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As the couple settled into their new town due to Dan’s new job at Drexel University, the first question from the caffeine-obsessed couple was: where’s the good coffee?
Naturally, they found the answer in data.
“Sure, we could have simply done a survey or asked some people we know in the area, but that’s crazy talk,” Larson wrote in a blog post. So he took to the dev console and pulled all the Yelp ratings for Philly coffee shops, transposed the data onto a Tableau dashboard and voilà:
The first takeaway: University City has all the best-ranked coffee spots on Yelp, likely due to all the caffeine-crazed students in the area. Also interesting: the raw numbers: There are 816 coffee establishments in Philadelphia, including 94 Dunkin’ Donuts and 48 Starbucks.