Listen. Do not walk past Cafe Presse without going inside and ordering a croque madame alongside a bowl of salted fries (with lemony mayo) and a hazelnut butter lettuce salad. Do not leave without eating these things and subsequently feeling like you’re the protagonist in some kind of sophisticated French movie. We’re glad we had this talk.
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