The other day I went out to find a warm place for a cappuccino and some time to read and I stumbled upon Highlands Cafe on 60th and Vliet Streets, in a small space formerly home to Cafe Caliente.
Inside, I found a friendly employee, lucked into the last open table -- there are only about four -- and a great tasting coffee made with Alterra beans.
As is required in a space this compact, everyone is extremely friendly and the woman working at the counter appeared to know the names and backstories of everyone who walked through the door.
Although I didn't eat there, the place also serves soups, sandwiches, salads and breakfast.
It might not be Caliente anymore, but Highlands Cafe is still a pretty darn warm place to sit and read and drink coffee.
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