Have you ever found yourself driving around downtown, famished, and it's way too late for lunch anywhere? I'm thinking at around 3 or 3:30 in the afternoon, when old standbys like Fate or Matt's Big Breakfast or Pane Bianco aren't even options because they've already closed down for the day. I hate that feeling of having nowhere to go.
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Well, that was me the other day, stressed and hungry and stuck in traffic in the rain. But then it dawned on me: Drip Coffee Lounge serves food all afternoon! Why didn't I think of it sooner?
Drip turned out to be a perfect pitstop. I had a grilled cheese with provolone, and washed it all down with a yummy homemade chocolate egg cream. The extra bonus was its location on 7th Street -- close to downtown, but totally untouched by that pesky light rail construction.