992 N. Highland Ave.
404-607-1300 and other locations http://www.auroracoffee.com
With corporate competition creeping up on every corner, it's great to know you can still get a convenient mom-and-pop cup of Joe. Aurora prides itself on individual batch roasts that bring out the natural flavors of the beans. Go 'round the world with Aurora's vast selection -- your choice of Costa Rican, Ethiopian Harrar, Sumatra or French coffees, to name just a few. That's not including blends and organic options. "I've had coffee and espresso drinks in every fucking state and in parts of Europe and there's nothing that tastes like it or gives me quite the same caffeine high. It sends you into a very pleasant orbit. I also like Aurora because I like hanging out with disenfranchised homeless people, says one reader. Best of all, you don't have to know how to pronounce grande