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Lincoln

1992 Lincoln Ave. (W. Montana St.) Send to Phone
626-765-6746
Christine Moore and Pam Perkins built on the success of Little Flower Candy Co. with this Pasadena bakery-café.
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Open Mon.-Sat. 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun. 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
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Lincoln Restaurant Review

: Christine Moore and business partner Pam Perkins built on the success of Little Flower Candy Co. with Lincoln, their infinitely more ambitious Pasadena bakery-café. The space is set back from Lincoln Avenue, with cream-colored brick walls, exposed white wood beams, skylights and an airy patio with green picnic tables. Order at the counter, which doubles as a Stumptown coffee bar, passing a counter full of tempting pastries on the way. The breakfast menu includes buttermilk pancakes, french toast with seasonal fruit compote, and a breakfast sandwich with two eggs, bacon and Tillamook cheddar on house brioche. Lunch stars sandwiches and salads, with specials like prime rib and seared escolar, listed on white butcher paper. We suggest the spicy shrimp bowl with herbed rice, harissa and peanuts. Salmon niçoise is also impressive, loaded with greens, haricots verts, boiled egg, tomato confit, briny olives and potatoes cooked a la plancha. Baked highlights include pretzel rolls studded with sea salt, chocolate cookies with peanut butter cores, and flaky chocolate croissants loaded with chocolate batons. To continue your experience, visit the gift shop located across the parking lot, which isn't limited to food, but does sell Little Flower's signature salted caramels.

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