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Village Coffee

Name: Village Coffee (No web page) Location: 10415 San Diego Mission Road, San Diego, CA Roaster: Village Coffee Rating: 2+

Village Coffee is the kind of operation you’d probably never stumble into.  It sits at one end of a relatively nondescript strip mall near Qualcomm Stadium on a small road just off the [...]

Sipity Do Dah

Name: Sip Cafe Location: Zero Post Office Square, Boston, MA Roasters: Terroir and Rotating Guest Roaster Rating: 4-

One place I’d suggest you go for coffee in Boston is Sip, a greenhouse-like structure, situated downtown, at the southern end of Post Office Square Park. If you’re like I was, you may be suspicious. [...]

From Farm:Table to Irving Farm

Name: Irving Farm Coffee Company Location: 56 7th Avenue, New York, NY (2 other locations at 71 Irving Place and in Millerton, NY) Rating: 3-

I had elaborate coffee touring plans laid out for my recent trip to New York which included visits to many of the new cafes opening like wildfire [...]

coffee@home: Two of Oren’s Daily Roasts

Beans: Ethiopia Sidamo #3 and Brazil Cerrado Daterra Roaster: Oren’s Daily Roast Rating: 3- and 3+

My recent trip to New York was mostly business only. I had time to grab a quick cup of house blend from the Joe Kiosk in Grand Central right before rushing for the train. I also had [...]

Bay Area Brazilians (Part 1?)

Beans: Four single origin beans from Brazil and one blend Roasters: Blue Bottle, Ritual Roasters, Ecco Caffe, and Starbucks Rating: 2 – 4

A Little Background Reading Please…

Being the world’s largest coffee producer means that Brazil has a coffee for everyone, regardless of their need or price point. They produce vast [...]