Kansas City: Thou Mayest Have A Beer And Muffin With Your Coffee

First, allow me to butcher a little Steinbeck: “…there are millions…who feel predestination in [the phrase] ‘Thou shalt.’ Nothing they may do can interfere with what will be. But ‘Thou mayest’! why, that makes a man great, that gives him stature with the gods, for in his weakness and his filth and his murder of […]

Build Outs Of Summer: Fox In The Snow Cafe, Columbus, Ohio

Columbus, Ohio. The heart of the heart of it all. And where better, in a slowly emerging coffee scene in a town rich with music culture and the tabula rasa of an inspired, creative arts community (and, uh, a Big Ten football team) than to name your coffee shop after an 18-year-old Belle and Sebastian song? […]