While I love drinking coffee at home, there's something special about going to a café. Not only does someone else make your drink for you (Yes! I can order espresso!), but you get to sit and enjoy the café ambience. The hum of people talking and music playing can be addictive. In fact, it can even be productive. (For those who work better under the sounds of a café, there's a website for that called Coffitivity, which recreates the ambient sounds of a café.)
But beyond sound, what else makes a café special? Your surroundings. Here are nine good ideas for your own kitchen from great cafes.