San Francisco, and the Bay Area at large, have long been dominated by big roasting names like Peet’s, Philz, and more recently Blue Bottle, Four Barrel, Sightglass, or Ritual...
Scarlet City has been roasting coffee in West Oakland for the last few years. Powered by Jen St. Hilaire, a veteran of Espresso Vivace in..
Ritual Coffee Roasters has been around for nearly a decade now. To celebrate entering the double digits–a major milestone in this still-burgeoning specialty coffee industry–the..
Boxcar Coffee Roasters, a Colorado company with shops in Boulder and Denver, has a curious way of making coffee. Earlier this year I visited the..
Square Register has become a favorite point of sale tool in cafes, and cafes in turn are a favorite of customer of Square. So much so that Square conducts..
This is The Interval. It’s a beautiful bar and cafe in San Francisco. It’s also a museum, library, and steampunk wonderland dedicated to fostering discussions..
Next to the Ritual flagship café on Valencia Street in the Mission is Lost Weekend, one of the last remaining video stores in the city and..
Editors note: In late July we sent our Bay Area staff writer Leif Haven to CoffeeCon in San Francisco. During his time there, he tweeted: I..
Umami Mart is like an emissary from a parallel universe, where everything is gorgeous and well designed–even the instant ramen. Alongside hard-to-find Japanese foodstuffs, Umami Mart..
I first saw the slick aluminum bottles of Black Medicine Iced Coffee at Grand Fare, a cafe in the Grand Lake neighborhood of Oakland that..
Paramo Coffee in San Francisco is now open. We talk to owner Gabriel Boscana...
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