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American Market Cafe, Copia, Napa

Sixy Beast | Nov 18, 200412:23 PM

Date of Visit: Saturday November 13th 2004

We ordered our delicious, healthy, wholesome and reasonably priced picnic lunch from Copia's American Market Cafe

tuna sandwich
fresh tuna sandwich served with salad. We wished the tuna had been a little more on the rare side

cream of mushroom soup drizzled with a port reduction, served with salad and caraway bread. Superb soup, supremely comforting, but why did they have to go and ruin the bread with those attention-grabbing little caraway blighters?

coconut sandwich cookie with chocolate fondant centre that goes all gooey and messy when left in the sun. Fingerlicking good!

light and fluffy banana cake, i didn't get to try.Looked yummy.

Price for lunch $24ish (two soups, one sarnie, one cookie, one cake and a cappucino). The picnic idea is a really great one, but I couldn't help thinking how nice my soup might have looked sitting in a large white ceramic bowl, not to mention to the wastefulness of using non-reusable containers. It seems Copia are aware of this issue, and have provided several different recycling receptacles, going some way to try and make amends.


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