..taking a break to enjoy coffee and something sweet with friends for any reason, or no particular reason at all. An important part of Swedish culture, a living tradition and a chain of bars to get a truly decent cup of Swedish coffee while in New York.
Drinking coffee will never be the same after you've tried the tasty, full-bodied cup of java at the New York based chain of Swedish FIKA. The average Swede spends 52 minutes on fika every day! - Gossip and fika in Sweden At Chicago's North Park University they do it at least once a week - Nobody can resist 'fika' at North Park Find a spot for "fika" in New York: http://www.fikanyc.com/