is one of those hip hangouts where it's worth nursing a coffee for two hours. The walls are covered in local art (everything from abstract butterflies to realistic portraits), and there are tons of windows for people-watching. There's also a shaded patio outside, but who wants to sit outside in the heat when it smells so good inside?
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One whiff of the heady roasts brewing at Urban Bean is enough to wake you up, but for a real energy boost, we recommend the double espresso.
The double espresso looks like a thick, dark syrup, with a layer of caramel-colored froth on top. It smells very potent, and one could probably just inhale the aroma for a decent buzz.
This isn't a drink big on taste -- unless you like the taste of mud-like coffee -- so we recommend downing it in one shot, and chasing it with some water. Then, you'll be ready to run a marathon, or at least run circles around your cubicle.