New coffee shops
Which of these 11 new java spots is the nerdiest?
Coffee nerdery Low. Basic espresso drinks, no nerdery involved
Food ambitiousness High. The place bakes its own cakes and takes pride in its crêpes—only a small part of its extensive soup-salad-sandwich menu.
How long do you want to spend here? If you’re into the aesthetic—it’s kind of like a Greek grandmother’s living room in here—you may want to linger a little. If not, you’ll leave as soon as you’ve finished your food. 1250 S Michigan Ave (312-322-0400).