Chocolate Birthday Baileys Surprise Cake, is a Dutch-process, hot water chocolate, four-layer cake with an espresso-laced Baileys filling and a triple cream (sour, cheese, whipping) frosting. Buttermilk makes it rich, oil (rather than butter) makes it moist, and dark, dark cocoa gives it its profound flavor.
Everybody’s Coffee, an Uptown Chicago café, makes a drink with espresso and Coke that they call “The Vader.” It has a caffeine punch that will awaken the force in you.
Bearded aliens are barista-ing a Chicago café! It’s every speciesist’s worst nightmare! Details at 11. (In the meantime, stay away from Humboldt Park and stay far away from Star Lounge! They’re putting dark matter into their coffee!)
Do you ever wonder what happened to The Jesus People? They’re alive and well, and among other things, they run Everybody’s Coffee on Wilson Ave in Uptown Chicago. “Everybody’s” is an oasis of interesting espresso drinks and excellent WIFI in an ever-shrinking “JJ Peppers” kind of hood. It’s quickly become one of my favorite coffeehouses. It a good example of the change taking place in this neighborhood.