After openings in Barcelona, Madrid and Valencia, cool kids Pablo Pardo, Davide Datti and Gautier Robial chose Marseille as the next locale for their concept that’s as retro as a Bialetti stovetop moka pot, but as fresh as their headlines: they transformed an old-fashioned newsstand into the perfect spot to grab a quality magazine and a specialty java. Running this corner spot on Boulevard Thurner, you’ll find Anthony Baësa playing newsagent and greeting both grandmas looking for their daily copy of La Provence and local coffee addicts, who’ve come for their fix of flat whites, cortados or drip coffee. The extra special touch? Magazines that are almost impossible to find elsewhere in France – Eater, Nomad, Taste, Mother Tongue, Metal… // Victoria Bout
The hidden gem: The magic combo of espresso (€1.90) and SOLO (€15), a magazine dedicated to all things coffee.