Baker & Nosh (Wilson at Malden) has internet access, great coffee, good food, and nice bathrooms. It doesn’t have as many electrical outlets as I wish it did, but I recommend logging on here nonetheless – especially when the patio’s open. The patio’s nicer than anything else you’ll find in Uptown.
A Starbucks cafe on 47th and Cicero in Archer Heights has all the coffee, co-working, study space, and internet access that your hard-working ass could hope for. Read this review.
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miLam taste test of Chicago-based Firehouse mild, pepper, and hot jerky and beef sticks: thumbs up.
Martha Stewart’s coming over, and you polished off your croquembouche this morning for breakfast. All you’ve got is some Red Velvet brownies that are too dry to serve. Or maybe some leftover cheesecake. Well, fret no more. You can improvise a triple-chocolate trifle with whipped cream, pudding, and a little bit of cream cheese. Don’t tell her that you melted your chocolate in the microwave, though, or she’ll pack her bags and split.
Looking for a cafe with internet access? Do a little co-working or studying using the wireless internet at the Starbucks on the corner of Magnolia and Wilson, in Uptown (Sheridan Park) Chicago. There are plenty of outlets. When you’re done with your log-on, unplug and head over to Baker & Nosh to grab a bite.
Retired Chicago firefighter Bernie Volk makes his Firehouse jerky and beef sticks with a controlled smoking process. They make a great snack.
Thick and Chunky Tomato Soup stems from an improvisation that used leftover ingredients such as bacon, red wine, and Newman’s Own Sockarooni pasta sauce. It’s an easy, flexible recipe.