Archive | January 2009
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I tried not to make a big deal of it but, for those that didn’t happen by this morning, it was my last regular shift at the Unicorn. If this is news to you, know that it all happened quite suddenly, but know also that I will definitely not be a stranger, nor have I […]
The Unicorn Cafe strives to be eco-conscious; we recycle and take steps to minimize waste. Here are some things You as our customer can do to help us in our effort to be more Green. Tip 1: Bring your own travel mug to the cafe. We give a ten cent discount to everyone who brings […]
A lovely NYT article that will hopefully get you all to buy that third, fourth, or fifth cup of coffee. Come get (not) crazy at the Unicorn!
Well thank you so much to everyone that came on Tuesday; the tv may not have been 100%, but it was so awesome to be able to witness Obama’s inauguration together at the Unicorn. Special thanks to Steve, who played MC and provided us with the television the very day I gave up hope that […]
I am often asked where we get all the Unicorns displayed in the Cafe. They did not come from a secret magical chest bestowed upon me at birth. They came from You and it certainly adds to the charm of the cafe. A surprising number of people own Unicorn statues or pictures they didn’t even […]
Come watch the inauguration of Barack Obama live at the Unicorn this coming Tuesday. It all starts 9am and goes until about 11. See you there!
So I am an avid reader of food blogs and after skimming through 101 cookbook’s entry about her trip to Portland, I had a recovered memory of a food-blogger taking a photo of Tracie and I at the Unicorn to post online. I did the ‘ol google search and after scrolling past all the yelps […]
I am wondering if customers think that they will eat bagels chips. In the past at the Unicorn (the past meaning 2007), we used to make bagel chips (sometimes herby, sometimes sweet). Now that I have returned to the Unicorn, I notice that there are no longer bagel chips on the counter. I made them […]
Become a fan of the Unicorn on facebook. All the cool kids are doing it. http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#/pages/Evanston-IL/Unicorn-Cafe/57904294536 Thanks to Eric for putting up old school photos
Hi everyone, Zac here. First, I’d like to give a shout-out to Val for setting up this blog and for being an all-around class act. Mad props too to Tracie, for providing us Unicorns with gainful employment, a gorgeous new floor and those life-affirming intangibles such as dressing up like Chassity Goodfellow the Espresso-Slingin’ Pilgrim […]