It’s the end of the month again which means J and I head to Delta Township to get her hair cut. While she’s doing that, I drive around town, run errands, and of course, scout out new places to eat. In City Pulse’s Top of the Town Awards, I noticed a cafe in Old Town that racked up a few awards. I couldn’t find much other than a Myspace page on the place, but it sounded good to me.
Mama Bear’s Cafe is on Turner Street in Old Town half a block off of Grand River Avenue. I drove by the building four times trying to find it. It’s a big grey building with a black awning. There is a logo on the awning, but it’s hard to see from the street. I did finally find it and after I picked J up, headed back to Old Town for lunch.
We parked on the street a few doors down from the cafe and walked back. The cafe is pretty small, but very cute. The order counter is near the front. The dining room are heavy wood tables which are scattered throughout the space. Next to the counter on either side is a pastry case with all sorts of goodies including some that are vegan.
We stopped in closer to 1:30 which would have been after the lunch rush. The lady working told us they had a pretty busy lunch and they were out of a few things. There was no turkey left and they didn’t have everything to make the creole wrap which I think is the menu item J was looking at. Read the rest of this entry »