The intersection of Cherry Street and Pickwick Avenue has become a beacon of culinary symbiosis in Springfield, Missouri. Located near the northern edge of Springfield’s charming Rountree neighborhood, the intersection lets locals while away entire afternoons flitting between light tea room eats, hearty ramen bowls and generous wine pours. Plus, it’s all within a few hundred square feet. 

Lillian Stone is a writer based in Springfield, Missouri. Her life revolves almost entirely around her next meal.