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Chicago’s Essential Coffee Shops

NLRB: Starbucks Illegally Fired a Chicago Barista For Union Organizing

A Premier Indie Coffee Roaster Goes Big With an All-Day Cafe in Avondale

Starbucks Workers Claim Chicago Shop’s Closure Is Union Retaliation

A Brewpub and Coffee Roaster That Hires Homeless Veterans Is Coming to Pullman

An Indian Mexican Tasting Menu Restaurant With an All-Day Cafe and Cocktail Bar Is Coming

A Pandemic-Born Vietnamese Coffee Brand to Open Its First Cafe in Chicago

Intelligentsia Coffee’s Chicago Cafe Workers Vote to Unionize

Intelligentsia Coffee Employees File Petition to Unionize Chicago Roastery and Cafes

Bartender-Loathed Summer Festival Draws More Controversy

Chicago’s Only Theater Bookstore and Cafe Will Soon Take the Stage

NLRB Hands Colectivo Coffee Workers a Definitive Union Win

A Restaurateur Downsizes to a Wine and Sake Shop in Lincoln Square

Violence Breaks Out at Wieners Circle and McDonald’s Over Mask and Vax Policies

A Southern-Style Cafe and Diner Opens in Hyde Park With Menu From Renowned Chicago Pitmaster

A Black-Owned Coffee Company Takes Root on Chicago’s West Side

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The Starbucks Union Push Arrives in Chicago

A Loop cafe becomes the first Starbucks in the Midwest to join the growing labor organizing effort

Chicago’s Vaccine Mandate at Bars and Restaurants Goes Into Effect

A Vegan Deep-Dish Pizza Trailblazer to Move from Lakeview to Logan Square

How Starbucks and Colectivo Coffee Workers Rode a New Wave of Labor Organizing

Protein Bar’s Founder to Open a River North Cafe in Former 3 Greens Market

As COVID-19 Cases Creep Up, Chicago’s Mask Mandate Will Remain for Restaurants and Bars

Oprah Names a Chicago Meal Kit and Food Tech Company to her 2021 Favorite Things List

A Very Millennial Coffee Roaster Plans to Open a Cafe in Lakeview

Chicago Bartenders Quit Summer Smash Festival After Fans Storm Bar Tent

Arami Owner Plans New Bottle Shop Cafe for Lincoln Square

An Auburn-Gresham Coffeeshop Delivers Serious Food and Drink for the Community

Colectivo Coffee Workers Form America’s Largest Cafe Union

Starbucks to Close Princi Bakery Bars in Chicago and Seattle

After a Decade Working on the North Side, a Bronzeville Couple Opens a Cafe Near Home

This Chicago Cub Liked His Coffee So Much That He Invested in the Company

Mental Health Organization Hope For The Day Removes Founder As Allegations Mount