Stable Coffee belongs to a tattoo parlor that’s been here since the beginning of the m50 days, more than a decade ago. It’s a family business: the husband does tattoos while the wife makes coffee. She likes coffee, so she makes you a pretty nice cup using a local roast for a staggeringly low 20rmb. There is absolutely no space for anything commercial here, coffee is always made in to-go cups but there are tables inside and you can spend as long as you want here; there are sockets and WiFi, too. There is a punching-bag hanging off the ceiling, and if someone is being inked in the back room you might hear sighs and moans.
Spread The Bagel and CinnaSwirl have come together in holy matrimony to create something special; a downtown cafe at which you can get a Tobiko Salmon Squid-Ink Umami Bagel for your lunch, then one of CinnaSwirl's famous cinnamon bun-flavoured ice...
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