Hardboiled Coffee, with its shelves of pulp magazines and walls of long forgotten film noir, is only the latest addition to a neighborhood that’s unafraid to wear its history on its sleeves.
by Rachel Lazar •
A trip to CafÃ© 57–the coffee shop formerly known as the 57th Street Istria–is personal, both for the customers and the workers. Co-owner and manager Belinda Lipscomb, a bubbly native South Sider and former Starbucks barista, greets one customer, “Hey babe, how you doing?”
by John Thompson •
Nothing better demonstrates the impact of coffee on society than numbers. Here are some to contemplate: Coffee is the second-most traded commodity (by volume) in the world after oil. Americans consume seventeen gallons per capita annually. 647,000 tons of coffee…