Courtesy of Intelligentsia Coffee & Tea

Intelligentsia Coffee & Tea: Chicago

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This jewel on the ground floor of The Loop’s historic Monadnock
Building is the most old-world branch of Intelligentsia (one of three in
Chicago)—even the baristas look like period pieces with their vests, ties, and
interesting facial hair. The shop has outstanding single-origin and coffee
blends bought directly from the growers.

Local Knowledge: Intelligentsia sells coffees only
when at their seasonal peak. Which means that remarkable Kenyan Maywal you
enjoyed a few months ago might not be available. —Wayne Curtis

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Intelligentsia Coffee & Tea: Chicago

This jewel on the ground floor of The Loop’s historic Monadnock
Building is the most old-world branch of Intelligentsia (one of three in
Chicago)—even the baristas look like period pieces with their vests, ties, and
interesting facial hair. The shop has outstanding single-origin and coffee
blends bought directly from the growers.

Local Knowledge: Intelligentsia sells coffees only
when at their seasonal peak. Which means that remarkable Kenyan Maywal you
enjoyed a few months ago might not be available. —Wayne Curtis

Courtesy of Intelligentsia Coffee & Tea

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