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Barismo

Name: Barismo Location: 169 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington, MA Roaster: Barismo Rating: 4-

No coffee tour of Boston would be complete without a stop by Barismo. Other than Terroir, which doesn’t have a coffee bar of its own, it’s hard to think of a local roaster that’s done as much for Boston area coffee […]

Dying to Get to Sightglass

Name: Sightglass Coffee Location: 270 7th Street (at Folsom), San Francisco, CA Roaster: Verve Coffee Roasters (for now) Rating: 4

The literature tells us that there are five states to coping with the existence of “speakeasy cafes.” I’m speaking about those underground coffee carts that operate in seeming guerrilla fashion, either as a temporary coffee […]

The Verve is the Word

Name: Verve Coffee Roasters Location: 816 41st Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA Rating: 4-

Staying in a house with 12 adults and 9 children under the age of 3 was a total blast albeit a little chaotic. Still, it didn’t take a lot of coaxing for me to volunteer to run an errand when […]

coffee@home: Three Ethiopians from 49th Parallel

Beans: See Below Roaster: 49th Parallel Coffee Roasters Rating: 3+ to 4- (see below)

I wish there was a more visual way for me to map out the Slacker-esque way I ended up possessing these three Ethiopian coffees from 49th Parallel Coffee Roasters. It started with On the Road to Epiphany’s original posting […]