Swim Cafe

Chicago, Illinois

Review by cafe tableaux: John Hughes died a that week. A cartoon of his boyish, bemulletted visage was flattened into the Chicago weekly stacked by the entrance.


Langdon Street Café

Langdon Street Café

Montpelier, Vermont

Review by cafe tableaux: Just east of the state house, you will find a luxuriously spacious cafe owned and operated – collectively – by the folks working inside.


Java Hutt

Java Hutt

Ferndale, Michigan

Review by cafe tableaux: There is nothing wrong with Java Hutt capitalizing on its role as coffee dispensary to the preened hipness of this suburban enclave.




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