Experience Chicago’s Unique Café Culture

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If coffee is what gets you out the door, tea is what helps you unwind after a long day’s work. Sure, it’s easier to make your brew from your Chicago apartment, but some days you might want to treat yourself. These five rooms to get tea to go in Chicago will give you the perfect opportunity to sample the top worldwide beverage. Just make sure to mask up and social distance, while you pick up your cup of tea to go!


Superkhana International is not only famous for their Indian cuisine, but they also serve up a delicious chai, perfect for winter afternoons. Now it is easier than ever to bring comforting flavors into your home by either ordering online or driving by the pickup window.


Chicago’s Chiya Chai Cafe boasts one of the most expansive chai programs in the world. Ingredients are sourced directly from India, Nepal, and other regions, giving you an authentic taste trip. Chiya Chai Café doesn’t only offer chai but is also known for serving authentic dishes, including Samosa Chaat and Hot Curry Wings


Oromo Café specializes in blended beverages and light fare while catering to the vegan community of Chicago.  They also offer a variety of plant-based milks and gluten-free vegan pastries to include everyone in the café culture. No doubt about it, Oromo is the place to go when you’re looking for an alternative to Starbucks. 


Vietnamese coffee culture is where it is at and Cà Phê Dá is the place to experience it. Sip a mug of Cà Phê Sữa Đá (Vietnamese iced coffee) while enjoying a plate of Caramelized Fish Sauce Fries. Check this spot off your bucket list today! 

Try something new by patronizing these five cafés and eateries. We promise you won’t regret finding the perfect cup of tea to go in Chicago. Craving some freshly baked cookies to go along with your beverage? Check out our blog where you will find the best places to find dessert. Interested in scheduling a tour of our apartments? Don’t hesitate to contact us. We would love to show you everything our community has to offer. 

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