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City Cafe’, Pittsburgh, PA
Date December 1, 2015
Author Chef Chuck

City Cafe'

City Cafe’

 

Although there is an abundance of coffee shops in the east end, there were none in Edgewood- until recently. A few months ago, City Café opened at 106 East Swissvale Avenue.

 

I stopped in on a Tuesday afternoon to catch up on some paperwork, and was greeted by the barista/owner. I asked for a small coffee, and dug into my work. Instead of serving me some Joe from a pre-brewed pot, he poured two shots of espresso into a mug, and added hot water. I had never had coffee prepared this way- it was excellent. The shots were strong, and the added water really bloomed the oils in the rich blend.

 

Fresh Brewed Coffee

Fresh Brewed Coffee

 

City Cafe' Interior

City Cafe’ Interior

 

The owner and I engaged in small talk, as I tried to complete my work. Prior to opening in the Edgewood/Swissvale area, he operated his shop in the city. I’m not sure what opted him to move, and I didn’t ask.

 

In addition to a large variety of coffee drinks, City Café also serves fresh fruit nectars, muffins and pastries, and ice cream.

 

City Café is a welcoming spot. The coffee served at this small café is excellent, and I’m sure the owner would appreciate an increase in business. If you have a hankering for some quality brew, give City Café a try, and help support small, locally owned businesses.

 

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