Oakland County

8. Cacao Tree Café – April 5, 2014 – Royal Oak, MI

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Delicious organic vegan meals are offered here. Above is a picture of the burrito I ordered. The “meat” is a seasoned mix of walnuts, almonds, and sunflower seeds; I really appreciated how tasty it was, as I haven’t been able to stand any other fake meat I’ve had in the past. This was incredibly healthy AND great-tasting – yay!

204 W. 4th St.

Royal Oak, MI 48067

7. Love and Buttercream – March 21, 2014 – Royal Oak, MI

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I loved, loved, loved this cute little bakery tucked into a strip mall on the edge of Royal Oak.  I wish I would’ve taken a picture of the inside of it, with its tulip bouquets in glass Mason jars and display cases enshrining wonderful goodies: cupcakes and bread-pudding cups and cookie-dough bites. But I didn’t, so I will have to settle for these visuals I took of the bakery exterior and of these delicious macaroons I purchased.

3202 Crooks Rd.

Royal Oak, MI 48073

http://www.loveandbuttercream.com