IIRC, the proprietors are from the Trieste area, renowned for the
pioneering coffee work of Dr. Illy. No wonder they pull good shots.
On Aug 1, 2006, at 6:07 PM, Scot Murphy wrote:
IIRC, the proprietors are from =
the Trieste area, renowned for the pioneering coffee work of Dr. Illy. =
No wonder they pull good shots.
On Aug 1, 2006, at 6:07 PM, =
Scot Murphy wrote:
At a time that was otherwise turning out badly, I =
stumbled upon a good coffee shop in Chicago today. This is Istria, =
located under (next to) the Metra/South Shore station at 57th St. in =
Hyde Park. I guess I shouldn't mention the source of their beans, but I =
will say it is the roaster of the freshest beans in all Chicagoland. =
That wouldn't matter, though, if they didn't know how to pull a shot, =
and they did. Given that it was about 10:30AM and already around 90 =
degrees, I opted for an iced latte, and it was flavorful, sweet, and not =
bitter at all. For anyone who happens to be in the area of the Museum of =
Science and Industry, it's a good stop for joe.
Scot "a =
little expensive, but rents are high there" Murphy
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