Give yourself over to the masters behind the brew bar, where baristas—who look too cool but are actually helpful—serve seasonal, single-origin brews. Want soothing? Try a creamy cocoa flavor from Colombia. Upbeat? A recent Guatemalan harvest drops big red apple notes. We also like to get caffeine crunk with the Americola: the cafe’s own espresso blend on ice, mixed with a bottle of Mexican Coke. Multiple locations, octanecoffee.com
This article originally appeared in our December 2014 issue.