Have you ever heard of a Swedish Coffee house? Swedish tradition of a coffee break is called fika. A fika isn't just a coffee break. It's a moment to leisurely slow down and appreciate the good things in life. It’s a simple concept. It's a chance to take a break, with a cup of coffee or tea with alone or with a friend and a bite to eat.
In the American culture, coffee has come to be more about grabbing a 16-ounce-grande-whatever, in a paper cup to go, coffee is more about fueling up and going fast. Coffee was the choice over tea after the Boston Tea Party, it was considered unpatriotic to drink tea. Colonists soon found that they could import coffee grown in Central and South America. By the beginning of the 1900's, fast moving Americans half of all the coffee produced worldwide. In Sweden, a coffee break is time to kick back and chill.
If the ideal appeals to you, there is a Swedish coffee house in West Palm Beach. Johan's Jӧe, located at 401 South Dixie Highway, Suite 3, in West Palm Beach is a Swedish coffee house. The cafe promises to deliver an enjoyable eco-friendly cup of Joe from award-winning Swedish coffee roasters and fika. They serve Swedish favorites and authentic Scandinavian baked goods including delightful pastries, epicurean sandwiches, salads, soups, and other breakfast or lunch selections.
The café is inspired by the chic, minimalistic style that is characteristically Scandinavian and has impressive views of downtown. Johan's Jӧe invites customers to kick back and stay a while with multi-charging stations and comfortable seating areas. Johan offer's the perfect area for a working lunch, or an afternoon fika. Weather permitting, take in the fresh air and relax out on the patio.