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.


Aixois Coffee Bar

Aixois Coffee Bar

Kansas City, Missouri

Review by cafe tableaux: It felt like a Stuckey’s with a vinyl clad rope strung in front of the portal leading from the shower rooms…


Ennui Cafe

Ennui Cafe

Chicago, Illinois

Review by cafe tableaux: you enter a chamber containing a scepter, a tiara covered with baubles, and a suit of studded leather armour.




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