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The Wood Cafe. Organic Food & Coffee???

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The Wood Cafe. Organic Food & Coffee???

dotrat | | Dec 2, 2008 08:45 AM

I met a friend at The Wood Cafe last week for a late breakfast. It's in Culver City on Washington & Inglewood. Perhaps it use to be a doughnut place before???? Anyway, the menu at The Wood Cafe says "organic coffee & food" and since I appreciate organic tasty food I was excited. I ordered a greek omlette with the standard veggies & feta. It was very good yet not as fluffy as i like and at $7.75 not a bad deal. It is offered with toast, greens or potato I think. I had the greens & they were the standard baby greens in balsamic dressing, simple yet tasty & fresh. I also enjoyed a very good latte served in one of those gigantic cups which was smooth but much too hot for me (I had to add some cold milk to drink it).

My one complaint about this place is that they call themselves organic yet the condiments displayed were not organic. Now I didn't use ketchup & don't consider it 'food' but IMO if you label yourself organic then you should serve all organic products. In addition to the ketchup I also noticed that the sugar, hot sauce & other things on display were your standard brands. Am I wrong to think they should do away with heinz & use an organic brand? I mean it's so easy.... and I left wondering what exactly was organic in my meal? Was the coffee organic but not the milk? Were the eggs organic but not the veggies? I just feel that they misrepresent themselves. Thoughts?????

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