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May 2017
Military Latte at Sawada Coffee
31
May

Military Latte at Sawada Coffee

Nestled in the front corner of the West Loop’s Green Street Smoked Meats (ironic?), is one of the most unique coffee counters we’ve had the pleasure of walking up to. It’s a café called Sawada Coffee that’s got a super hip Rock & Roll, Americana vibe. We went there with one thing in our sights—the...
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Emerald City Coffee
28
May

Emerald City Coffee Shop

Fun fact: Not a lot of coffee shops in Chicago are open on Sunday. That’s how we came across Emerald City one cold, stir-crazy day earlier this year… We had an itch to leave the apartment and coffee was all the motivation we needed to leave the house. When we got there, we instantly felt...
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24
May

Spiced Black Bean Burgers

Two quintessential aspects of summer are burgers and grilling. Living in an apartment complex, we’re not allowed to have gas or charcoal grills, but an awesome aunt (thanks, Lynn!) gifted us an electric grill when we first moved into our place and it more than does the trick. As soon as the snow melts (and...
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