Tamper Cafe – Medford, MA

Tamper is a Tufts University hangout located right next to campus. This coffee shop has a full food menu and also serves beer and wine. While I am sure once it is later in the day it gets a bit louder, this cafe was really quiet when I went with my friend on a summer…

Proper Bagel- Nashville, TN

As a coffee lover it can also be tough sometimes to be a brunch lover as well. Do I chose a restaurant based on its coffee or its food? The worst is feeling like you have to choose one or the other, but Proper Bagel, located near Belmont University it Nashville, has solved this problem….

Dose Coffee and Tea – Nashville, TN

Dose holds a special place in my heart as one of my favorite coffee shops. Not only does this spot have a homey feel, but it also has tasty pour overs and great espresso drinks. Starting off, Dose provides a great deal of seating that is open making you feel like you are enjoying your cup…

3 Little Figs – Somerville, MA

3 Little Figs is a tiny cafe that constantly has a big crowd. This coffee shop is quaint and elegant, perfect for meeting up with friends. I went on a weekday morning and  lines were consistently out the door. Despite the amount of people, customers did not turn away to leave. I could sense how…

Grand Opening: Barista Parlor x Germantown- Nashville, TN

The newest member of the Barista Parlor family had its soft opening this weekend offering free coffee, donuts, and biscuit sandwiches. As you may imagine, lines were out the door for most of the day as many of the local coffee lovers came together to experience the newest Barista Parlor cafe. Despite the large crowd, service…

Padoca do Mani- São Paulo, SP, Brazil

From the moment I arrived at Padoca do Mani last Sunday morning, I fell in love with the tiny bakery/coffee shop.  Mostly known for their various types of breads and their coffee, this place was packed all morning. Padoca do Mani is the place to be for brunch. It has a really cool atmosphere, colorful…

Paris 6- São Paulo, SP, Brazil

Yesterday I learned why Paris 6 is the hot spot to be for brunch on the weekends in São Paulo.  The brunch buffet options were delicious and varied from pastries, to fruit, to juice, to eggs, to crepes. Before I went to grab my coffee, my friend said to me, “You are not going to…

The Danish Pastry House-Medford, MA

Located right by the Tufts University campus, The Danish Pastry House is a pretty minimalistic coffee shop that is quite popular amongst people in the area.  This coffee shop is one of the places I consider people sacrificing coffee for food.  The coffee is not bad, it just is not anything outstanding.  The lattes are good…

Area Four-Kendall Square, Cambridge, MA

Area Four is definitely the trendiest brunch location in Kendall Square.  This popular spot near MIT, is part-cafe, part-restaurant, part-bar.  This place is great whether you want a quick cup of coffee or to sit and chat with friends. The latte was pretty good, but not one of the best I’ve had.  The espresso was…