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The Find: Cafecito Organico
The Find: Cafecito Organico

The corner of Heliotrope and Melrose might be the new cutting edge for bargain-basement culinary delights. Right next to avant-garde ice creamery Scoops is the second branch of Cafecito Organico. You can get your two scoops of experimental beet-cashew and salty mascarpone ice cream for $3, then walk next door and get an individually dripped, single-origin mug of coffee for $2.50. It's complete gustatory bliss for not that much more than the price of a Happy Meal. The Heliotrope Cafecito is a sweet little place. It's down the block from Los Angeles City College and it's built for students: lots of inside seating, big communal tables. Music is an iPod running through a guitar...

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