Intelligentsia is a nice café, and for north Chicago probably the most similar in personality to the old
The espresso was good and while I would return if in the neighborhood, it did have a harshness that undermined my overall enjoyment. This harshness is too common in U.S. espresso
3123 N. Braodway St.
opening at Sunset Junction (3922 Sunset Blvd.) at some point this summer
* “We are absolutely stoked beyond exuberance to report that the Chicago-based Intelligentsia Coffee is slated to initiate what EaterLA is calling their "West Coast domination" at an outpost in the Sunset Junction part of Silverlake in April.” Lindsay William-Ross of LAist.com.