On more mornings than we’d care to admit, we’re running to the bus stop or flying out the door to drive or walk the kids to school having not had a single sip of that life-giving liquid, because we are perpetually running late. If we only knew the freshest coffee available during those desperate moments after drop off it would be pretty much perfect.

I’ve noted below my local recommendations for the best caffeine fix in our area.

Mulberry House Restaurant and Tea Room
415 Westfield Avenue
Westfield, NJ 07090
908.233.3562
www.mulberryhouserestaurant.com

Bovella’s Pastry Shop
101 E Broad Street
Westfield, NJ 07090
908.232.4149
www.bovellas.com

Boxwood Coffee
17 Beechwood Road
Summit, NJ 07901
908.219.4076
www.boxwoodcoffee.com

Rockn' Joe
20 Prospect Street
Westfield, NJ 07090
908.232.1660

Ahrre’s Coffee Roastery
104 Elm Street
Westfield, NJ 07090
908.232.7977
www.ahrre.com