices here. Something interesting to try: their carbonated cold brew. They’re only open until 2 p.m. so get there early.” Read about the four other coffee places on their list here.
The website Three Best Rated meantime came up with the top three cake places in Riverside. They mentioned Crème de la Crème Bakery, Isabella’s Cupcakes and more, and Something Sweet by Serina. “Handpicked Top 3 Cakes in Riverside. How can we actually say this? Our 50-Point Inspection includes everything from checking customer reviews, history, complaints, ratings, satisfaction, trust and cost to the general excellence. You deserve only the best!” Read about their review here.
As for other desserts, ABC Eyewitness news rounded up cool dessert spots in the area. “From icy treats to tasty baked goods, there’s no shortage of delicious desserts in Southern California. Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt in Valley Village is a D.I.Y. destination for frozen yogurt.” Read the rest of the post here.
Ice cream lovers on the other hand will be glad to know that popular ice cream chain Farrell’s is available in the area. “After nearly a 30-year absence, the “pigs trough” and “zoo” have found their way back to Riverside as Farrell’s Ice Cream Parlour has opened its latest restaurant. The Riverside location, the fifth – and largest – in the re-launched chain, opened to great fanfare and was packed within an hour…” Check out the continuation of the article here as published in the website Inland Empire.
Riverside is definitely an exciting place for coffee and sweets! Check out the above mentioned places and one will never get disappointed.