Bird Rock Coffee Roasters

Name: Bird Rock Coffee Roasters Location: 5627 La Jolla Blvd, La Jolla CA Roaster: Bird Rock Coffee Roasters Rating: 4-

As I pointed out in my Caffe Calabria review, San Diego doesn’t seem to have a whole lot to offer in terms of world class cafes.  Caffe Calabria is a good start but […]

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 Philadelphia Coffee Story: Chestnut Hill Coffee Company

Name: Chestnut Hill Coffee Company Location: 8620 Germantown Ave., Philadelphia, PA Roaster: Chestnut Hill Coffee Company Rating: 3

My first morning of Philly coffee sleuthing got off to a slow start. I rendezvoused with my friend D. in the IKEA parking lot. Having just moved to the area, his family still needed a few […]