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Chicago Innovators: ‘Start something’ is the motto of Ravenswood coffee shop and business incubator

Owner Francis Almeda standing outside of Side Practice Coffee.

Maria Meade

Chicago Innovators: ‘Start something’ is the motto of Ravenswood coffee shop and business incubator

Side Practice Coffee opened in the summer of 2020 to a line out the door waiting to try its ube drinks and treats. The coffee shop serves as a side passion project for the owner, and has hosted dozens of people who have held a pop-up in the space.

For our weekly series “Chicago Innovators,” Reset learns more about the coffee shop and business incubator.

GUEST: Francis Almeda, owner and founder of Side Practice Coffee

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