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Start Your Day at North Shore's Hometown Coffee & Juice

Diti Kohli | August 15, 2019 | Food & Drink


Hometown Coffee & Juice

Relax and fuel up at this chic spot.

THE NAME Captures the homey feel of the downtown Glencoe respite

THE TYPE An inviting neighborhood cafe, doubling as a communal space for bites and conversation

THE FOUNDERS Twenty-year North Shore residents and coffee enthusiasts Julie and Lou Rubin

THE DRINK Arise with a Wake Up! smoothie ($7.50), a blended concoction with dates, apples and espresso.

NO. 1 ON MENU The apple-almond toast ($7), topped with a delectable cinnamon honey drizzle

WHY WE LIKE IT The sunlit sidewalk patio perfectly accompanies the cafe’s modernist interior, casual vibe and scrumptious menu.

BEST ENDING Leave satisfied after a hearty bagel sandwich like the Park Ave Melt ($8.50) with turkey, cheddar and horseradish sauce.

WHERE TO GO 700 Vernon Ave., Glencoe, 847.242.0220,


Photography by: Hometown Coffee & Juice