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Longbranch in the News

We are often highlighted in the local news. Hannibal Buress got his start in comedy on our stage and mentioned us in the New York Times. And if that wasn't enough, we're the coffeehouse portrayed in two national television shows - Mom and The Odd Couple. Not bad for small town living!

From the Press

The Southern


Vintage, handmade clothes in spotlight at Winter Wonderland Fashion Show in Carbondale

December 11, 2019

A Southern Illinois fashion designer and vintage collector are presenting a fashion show and shopping experience on Saturday, Dec. 14, in the Winter Wonderland Fashion Show.

Daily Egyptian


Sustainable Living Film Series discusses documentaries at Longbranch Cafe and Bakery

September 12, 2018

The Sustainable Living Film Series holds discussions based off of documentaries on the first Wednesday of each month, from April until October at Longbranch Cafe and Bakery.

Feast Magazine


Vegetarian-Only: Longbranch Café & Bakery

July 31, 2015

Longbranch Café & Bakery makes all its dishes with vegetarian, non-GMO fresh ingredients.

The Southern


Longbranch Café celebrates 20 years in business

April 10, 2019

The Branch regularly contributes to local causes and every year for 18 years, hosts the For Kids’ Sake Art Auction, a fundraiser for children’s orphanages and schools in Bangladesh.

WSIL TV Channel 3


Celebrating female business leaders on International Women’s Day

March 22, 2018

Longbranch Cafe and Bakery, a woman led cafe, will celebrate its 20th anniversary on April 15.


Dayempur Farm: The Business of Food,

Fellowship and Faith

April 30, 2019

Longbranch Café & Bakery in downtown Carbondale, IL, one of only a few highly successful eateries in the area and a Dayempur Farm affiliate. 

New York times style Magazine


Hannibal Buress on His Favorite Comedians,

Colors and Coffeehouse

Feb 5, 2015

Carbondale, Ill. is where I went to college, and it’s where I first started putting on shows.