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

Tag: coffee shop

Caffè Umbria Logan Square: Mid-Century Me All Over

Caffè Umbria Logan Square: Mid-Century Me All Over

It’s not hard to miss the bright red, brick building that houses the new Caffè Umbria in Logan Square (among other cool merchants), but if you miss the white paint marking the cafe’s entrance you may be out of luck. Fortunately two giant doors are […]

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 […]

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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Standing Passengers: Unassumingly excellent

Standing Passengers: Unassumingly excellent

 Smack dab in middle of Noble Square’s Chicago Avenue, you can easily miss Standing Passengers walking down the street due to its unassuming facade — but that is part of what makes Standing Passengers so great.