Named after Plato's notion of "polis," or city-state, this Edgewater coffee house emphasizes customer community with conversational atmosphere and high-quality coffees roasted on-site. Try the ginger-infused java, an Indonesian treat. Besides coffee and espresso drinks, there are 35 varieties of loose-leaf tea, which can be made either hot or cold. Fresh fruit smoothies, soups, scones, muffins and other baked goodies round out the menu. Grab an easy chair and read a book, or bring your laptop and tap into free wi-fi access. Bored? Play a board game (chess, Battleship). Whole bean coffee and tins of tea are available for purchase.