Philadelphia, PA - In Europe, the coffee was first imported to Italy. The trading between Venice merchants and the other country merchants such as North African, Egyptian and Eastern. After the coffee was introduced to the Venetian, the coffee was widely used in Venice and the other countries in Europe. The coffee house was first opened in Italy in 1645.
Philly's Northern Liberties Neighborhood is becoming a very popular neighborhood, with so many new homes being constructed it only makes sense that you’d need a neighborhood coffee shop for friends to converse, read, or work quietly.
For a change, a good cup of coffee would be nice. It does take some time and some energy to find a great cup of gourmet coffee these days. If you do know of a perfect coffee shop, you are one of the lucky ones. But, did you know that you can basically make a nice cup of coffee on your own from home?
Philadelphia, Pa. - Jill Fink moved to the Fairmount area of Philadelphia in 1999. She found that she had no where to sit and chat with her friends and neighbors over a cup of coffee. Back in the day, you could still smoke inside bars (remember that?). She had never worked in the restaurant industry but found herself opening up Mugshots Coffeehouse in June 2004. Originally located at 21st and Fairmount Avenue, the cafe derived its name being across from the Eastern State Penitentiary and even was decorated like inside Al Capone’s cell (complete with tasseled lampshades and Oriental rugs).