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.


crucial24

Crucial Coffee

Saint Augustine, Florida USA

Review by cafe tableaux: My coffee came across the counter and I paid, knowing that what I had been served was a 16oz cup of espresso.


Mark\'s Cafe

Mark’s Cafe

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Review by cafe tableaux: For years I have sought such a marriage—cafe and library—the way the mythologized, Arthurian knight sought the metaphorical Grail.




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