|Education Pavilion (aka the Carnegie Monument). This is all that's left from the original Carnegie Library|
On my walk I ran into several friendly downtown guides, one of which agreed with the concierge's recommendation to give Corner Bakery Café a try for breakfast. Not wanting to have some large carb-ridden breakfast after my trail mix dinner (why didn't I pack a sandwich?), I was a little skeptical about going there, but I'm glad I took their advice. It was just the place I needed: bright, bustling with morning diners & commuters, and filled with plenty of great-smelling food.
|Breakfast is served! Baked French Toast & Eggs with Homemade Chicken Apple Sausage|
Within minutes I was presented with two thick slices of baked French toast, eggs, and two thick sausages. And it was all good! The French toast was moist, lightly swirled with cinnamon, and not overly sweet; the eggs were light, fluffy and well-seasoned with plenty of black pepper; but the sausage - now that was the best part! Tender, juicy, meaty and lightly sweetened by the apples, I felt the chicken-apple sausage was even better than the French toast.
After breakfast I walked a bit more, went back to the hotel, happily found out that my room was ready, and eventually fell into a two-hour coma on my bed. I'm not 100% rested but I feel much more refreshed and ready to take on tonight's meals & festivities!
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