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meddle coffee bar west loop

CHICAGO | Ah, coffee! Jitter juice. Liquid joy. Java. Joe. No matter what you call it, you likely have a special place (or two, or five) carved out in your daily routine for this life-giving substance. But where can you find the best coffee in Chicago? One of our favorite

half acre beer north center

CHICAGO | Half Acre Beer Company is a popular brewery with two locations in Chicago. Production of the core range occurs at the Balmoral location, which opened in 2015, with the original on Lincoln, which opened in 2008, being where Half Acre’s experimental and mixed fermentation brewing happens. It’s a

begyle brewing north center

CHICAGO | Begyle Brewing was founded by friends Brendan Blume, Matt Ritchey and Kevin Caryis and a community supported brewing company in North Center, that aims to do things a bit differently than most. They borrow principles from community supported agriculture in order to ensure that their production processes involve

howells & hood magnificent mile

CHICAGO | Howells & Hood is located in a prime spot at the foot of the Tribune Tower, and is named after John Howells and Raymond Hood, the architects of the neo-gothic tower. Fitting for its location, Howells & Hood goes about its business in a big way. The spacious

public house river north

CHICAGO | Public House River North is a gastropub and sports bar that knows beer. With six cicerones (basically beer sommeliers) on staff ready to help you pick your beverage of choice from over 100 types of beer in house, its no problem to find something for any mood and

osmium coffee bar lakeview

CHICAGO | Osmium Coffee Bar is the Lakeview cafe from roasters Dark Matter Coffee, and offers a range of mostly espresso based drinks, including iced coffee on tap and the popular cinnamon and chocolate agave latte and “Mayan Mocha”, which features chocolate, cinnamon, cayenne pepper, and agave. Dark Matter engage

intelligentsia coffee old town

CHICAGO | Established in 1995 in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood, Intelligentsia serve up seasonal blends and single batch coffee across Chicago, as well as in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta and San Francisco. Two decades since its inception, Intelligentsia now draws on each of these cities to inspire its values and personality.

elaine's coffee call lincoln park

CHICAGO | Elaine’s Coffee Call, located off the lobby of the boutique Hotel Lincoln, is a Lincoln Park neighborhood favorite. In addition to serving delicious coffee, this cafe has sweet story behind its namesake. The European-style coffee shop is named for a previous hotel operator, Elaine, who used to call

meddle coffee bar west loop

CHICAGO | Meddle, Dark Matter Coffee’s (DMC) newest coffee bar, opened its doors in October 2016. After setting up shop all over the city (they also run the fantastic Osmium Coffee Bar in Lakeview), Meddle is DMC’s first downtown location. All of DMC’s coffee shops transport visitors to intergalactic worlds,

heritage bicycles lakeview

CHICAGO | Heritage Bicycles charmingly combines coffee culture with old time bikes for a uniquely alluring experience. Started by Michael Salvatore in 2011, Heritage Bicycles pays homage to life’s simple pleasures. In addition to serving Stumptown coffee and a variety of sweet or savory eats, Heritage will service your bike