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“Tea Cup Cafe is a small place with a big heart hiding on Woodside Avenue. A true gem of the Thai coffee shop scene in Elmhurst. I've paid visits more times than I can count on both hands, and consistently find myself ordering the iced matcha latte every single time. While you're at it, opt for the condensed milk toast or one of the numerous artisan cupcakes and macarons. The atmosphere is pleasant and comfortable, having wooden stools and small tables good for small groups or solo if you're just heading out for a quick sugar fix. During cooler days I've noticed the staff providing outdoor seating as well. If you are a foodie, I highly recommend Tea Cup Cafe! - CASH ONLY”
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“to get you started in the morning we have the starbucks right next to the train station”
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“This Filipino restaurant takes traditional Filipino styles and flavors and spins them into authentic, edgy foods. It’s both authentic and nontraditional, made for for their own community, not tourists. Try the sisig, a sizzling plate of pork parts, and the pandan ice cream. Filipino restaurants are easy and unintimidating for English-speaking guests because English is one of the two official languages of the Philippines.”
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“There are a couple momo trucks in this area. All great, and only $5 for a tray of eight (ten if you get vegetarian momos!).”
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“They have 1 spicy beef noodle soups on the menu, and it happens to be the best I've ever had. As you know I grew up in Taiwan the land of beef noodles soups, so that's saying something!! Kulu did it right! Highly Recommend you take the Q58 out there, about 30min. But then also take a 10min walk from here to pick up some frozen buns at Yi Mei Bakery (see next restaurant in guidebook!!)”
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