Thankfully, we've found one such spot that's now open for the daylight crowd.
Welcome to The Coffee Bar at h.wood—a magical place where your coffee options include espresso poured into a chocolate-drizzled Guinness.
Pull out your best last-night-was-a-really-good-night shades and wind your way into the indoor-outdoor sprawl of purple armchairs, beat-up leather couches and the occasional empty birdcage. You've got plenty of choices—the Coffee Bar has taken over the whole first level.
During the week, things will be mellower—think coffee and a Yoghurt Parfait over your low-key morning meeting. Lunch will start innocently (turkey club, honey-lavender ice cream from the farmer's market), but you might find yourself lingering over Sage Caipirinhas, Basil Mojitos and the aforementioned beer-caffeine bomb—officially called the h.wood Special. Suddenly it's 4pm.
Come Saturday, you'll find a raucous, DJ-fueled boozy brunch party. It's kind of like the nighttime scene—an eclectic, industry-heavy-but-it's-no-big-thing house party hosted by Loyal Pennings, John Terzian and Brian Toll—but with just one difference…