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The Man Seeking Coffee LA Coffee Map

As a reader of this blog, it’s very likely that you are now either on your way or soon will be to gawk, schmooze, blog, present, compete or otherwise partake in the extravaganza known as the 2010 Specialty Coffee Association of America’s exposition. For those of you who aren’t familiar with it, this annual […]

Caffe Luxxe

Name: Caffe Luxxe Location: 925 Montana Avenue, Santa Monica, CA Roaster: Blue Bottle Coffee Company (drip) and Unknown (espresso) Rating: 3

After heading out of Intelligentsia’s Venice Coffee Bar I couldn’t help but take a peek at the Equator Cafe inside Equator Books, which hosts an impressive coffee setup serving coffee from non-other than […]

Spring For This Coffee

Name: Spring For Coffee Location: 548 South Spring Street, Los Angeles, CA Roaster: rotating menu, including: Equator, Four Barrel, Intelligentsia and Ritual Rating: 3+

Spring for Coffee is a 300 square foot coffee bar kiosk is located in the heart of downtown Los Angeles, which if you haven’t heard, is no longer the desolate […]

Man Seeking Coffee 2.0

Trick or…Coffee?

Halloween activities most typically involve costumes, collecting candy or cavorting in the Castro (or the location du jour), but I, unintentionally, managed to associate Halloween with the anniversary of this blog. That’s right. I started writing Man Seeking Coffee two years ago on October 31, 2007. So I’ll start this post by […]

Journey to the Center of Beverly Hills

Name: Urth Caffe Location: 267 South Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills, CA Rating: 2+

The tacky, smoothy poster standing on the sidewalk in front of Urth Caffe’s Beverly Hills store was the first sign that the coffee here might take a back seat. The second was the well lit display case filled with frilly pastries […]