Leaving the office every Friday to try a new cafe and get some sh*t done

Author: Julia

Brew Brew Pilsen: More Aztec Chocolate, please

Brew Brew Pilsen: More Aztec Chocolate, please

Brew Brew Pilsen was a perfect place to huddle and work after the WiFi went out on us at a previously planned Cafe Friday location. The cafe’s not big, but despite the small size it never got crowded or too loud. There were plenty of […]

Bridgeport Coffee Company: Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

Bridgeport Coffee Company: Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

We felt immediately at home at Bridgeport Coffee. The caffeine and bagels were flowing, and the two employees working on Friday morning seemed to know half the patrons by first name. The coffee shop was much bigger than it seemed from the outside, with three […]

Atomix Cafe: Feel Like Mark Maron While You Work

Atomix Cafe: Feel Like Mark Maron While You Work

After lived in the West Town area for over 5 years, we were disappointed that we only just recently discovered Atomix Cafe. (And in all fairness, we have to give the credit to Netflix’s Easy series, which made me realize I’ve next to this cafe all along.) Atomix is certainly more of a local diner than work cafe, but the friendly staff & atmosphere customers looking for either.

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Revival Food Hall: Party while you work

Revival Food Hall: Party while you work

Revival Food Hall has become a mainstay of the Loop. If you’re craving some of Chicago’s best lunch options all in one place, then Revival is the place to go. Where else can you get a snack from Antique Taco, ramen from Furious Spoon, and […]

Ipsento 606: Great location and mood-lighting

Ipsento 606: Great location and mood-lighting

When Ipsento opened last year, it was all the rage in Logan Square and Bucktown. The 606 location continues to meet the hype. Beyond just the ultra convenient location right off the Western stop, Ipsento 606 offered all the right things for a comfortable day’s […]

C.C. Ferns: Can I move in?

C.C. Ferns: Can I move in?

 The vibe at Humboldt Park’s C.C. Ferns is hard to beat. The mid-century modern furniture combined with 1940s Hawaii beach vibes are almost worth crying over. This West Side cafe is one of my favorites in the entire city, and not just for the decor.

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