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A New Wave of Coffee Articles?

Most food magazines tend to do an obligatory piece on coffee from time to time. Often these are a cataloging of up and coming roasters which can be a useful resource, or even a true awakening, especially if you don’t follow coffee all to closely. I owe it one such article years ago (I can’t [...]

There’s a Cole in My Coffee

Name: Cole Coffee Location: 6255 College Ave & 307 63rd Street, Oakland, CA Rating: 2+ 3- (see update below)

It was a couple of years ago, when Royal Coffee (the green coffee importers and a major supplier for roasters in the western half of the US and not to be confused with the [...]

Mission Coffee Face-off, Part 2: Philz Coffee

Name: Philz Coffee Location: 3101 24th Street (and Folsom), San Francisco, CA Rating: 3 (for the coffee only, lower for everything else)

As our pilgrimage left Ritual, I realized I had forgotten to pick up beans to take home. To their credit, the caravan waited patiently for me while I stood in line again. [...]