Local Cuban Cafe, Chi Chi’s Cafe, Closing Doors

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Chi Chi’s Cafe On Sunday, July 12, 2020, local Cuban cafe, Chi Chi’s Cafe, announced via Facebook that they would be closing their doors effective Monday, July 13, 2020, due to the “COVID storm.” The subsequent fallout of COVID-19, staffing challenges, delivery partner fees, and revenue drop are among some of the reasons that the owners, Rafael and Donna Diaz, … Continue reading Local Cuban Cafe, Chi Chi’s Cafe, Closing Doors

Round Up of Coffee Shops in Tallahassee

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Paper Fox Coffee From classic Tallahassee coffee shops, to lesser-known coffee havens, this round up of coffee shops in town is for all local coffee lovers. Here is a list, in no particular order, of coffee shops here in town. RedEye Coffee — Stop by their Midtown location at 1122 Thomasville Road, their Capital Circle location at 1196 Capital Circle … Continue reading Round Up of Coffee Shops in Tallahassee

Chi Chi’s Café Truly Brings the 305 to the 850

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Chi Chi’s Café When approaching Chi Chi’s Café, the upbeat sound of Latin music immediately fills your ears, the smell of guava wafts through the air and meets you on the doorstep, and you are instantly transported to another place and time—and you should be, given that Chi Chi’s was founded by Miami transplants Rafel and Donna “Chi Chi” Diaz. … Continue reading Chi Chi’s Café Truly Brings the 305 to the 850

Top 4 Brunch Spots in Tallahassee

By Cristi McKee | Photo: Canopy Road Cafe Brunch is all the rage right now, with good reason! Fortunately for Tallahassee residents, this city has several top-notch brunch spots. Check them out! Maple Street Biscuit Company — For brunch here, Maple Street Biscuit Company’s hash brown cake, a “cake” made of shredded hash browns, stuffed with gouda cheese, and topped with chives, is a must-try. … Continue reading Top 4 Brunch Spots in Tallahassee