Cake for breakfast
Coffee cake, Hawks Provisions
For all the coffee we drink around here, you’d think there’d be more coffee cake. It seems sort of old-fashioned, but it’s called coffee cake because it goes well with your morning (or afternoon) beverage. Hawks Provisions has a lovely, little streusel coffee cake ($3.50) that’s not just a muffin in hiding. The cake yields moistly without crumbling, and the topping—redolent of cinnamon—enlivens your coffee with heady spice. Forget all those boring bagels and oversized muffins and start the day with cake. 1525 Alhambra Boulevard, www.hawkspublichouse.com/provisions.