“BLACK STARBUCKS” of CHICAGO! Black Owned and Delicious!

I love a great cup of coffee. Can’t wait to visit when I’m in the city.

The Hungry Black Man

outside-sip-and-svor Outside of Sip and Savor @ 5301 S. Hyde Park (Del Prado Building)

As soon as we landed, we needed to get warmed up, and what better place to do that than in a cozy coffee house with delicious hot chocolate, coffee, lattés, and expressos. Sip and Savor is a true hidden gem with unrivaled customer service.  Black people are no stranger to coffee given that the plant itself is AFRICAN!

Coffee originated in Ethiopia, where its popularity was widened by Europeans who became familiar with it during the 11th Century.  The plant itself is quite beautiful with a white blossom that smells like jasmine and a red, cherry-like fruit. Many Europeans felt the plant was a “magical fruit,” which they boiled in water resulting in a concoction that was thought to have medicinal properties.  In certain cases, many of us still feel coffee is magical – transforming us from…

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