Swim Cafe

Swim Cafe

Chicago, Illinois

I told someone the other day that the most boring drive of my life was from Chicago to Kansas City. I’ve done some pretty boring drives: I16 from Macon to I95 (fuck you, Kite, GA!), LA to San Francisco (or thereabouts), any US road with three (3) or more CVSs, I40 through Oklahoma and the […]

Flying M

Flying M Coffee House

Boise, Idaho

1. “That’s not gluten free is it?” “No.” “Good.” 2. Can’t abide by a place that sells underwear, toy Sasquatch arms, wallets, moleskin nbs, greeting cards, and “70s style running shorts.” 3. “Dude, it’s a, yeaaah” Cafe Tableaux. On The Road. Summer 2011 « Chapter 9: The District Coffee House


Coffea Roasterie

Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Cafe Tableaux again breakfasts in the lobby of the motel, this time amidst eastern outliers of the Sturgis rally. This crew includes a fat man laying out the reasons he is fat for his fat wingman. “We got a gift certificate to one of them boot camp things from my son. We did it for […]

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