Whether you’re drinking the night away or casually enjoying a late-night party, coffee is almost always a good choice following New Year’s Eve parties.
So to make your life a little easier, here are some nearby java gems so you can get your “Joe” on after you're done bringing in the new year.
At Zu Coffee, ease into a well-worn, comfortable leather chair in front of the fireplace and enjoy a cup (or two) of your favorite brew. Other than easy mornings, Zu has grown into a common gathering place for mommy events some mornings or support group meetings on others.
Kahve Cafe is tucked into the center of South River Colony Main Street off Mitchell's Chance Road in Edgewater. The owner also caters food, and offers a terrific sampling on his lunch menu. Kahve also has homemade soups that make you want to come back—even if you don't want to go back, your palate will be screaming, "Hey, go back there! We want to taste that again! That was good!"
As far as editor D. Frank Smith is concerned, the best coffee can be found at City Dock Coffee in the Bay Hills Shopping Center in Arnold. The atmosphere is mellow, the drinks are delicious and the cafe becomes a hub for the area on cold winter days.
Both of these locally owned shops can do the trick. One, you can wash your dog next door while you have coffee at the Mutt & Joe. The other, The Big Bean, is a local favorite with many laptops open and conversation flowing along with the great Big Bean Blend.
What did we leave off the list? Share your favorite spot.