Cafe Poetes is still relatively new to Houston’s Midtown neighborhood. It was created by Karine Favre-Massartic- who designed the 1,500 square foot space on W. Gray St. to recreate the style that was used to create the Orangerie du Parc de Bagatelle in Paris, which was built in 1835. She wanted the project to be a marriage of architecture, history, poetry (specifically from the 19th Century), and pastry. The chic (and highly Instagrammable) light-filled cafe has, since opening, been known for the eclairs (both sweet and savory), the quiche, a variety of pastries (obviously), the hot chocolate with blooming flower, and a variety of lattes (I personally like the Matcha Lavender Latte). They now offer Afternoon Tea, which I’ll have to try when I visit Houston again.
My outfit details: Vintage Hat- estate sale find, Vintage Sunglasses- estate sale find, Vintage Dress- Eado Vintage, Vintage Sandals- estate sale find, Vintage Gloves- estate sale find.
Thank you Sofia for the photos! It was fun brunching with you that day!
Images by Sofia Emm