Every city with any kind of decent public transportation should get one of these: a station coffee map.
This latest trend in coffee cartography began with a Tube station coffee map in London, showing locations of independent coffee shops based on their proximity to Tube stations. Then came the New York subway coffee map (which now includes Brooklyn and Queens!).
Now, courtesy of A Table in the Corner of the Cafe, comes the Chicago El station coffee map. The Table’s Drew Moody would like it to be known that this is merely a beta version, and he encourages suggestions for additional shops in a comment section here. But from the top of the purple line in Wilmette to the bottom of the red line at 95th and the Dan Ryan, this is a good start: