The most beloved sip from this Oakland-born chain is, of all things, a NOLA-inspired roast reminiscent of a café au lait from the Big Easy’s Cafe Du Monde. It’s cold-brewed for 12 hours with fragrant chicory, then laced with organic cane sugar and milk—a creation sweet and rich enough to turn any coffee purist. Various locations. $4.
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