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DavidsTea Giveaway

November 25, 2013
David's Tea for the Tree
by:
Kit Graham

Tea is the new way to caffeinate, and with over 150 flavors to try at DavidsTea, this trend is here to stay. On a recent trip to the Armitage St. location, I taste-tested selections from their new Holiday and Winter collections, and stocked up on my all time favorite tea: Cream of Earl Grey. DavidsTea started in Canada in 2008, and has since expanded to 107 stores throughout the United States and Canada. There are currently three DavidsTea locations in Chicago, one in Lincoln Park on Armitage St., one in Lakeview on Southport Ave., and another on Damen Ave. in Bucktown. You can pop in for a cup of hot or iced …  Read more

Play Hard in the Goldcoast

Find Chicago's Finest in the Goldcoast

February 19, 2013

I work hard, play hard and sleep soundly in the Goldcoast. All of my hard work, play dates and slumber constantly drives me into the best of my neighborhood establishments for libations and refueling…not to mention just a good old fashioned time in general. I have a passion for good food and drink but along with that comes my insatiable craving for aesthetically pleasing environments. I can safely say when it comes to establishments in the Goldcoast, I am an expert. I have tried it all. If you are available tonight, I will personally show you to my favorites, or if you have four minutes now, I will run down my …  Read more

Dollop

Pull a Seat Up at the (Coffee) Bar

July 3, 2009

It’s not a “bar” in the sense that they don’t serve booze or fried finger food and they don’t stay open until the wee a.m. hours. And it’s definitely not a “scene” in that high-heeled, lines around the block, big ole’ bouncers and thumping Beyonce kind of way. What it does do is serve some of the best coffee in the city, fresh pastries, even better pies, and opens in the wee a.m. hours. What makes it a scene is the hip, young neighborhood crowd that flocks here in droves, the super cool staff (who all look like they just strolled off the pages of an Urban Outfitter catalogue), the …  Read more