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The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

A circle logo. The bottom says “Plant Shop Evanston.” Above it is two plants and an orange dot, resembling a sun.

Backlot Coffee to close coffee service at Sherman Ave. location, open plant shop in its place

May 27, 2021

From beans to greens, Backlot Coffee is transforming. The cafe will end its coffee service at its Sherman Ave. location this Sunday and transition the space into a plant shop, the business announced Monday. Owners...

Brainstorm: The Buzz Behind Caffeine

Brainstorm: The Buzz Behind Caffeine

October 15, 2020

How much caffeine is too much caffeine? Brainstorm spoke to the experts to find out (and drank copious amounts of coffee while doing so). NEYA THANIKACHALAM: Hi everyone! Long time, no listen. Sorry...

Backlot Coffee’s opened a new location on Sherman Avenue on Monday, Oct. 21. This is the shop’s third retail location.

Backlot blends coffee and kindness at its new Sherman Avenue location

October 30, 2019

Almost overnight, Other Brother Coffee Bar closed up shop at 1549 Sherman Ave. and handed the keys over to Backlot Coffee. Backlot moved in on a Friday, making minor adjustments like changing the logo...

The future location of Amanecer Breakfast Tacos, 512 Main St. Co-founder Ana Vela said the storefront will open in four to six weeks and is the first step to creating a franchise.

Popular taco food truck to open restaurant on Main Street this fall

September 7, 2017

Amanecer Breakfast Tacos will begin selling tacos in a permanent storefront in four to six weeks and is on its way to building a Chicago area franchise. Ana Vela, co-founder of Amanecer — a food truck...

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