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January 29, 2014

3 Days in Paris is a small, local crepe shop that specializes in making hand-held, street style, sweet and savory crepes.  The journey began in 2008 when I went on a tour of Europe with my family and spent 3 days in Paris. While there we all enjoyed eating crepes on the go while touring the sights. Once back home, I craved those same crepes and began the process of learning to make them in my kitchen.... Read more »

January 7, 2014

Our friends over at Sprudge.com just posted the winners of their Sprudgie Awards, an annual tradition highlighting the best developments in specialty coffee around the world. Each member on their editorial team visited Logan over the past year to experience the unique service style and bar design.... Read more »

November 5, 2013

We knew that our first coffeebar in New York City needed an exceptional bakery program. We were lucky enough to meet Umber Ahmad, baker and founder of Mah-Ze-Dahr Bakery | A Colicchio Discovery.... Read more »

October 30, 2013

We've partnered with Crumb Bread and American Spoon to bring you delicious, fresh and seasonal toast and jam baskets.... Read more »

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October 28, 2013

Intelligentsia is excited to begin serving Seedling Cider at our Broadway, Old Town, Monadnock, and 1871 coffeebars.... Read more »

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October 4, 2013

Coffee Beer — it's a way to start your day, and end it, all at the same time. It's uppers and downers in a glass.

Ten years ago or more, the first coffee beers were undoubtedly stouts and porters — beers with a strong roast character and a charred-bean-like bitterness. Adding coffee to a beer like this seemed almost inevitable. Some of the world's greatest beers, like Three Floyds' Dark Lord and Goose Island's Bourbon County Coffee Stout, are know for turning this art into a science.... Read more »

September 27, 2013

Chicago is our home town. Our six, soon to be seven, Chicago coffeebars are dotted around the city's great neighborhoods, with each designed to be the local option whether it's Logan Square, the Loop or Lakeview.

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August 29, 2013

As of Friday, August 30, 2013. All Intelligentsia locations in Chicago, Los Angeles, and New York will offer a 15% discount on drinks purchased when you come into the shop identifiable as a cyclist.... Read more »

August 16, 2013

This past weekend we added a new drink to the Intelligentsia menu, milkshakes! The Black Cat Shake is a 16oz drink with two full shots of Black Cat Classic and ten and half ounces of Jeni's sweet cream flavored ice cream. The result is a decadent but balanced shake that lets the slight bitterness of espresso come through, but isn't overwhelmed by sweetness.... Read more »

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June 12, 2013

After our recent case studies of Gasoline Alley in New York, and Publican Restaurant here in Chicago, we spoke with Luke and Alexis Shaffer, owners of the wonderful 21st Street Coffee and Tea in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. Luke & Alexis are both engineers by training, and they apply the same exacting standards and attention to detail from that profession to their coffee approach, to the great benefit of the good people of Pittsburgh. Each of their two locations boasts single origin menus and a variety of different brew methods for customers to enjoy.... Read more »