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Heritage Bicycles – Chicago

Heritage- Chicago

Lakeview: 2959 N. Lincoln Ave| Chicago, IL 60657  Uptown: 1325 W Wilson Ave | Chicago, IL

Hours:

Monday- Sunday 7:00 am – 7:00 pm

Whether you come to fix your gears or grab a latte, the family culture of Heritage Bicycle will give you the feeling of home in a bustling city. The vintage-inspired bike café displays handcrafted bicycles with a full service bike repair shop. As you enjoy a seasonal pastry with a strong sip coffee, helmeted guests will walk their bicycles straight through the coffee shop to have their bike repaired.  Committed to a strong belief in eco-friendly transportation and local manufacturing, Heritage Bicycles proudly combines the two concepts that really go hand in hand: coffee and bikes. Read more

Smashed Avocado Toast

smashed avocado toast

When I moved in Savannah, GA naturally one of my biggest worries wasn’t moving halfway across the country, but was making sure that I lived walking distance from a coffee shop. My spot was called Collins Quarters. The open, airy, and modern space was the perfect environment to read and write.

Not only is the Mocha Lavender Latte unbelievable, but Collins Quarters actually has some of my most favorite dishes in Savannah.  My favorite dish, that I still crave till this day, is their Smashed Avocado Toast with a poached egg. On two slices of crispy thick sourdough, the creaminess of the avocado and poached egg is cut by the freshness of the heirloom tomatoes and pepperiness of the radishes. Read more

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