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.


Camera Cafe, London

Camera Cafe

London, England

Review by cafe tableaux: Yet this is a place to be alone, mulling over waxy, holographic memoryscapes, pressing fingers into skin, to imagine…


Tacoma, WA

Kickstand Cafe

Tacoma, Washington

Review by cafe tableaux: replace the blue with a blinding white sun, and the streetlamps with shadows. it was bleak. kickstand’s sidewalk patio kept us warm…




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