May 21, 2014

Corvid's Cafe Serves Quintessential Cafe Fare on the South Side

Named after a family of birds that includes the magpie (Magdalena’s nickname), Corvid’s is the quintessential corner café with a cozy interior (fireplace, overstuffed couches, local artwork) and sidewalk seating in the warmer months. On any given day, patrons can find Cindy working on her laptop at one of the tables inside, while Magdalena creates Lego masterpieces in the corner. An apron-clad John delivers pizzas to the cadre of regulars who gather around the hearth, and neighbors file in and out for a quick cup of coffee.

Keep reading: Cheryl Baehr's review of Corvid's Cafe.

Photos by Corey Woodruff for the Riverfront Times.
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An assortment of dishes.
An assortment of dishes.
Corvid's "Crabwich."
Corvid's "Crabwich."
The dining room at Corvid's Cafe.
The dining room at Corvid's Cafe.
Chef-Owner Cindy Panian.
Chef-Owner Cindy Panian.
The waffle.
The waffle.
Bar seating at Corvid's Cafe.
Bar seating at Corvid's Cafe.
"The Best Grilled Cheese Ever."
"The Best Grilled Cheese Ever."
Corvid's chef-owner John Panian.
Corvid's chef-owner John Panian.
A "Sunny Spinach Salad."
A "Sunny Spinach Salad."
Pastries on display.
Pastries on display.