I cannot claim I discovered this adorable little cafe. One of my friends suggested it because it had the enviable advantage of being located smack between the red and the brown lines and I loved it at first sight.
If you saw a piano, a fireplace, couches, some books, tables with reading lamps, and maybe a few board games, you might be in someone’s living room. But if that living room had black walls, local art, a skull, and amazing coffee beverages that rumble across your table every time the red line train passes by, you’d be at Emerald City Coffee House.
Dark Matter coffee is served at Osmium in Lakeview, and if you haven’t tried it, you really must. Continue reading
How is this for a third place?
Beermiscuous is a spacious and airy cafe on Lakeview, at the corner of Lincoln Avenue and Diversey. As you walk in, you notice the bar displaying a great selection on tap…