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Almost Paris

One quickly gets used to a croissant breakfast in Paris, but it is a little more difficult here as they are not on every corner…yet. (One can always hope for a better world!) We did find a remarkably good almond croissant at PCC Community Market in Columbia City.

The store itself is a pleasure: red and white pots of cyclamen greeted us at the entrance and this store is spacious, unlike its predecessor in Seward Park where a line would back up behind the indecisive customer perusing the bagel selection. PCC has bakery items from Macrina and Rae’s in West Seattle, but the croissants are just in a bin of random baked goods,