Established in 1972, Towne Crier Cafe is a longstanding institution on the local social scene. Having made stints across the state, its pioneering management is still at the helm of its operation. This cafe is popular in the arts neighborhood for its world-class live music performances as well as gourmet cuisine. Enjoy jazz and soul, among myriad globe-spanning genres by legendary artists. Share a Meat and Cheese Board or opt for Coconut Tiger Shrimp, Brodetto and Chorizo, BBQ Pulled Pork Ciabatta or Vegetarian Duck from their menu. Don't leave without sampling their famous desserts. Hazelnut Dacquoise and Grand Marnier Chocolate Cheesecake deserve a special mention.