Humboldt Park is the Coffee Capital of ChicagoAt some point in the past several months, a particular intersection in Humboldt Park became an epicenter of coffee culture in Chicago. It’s a surprising development, considering the relatively quiet corner and the fact that California Avenue and Augusta Boulevard aren’t easily accessible to public transportation. But somehow, 2016 became the year that this rapidly... Read more &...
The Coffee Studio Knows Your Drink OrderIts 4:30 p.m. on a Wednesday afternoon. The Coffee Studio taunts the wind-induced calamity outside its windows with its algorithmically maintained, relaxed vibe that has kept customers loyal since 2007. Calming music, laptops open on every table and two baristas—matching in black uniforms—keep a quiet rapport. All of this accomplished without any open tables suggests... Read more »
Lula Cafe is Now One of Chicago’s Best Places to Eat, DrinkA pioneer in Logan Square’s dining landscape and one of Chicago’s preeminent farm-to-table progenitors, Lula Cafe has long been heralded as a must-dine destination. But with newly appointed beverage director Diana Hawkins at the helm, the restaurant is becoming just as coveted for its drinks. A Level 2-certified sommelier by the Court of Master Sommeliers... by filed under Dining, Featured Articles, Food & Bev, Neighborhoods. Tags: