{Silent Sunday: Bellocq}

On our way to Bellocq, Maggie (of Eat Boutique) and I were talking about what to expect from our trip.  And, to be honest, we didn’t know what we were going into.  Would the lighting be any good?  Would there be anything interesting to take pictures of?  As soon as we walked into their store, both of those questions were immediately answered.  Yes.  Definitely.  I spent the next hour taking picture after picture of all the wonderful little details that make the Bellocq storefront so special.

I won’t go into too much about what Bellocq does (and they do it so very well).  Instead, I’m going to direct you to this piece from Eat Boutique.  Maggie describes it perfectly and I hope I did them justice and was able to capture the atmosphere.

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MikeVFMKFebruary 26, 2012 - 8:21 am

What a lovely place! There is one particular tea shop in Toronto that I am rather fond of but even it lacks some of the charm of this place. Beautiful shots, Brian!

Rosie @ SweetapolitaFebruary 26, 2012 - 8:37 am

Wow! I would say you certainly captured the essence of Bellocq, and what a gorgeous spot. Brian, your photos are just incredible! My favourites are images 1, 5 and 8–unreal. But, truly, every image is beautiful. Love the light too!

Andrew FrishmanFebruary 26, 2012 - 8:53 am

Mnnn. . . I LOVES me some Sundays, especially when they are silent!

Bellocq ≠ belle époque

AmandaFebruary 26, 2012 - 9:08 am

Is it weird that I almost felt like I could spell your pictures?

Yes. That is weird.

(beautiful!)

Chef DennisFebruary 26, 2012 - 9:24 am

Brian, I could see all of those images in a book, they are just beautiful! I love how you captured the colours in the teas…Well done my friend!

PeggyFebruary 26, 2012 - 10:18 am

This place looks like a tea-lovers dream!

Alison @ Ingredients, Inc.February 26, 2012 - 11:35 am

Love these shots! Wow!

Ron HilbinkFebruary 26, 2012 - 11:37 am

Brian:

Your amazing professional eye comes through once again. Keep clickin!!

Kulsum@journeykitchenFebruary 26, 2012 - 11:38 am

My friend you have outdone yourself with this beautiful shots. Lovely!

shelleeFebruary 26, 2012 - 6:09 pm

Thanks for the fabulous peek into the Bellocq shop. Can’t wait to see what Maggie has to say.

LirenFebruary 26, 2012 - 6:17 pm

Brian, I do believe that these are amongst my favorites of all your beautiful photography. What a wonderful place!

Alaiyo KiasiFebruary 26, 2012 - 7:18 pm

You captured to spirit and soul of this place,

Sneh | Cook RepublicFebruary 26, 2012 - 8:08 pm

I can see why you wanted to post this one a day early :-) . There is a quiet beauty about your shots today. Tea parlours are so quaint, so comforting in their crammed corners and exotic wares. We have one here where I live, it is called T2 and if you ever come visiting, I’ll take you there. Just your cup of tea, me thinks!

Kiran @ KiranTarun.comFebruary 27, 2012 - 1:55 am

You’ve captured the essence of bellocq — I could just lose in those lovely shots :)

chinmayie @ love food eatFebruary 27, 2012 - 4:11 am

LOVE these photos! Great job :)

Sommer@ASpicyPerspectiveFebruary 27, 2012 - 7:53 am

Brian, your photos make me so happy, even without tasting all the varieties. Wish I could though…

CarolynFebruary 27, 2012 - 8:29 am

Whatever it is that they do (tea?), you made it look amazing in your photos!!!

TidyMomFebruary 27, 2012 - 10:01 am

GORGEOUS!! I just want to jump into these photos!

Chez UsFebruary 27, 2012 - 2:33 pm

So pretty. I was admiring these over at Eat Boutique last week. Love them! Love Silent Sunday!

alexFebruary 27, 2012 - 3:57 pm

what beautiful, inspirational photos.

Kiri W.February 27, 2012 - 6:22 pm

Absolutely gorgeous – I love the violet color scheme :)

KankanaFebruary 28, 2012 - 1:50 am

Now I know why were you so excited to post this :) Indeed the photos are stunning gorgeous.

Lora @cakeduchessFebruary 29, 2012 - 9:14 am

You really brought me to this lovely place Bellocq. Such a beautiful and peaceful place and I am now wanting a good book and a cup of tea. :)

NaomiFebruary 29, 2012 - 1:06 pm

Seriously Brian, beautiful photography-holy wow!

[...] For more information about Belocq, please see these two beautiful posts: Belocq Tea Brooklyn, NY at Eat Boutique Silent Sunday: Belocq at A Thought For Food [...]

KristenMarch 4, 2012 - 11:39 pm

I think I say this every week, but this is my favorite Silent Sunday post yet. I want prints of every single picture in this post :) So gorgeous, Brian. Really, truly lovely.

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