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Loaf Lounge

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Loaf Lounge in is a small bakery and cafe Avondale where you'll often find a line of people picking up pastries, coffee, or sandwiches. And for good reason. Their sausage breakfast sandwich is one of the best in the city, with a garlicky patty, a fried egg, herby mayo, melty cheese, and a pillowy English muffin. We also like their flaky croissant sandwich with a sweet and savory mix of spicy capicola and fig mostarda. And while the sandwiches are some of our favorite things here, you should grab some baked goods too—like a cinnamon roll or their fantastic chocolate cake (which starred in The Bear) that is pleasantly sweet with just a hint of saltiness.

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