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Coffee Shops in Chicago, IL


Delivery or Pickup from Steingold's
Delivery or Pickup from Steingold's

Near North Side 3.4 mi
$0
Delivery or Pickup from L'Ours Bakery Cafe
Delivery or Pickup from L'Ours Bakery Cafe

Near West Side 1.5 mi
$0
Delivery or Pickup from True Food Kitchen
Delivery or Pickup from True Food Kitchen

Near North Side 3.2 mi
(2676)
$0
Delivery or Pickup from Te'amo Boba Bar
Delivery or Pickup from Te'amo Boba Bar

Hyde Park 4.6 mi
(28)
$0
Delivery or Pickup from Ca Phe Da
Delivery or Pickup from Ca Phe Da

Lower West Side 0.6 mi
(103)
$0
Delivery or Pickup from Cafe Ballou
Delivery or Pickup from Cafe Ballou

Ukrainian Village 3.9 mi
$0
Pickup from Cafe El Meson
Pickup from Cafe El Meson

Brighton Park 4.0 mi
(8)
$0
Delivery or Pickup from Tropikava Kafe
Delivery or Pickup from Tropikava Kafe

East Ukrainian Village 3.8 mi
(5)
$0
Delivery or Pickup from Cafe Press
Delivery or Pickup from Cafe Press

The Loop 1.8 mi
$0
Delivery or Pickup from All Together Now
Delivery or Pickup from All Together Now

Ukrainian Village 3.5 mi
(4)
$0
Delivery or Pickup from Back of the Yards <strong>Coffee</strong> Co
Delivery or Pickup from Back of the Yards Coffee Co

The Chicago University 3.2 mi
(10)
$0
Delivery or Pickup from Stan's Donuts
Delivery or Pickup from Stan's Donuts

The Loop 1.7 mi
$0
Delivery or Pickup from Brett's Kitchen
Delivery or Pickup from Brett's Kitchen

Near North Side 3.2 mi
$0
Pickup from Sip 22 <strong>Coffee</strong> Lounge and Creperie
Pickup from Sip 22 Coffee Lounge and Creperie

West Side 2.5 mi
(1)
$0
Delivery or Pickup from Chicago Bagel Authority - Belmont
Delivery or Pickup from Chicago Bagel Authority - Belmont

Lakeview 6.2 mi
(68)
$0
Delivery or Pickup from Snow Dragon Shavery & Yogurt
Delivery or Pickup from Snow Dragon Shavery & Yogurt

North Side 5.5 mi
(12)
$0
Delivery or Pickup from PTCi Cafe
Delivery or Pickup from PTCi Cafe

North Austin 7.1 mi
(9)
$0
Delivery or Pickup from Bru Chicago
Delivery or Pickup from Bru Chicago

Wicker Park 4.4 mi
(30)
$0
Pickup from Julius Meinl Cafe
Pickup from Julius Meinl Cafe

Lakeview 6.8 mi
(208)
$0
Pickup from beeZzee Fresh Food on Wabash
Pickup from beeZzee Fresh Food on Wabash

The Loop 2.2 mi
$0
Delivery or Pickup from Robust <strong>Coffee</strong> Lounge
Delivery or Pickup from Robust Coffee Lounge

Woodlawn 5.6 mi
$0
Delivery or Pickup from Chicago Bagel Authority - Armitage
Delivery or Pickup from Chicago Bagel Authority - Armitage

Ranch Triangle 4.7 mi
(66)
$0
Delivery or Pickup from Fairgrounds Cafe
Delivery or Pickup from Fairgrounds Cafe

Widker Park 4.5 mi
(203)
$0
Delivery from Stan's Donuts Erie
Delivery from Stan's Donuts Erie

Near North Side 3.4 mi
(339)
$0
Delivery or Pickup from Heritage Bicycles General Store
Delivery or Pickup from Heritage Bicycles General Store

Lakeview 6.0 mi
(26)
$0
Delivery or Pickup from Red June
Delivery or Pickup from Red June

Bucktown 5.0 mi
$0
Delivery or Pickup from Morgan Street Cafe
Delivery or Pickup from Morgan Street Cafe

Near West Side 2.1 mi
(65)
$0
Delivery from Stan's Donuts Damen
Delivery from Stan's Donuts Damen

Widker Park 4.4 mi
$0
Delivery or Pickup from Coronas <strong>Coffee</strong> Shop
Delivery or Pickup from Coronas Coffee Shop

North Side 7.2 mi
(244)
$0
Delivery or Pickup from Dollop Diner
Delivery or Pickup from Dollop Diner

Far North Side 8.6 mi
(614)
$0

Groupon Guide

Five Reasons Small Coffee Roasters Don’t Do Direct Trade

Shannon Steele with Head Roaster Joshua Millman and Creative and Operations Manager John Mook at Passion House HQ.

From stalwarts like Intelligentsia (multiple locations) to newcomers like La Colombe (955 W. Randolph St., 1552 N. Damen Ave.), it seems like all the roasters in Chicago are crowing about their direct-trade coffee. Direct trade means that the roasters purchase raw beans straight from the farmers, without going through middleman brokers or certification organizations such as Fair Trade USA. (It also means they get to post envy-inducing travel photos to their Instagram accounts.) Proponents say that direct trade means more profits for farmers as well as more carefully calibrated flavors in the final cup.

But not everyone’s on board. Shannon Steele of Passion House Coffee (2021 W. Fulton Ave.), for one. “Direct trade when you are a small roaster, like us, [is] hard,” the roaster, green buyer, and trainer told us over email.

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