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.


The Sentient Bean

The Sentient Bean

Savannah, Georgia

Review by cafe tableaux: the coffeeshop, like the chameleon, eyes the world in two distinct directions, yet always connects them with its presence.


Java Break; Lawrence, KS

Java Break

Lawrence, Kansas

Review by cafe tableaux: We would be remiss if we did not mention that this place is open 24 hours.




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