Valentine’s Day: Cafe spots

Elizabeth Peng, Erin Li, and Emily Koh


Head to Coffee Break, a cozy and affordable Taiwanese fusion restaurant in Walnut, for a nice dinner for two. It is known for its sizzling platters and hot pots. The store also offers a wide variety of beverages, ranging from iced teas to coffee and espresso drinks. Different types of authentic Asian dishes on the menu, all of which include generous food portions for under $15, ensure that there is something for everyone. The cafe’s welcoming and relaxed atmosphere is perfect to enjoy your meal and to chat with your significant other.   




Julie’s Cafe is a hot spot for all age groups and is a great place for a casual brunch in Diamond Bar. Unlike most brunch places, it is affordable for students as most items are under $10. Julie’s Cafe specializes in freshly made bread and drinks including teas and smoothies. With their simple food and ingredients, the great quality and freshness stand out, making it a perfect meal to enjoy with your date.




If a quick bite to eat is what you’re looking for, Mr. Baker’s Bakery and Cafe in Brea is the perfect place to indulge in delicious pastries and coffee. With its in cases filled with cakes, croissants, and tarts, and savory options, such as their hash brown and cheesy breads, there are numerous options to choose from. They also offer a wide variety of drinks, including lattes, slushies, smoothies, and teas. The seating area has a blackboard wall with chalk drawings and is flooded with natural light from outside, making dining with your date a casual experience.