Imagine this: you wake up in the morning, get ready for work, and head out the door. On your way to the office you make a quick stop at your neighborhood coffee house, where the baristas know your name and the fact that you like a blueberry muffin with your daily cup of joe. Sound nice? Well, you can make it your reality by becoming a regular at Baltimore’s Patterson Perk.
This popular, locally-owned coffee shop is a favorite among coffee aficionados, thanks to its commitment to brewing only organic, fair-trade beans that are roasted right here in the city. If you have a bit of time when you visit, consider ordering something to eat. At breakfast, the bagel sandwiches are very popular, and they’re filled with your choice of egg, cheese, sausage, bacon, or ham. During lunch, panini-style sandwiches reign supreme. Order yourself a classic BLT, or keep it meat-free with baby bella mushrooms, caramelized onions, and smoky gouda on rye.