Emerald City Coffee

Emerald City Coffee is located underneath the Sheridan Redline stop at 3938 North Sheridan Road. I went to meet up with a friend who lives in the area. I ordered a cup of their ginger peach tea and they offered me one bag or two.   I got one since I don't like my tea [...]

Simply Fresh Cafe & Juice Bar

Simply Fresh Cafe & Juice Bar is located at 150 North Michigan Avenue. Located across from Millennium Park this small cafe offers an interesting variety of breakfast and lunch foods from soup and sandwiches to bibimbap (a traditional Korean mixed rice dish. I'm unsure whether or not it's always there or not since it was premade in little [...]

The Book Cellar

The Book Cellar is an independent bookstore located at 4736 North Lincoln Avenue in Lincoln Square. The Book Cellar is another one of those bookshops my department talks about a lot. They tend to be the bookstore selling books at author events, especially ones at Storyweek. I went with a friend to just check it [...]


There are a couple Dollop coffee shops in Chicago. The one I went to was located at 345 East Ohio Street. Dollop is a cafe that offers a nice variety of food (mostly sandwiches), pies and sweets along with coffee and tea.  Their pies are from Hoosier Mama Pie Company. They have a seasonal menu and I [...]