Chow Bella

Even when you don't need caffeine...

I like their lattes, but Drip fixes up some mighty fine munchies, too

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.

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.

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Michele Laudig
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