Claremont Insider: Local Eats

Sunday, March 14, 2010

Local Eats

Photo courtesy of Euro Café's Facebook page
Claremont's Euro Café was reviewed last week by Daily Bulletin writer Elaine Lehman. Elaine liked her ham and brie pannini, and she was also treated to a side of linguiça, which owner Joe Medeiros makes himself:
Just when I was wishing I had more of this amazing food, the owner came over with a plate filled with slices of toasted bread and linguica (Portuguese-cured pork sausage) for me to try. I had heard that lucky patrons have had the pleasure of hearing him sing to them. His daughter-in-law, who works the counter, says his singing is so beautiful it makes her cry.

One of the things we like about Euro Café is that mom-and-pop feel. The pastries, for instance, are made right there. Where else in Southern California can you find real bolas de Berlim? Those little custard filled confections dusted with powdered sugar may be the best donut around (sorry Pixie Donuts). One of those and an espresso and you'll find yourself transported to Lisboa.

Euro Café
546 E. Base Line Rd.
Claremont, CA 91711
(909) 621-4666