Belltown is right up there with Capitol Hill in terms of food and drink, and might be a little ahead in the dessert game. Boulangerie Nantaise is one of several bakeries in the area, and stands out from the crowd thanks to top-notch breads, yummy pastries, and… free parking.
It also helps that there’s free wifi and a low-key vibe – great for lingering over coffee and croissants. Speaking of which, I’d heard good things about the marionberry croissant, and it looked very pretty sitting with its cousin croissants on the counter:
But I was in the mood for chocolate, and their brownies were yelp-approved. I must say, I was not disappointed – the brownie wasn’t so fudgy that it melted in my hands, but it wasn’t too dry either. Strong coco flavor and rich taste… my mouth waters just looking at the picture:
And yes, there are walnuts, so nut-hates be warned. But other than that, this treat should please anybody.