Stopped in at Cakes & Ale for a quick bite last week. I feel silly heaping praise on Cakes & Ale at this point as I seem to do that monthly. I'm just thankful they are in my neighborhood; if you haven't been lately, you are missing out. The duck dish above, with pole beans, pickled beets, and whipped potatoes was a standout. The duck skin was nicely crisped with the meat a perfect med-rare.
The wood oven roasted spring vegetables topped with lightly scrambled eggs was also tasty. We also tried the bresola with fennel, arugula, and pecorino salad; as well as the "crouton" with fresh ricotta, early tomato, pole beans, and pesto.