If you didn't already know, Fleur, in Logan Square are the lovely folks that provide us with our weekly arrangements. Well, we asked them real nice-like, and they've again agreed to do a pop-up on Valentine's Day! Grab your daily fix, and snag some pretty things for your sweetie (ps, boys like getting flowers too, just saying). They'll be at our shop from 9am until 3pm on the 14th with pre-made bouquets both loose and in in sweet vases. Thanks, Fluer!
Stop by the shop - whole bean coffee 20% off this Wednesday 12/19! Stock up for the holidays! Impress your folks! Plus, you still get your free drip coffee or espresso with bean purchase! And for you webfolks, shipping is free with checkout coupon FREESHIPPING May I recommend the Guatemala La Bolsa. Yum city.
Graze Magazine, a "food-oriented lit mag dedicated to the food on your mind and the thoughts on your plate" is having their holiday event on December 15th at our shop! These guys are new, and super friendly. Should be a great night replete with holiday food horor stories. We're proving coffee service and some yummy cheese and meat treats by our friends at Marion Street Cheese Market and Smoking Goose. Paper Moon Pastry is bringing by some goodies, too! Oh, best part - it's free! You bring the booze, we'll bring the eggnog.
100 years later, we are almost there. Each day, Gaslight is beginning to look and feel more and more like the cafe we dreamt of. Through this process, the lines between motivated and overly ambitious have been crossed, blurred, and then erased. The terms "labor of love" and "labor of hate" have become one and the same. We set out to build a cafe. We ended up creating a place in which we feel embedded in every nail, tile, brick, and surface. Now, that we're seeing the light at the end of the tunnel, we're able to look back at the entire process and begin to understand how the hell we did this. I speak for Tristan and myself in...