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Posts tagged "intelligentsia"
Intelligentsia Logan Square

Intelligentsia Logan Square

Chicago’s Logan Square is now home to one of Intelligentsia’s newest cafes. A low bar with stools sits in the middle of the shop, with sparse white, angular booths at the windows. The back wall is covered with a birds-eye drawing of the neighborhood. The shelves are stocked with magazines. The diner style counter seating...
Intelligentsia Coffee, Highline Hotel NYC

Intelligentsia Coffee, Highline Hotel NYC

Following in the footsteps of Stumptown, which entered the New York market through their swanky cafe at the Ace Hotel, Intelligentsia has just opened their first outpost in the city nestled in the lobby of the High Line Hotel in Chelsea. The space is currently deceptively small, with just a few bars and couches in...
Intelligentsia Venice, Silver Lake, and Pasadena

Intelligentsia Venice, Silver Lake, and Pasadena

What follows is a little photographic ode to Intelli’s California outposts. I took these  around August, 2011, and also earlier this June, 2012. These remain some of the best coffees I’ve had and I always enjoy stopping by when I return home to Los Angeles. I wanted to highlight how unique each location is, each...

Black Cat Espresso

I got a ton of Intelligentsia’s Black Cat espresso in the mail, so I took a bag to my friend’s cafe to play around with. They only have one grinder so I didn’t have much time to play with the grind, but I did have one of my hand mills with me (a Kalita with...
9 Days in LA Part Three: Intelligentsia

9 Days in LA Part Three: Intelligentsia

Last winter I was able to go home to Los Angeles with Claire for a quick 9 day holiday vacation with my family. Here’re some pictures of our visit to Intelligentsia’s Venice and Silver Lake locations. I feel like everyone knows about Intelligentsia already and a review would be redundant, so I’ll just share some...