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Coffeehouse

A great coffeehouse has excellent ambiance, good music, and craveable coffee. Talk with Chowhounds about the best coffeehouses near you, plus share your opinions on what makes a coffeehouse worthy of a visit.

Tim Horton's Goes All In With Pumpkin Spice Menu

Fall 2019 is looking like it might be the pumpkin spiciest season on record. First, we had the engrossing news that Hormel would be releasing the chic Pumpkin Spice Spam we've all been clamoring for...
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Potica @ Blossom's Farmstore & Coffeeshop, Corralitos

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 days ago

On the hottest Sunday in August, I had an initial visit to Blossom's Farmstore in Corralitos after shopping at the farmers market. Thanks to Carl for the recommendation! https://www.chowhound.com/p...

Cafe Sierra Negra to open in Abiquiú

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 days ago

While I was sad to read that Flourchild's Bakery https://www.chowhound.com/post/abiquiu-ghost-ranch-bodes-general-store-flourchilds-bakery-1087428 closed this summer, a victim of the pandemic, the ...

Killiney Kopitiam in Palo Alto

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by Mul 17 days ago

Killiney Kopitiam is originally from Singapore, one of the famous Kopitiam. They recently open their first US branch in Palo Alto. I ordered their Kopi (black coffee with condensed milk). Very ...

Squatch's | Rohnert Park - Sonoma County

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

Sorry I missed posting this on August 2, National Ice Cream Sandwich Day, but better late than never. Squatch's is a social enterprise supporting the Sozo Student Center. It's a coffeehouse that al...

Paciugo Gelato | Hermosa Beach

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

After eating mariscos, I always want something sweet. Following lunch at Coni' Seafood in January 2019, https://www.chowhound.com/post/coniseafood-2-people-1015906?commentId=10192045 , we headed to...

Yume Gelato | East Sacramento

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

In October a friend and I capped off our evening with a stop at Yume Gelato after dinner nearby at Origami. The shop had been open less than two months, offering housemade gelato, as well as tea an...

Reborn Coffee | Corona del Mar - Orange County

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

On the first morning of my September getaway to the OC, I rolled out of bed a bit late to wander over to Reborn Coffee, the neighborhood’s roaster. Still, I did get dressed, unlike the lady in the ...

Hip Hop Juice Box | Emeryville

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

Last week I pulled up to black-owned cafe and music venue, Hip Hop Juice Box, in Emeryville for some refreshment and to break up my drive. My first time here. Outside, tables and chairs are set...

Babaloo Cuban Cafe | Seaside - Monterey Peninsula

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

On Friday I headed to Babaloo Cuban Cafe on its two-month anniversary. The owner, Gladys Parada, operated a lunch truck that I never managed to try, and finally opened this sunny cafe at The Press ...

San Francisco's The Mill is selling fresh produce & pantry staples

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

The Mill is open daily from 8am to 2pm. Besides the fabulous Josey Baker bread, toast and coffee, it has add fresh produce and pantry staples (yeast! flour! eggs!) to the line-up. The Mill 736 ...

Chocolate Fish Coffee Roaster Land Park/Curtis Park Cafe, Sacramento

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Last summer this Kiwi roaster opened a third location in Land Park/Curtis Park. Near the AirBnB where I stayed in January, I checked it out before leaving town. A difference here is that the cafe o...

Backhaus | San Mateo

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 10 months ago

On a recent Sunday, I recently stopped by Backhaus, the new bakery in downtown San Mateo, for the first time. Just after noon, the shelves were already pretty decimated. I chose the whole wheat-cho...

HeBrews Coffee | Bethel Church - Redding

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 10 months ago

Before coming to Redding, I knew nothing about Bethel. This religious community served as Salvation Army's donation & distribution center during the Carr Fire (August 2018). The HeBrews coffee coun...

Kolaches @ Caffe Pagato in Redding

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 10 months ago

One more flat white before heading home from the Carr Fire deployment (August 2018). Caffe Pagato sources from a variety of coffee roasters. This time, I had the single origin Costa Rican beans fro...

El Valle Produce in Watsonville

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 10 months ago

On a warm day last summer, I dashed into El Valle Produce in search of a cool beverage. I grabbed this watermelon-mint-limeade from the self-serve case which did the trick. The store has an attrac...

Mission Hill Creamery | Santa Cruz

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 10 months ago

Despite having tried and liked Mission Hill's when it opened in 2010 https://www.chowhound.com/post/fabulous-news-ice-cream-groupies-santa-cruz-728967 , some how it took me till Summer 2018 to retu...

Voyager Craft Coffee | Santa Clara

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 10 months ago

Usually my reports about coffeehouses lead with a photo of the coffee product. But for Voyager Craft Coffee, the staff add such an extra special dimension to the experience. So welcoming and joyful...

Argonaut Farm to Fork Cafe | Coloma

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

In May I visited Coloma intending to see Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park. But then the deluge started. Instead I ducked into Argonaut Cafe to warm up and enjoy the park's greenery from...

Totem Coffee Roasters | Placerville

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

My last mouthful in Hangtown was at Totem Coffee Roasters. Yes, Placerville has its own small batch, artisanal coffee roaster. While my cappuccino ($3.86) was well-made, the Guatemalan-Peru ble...

Returning to Manhattan for several days, where would you recommend for brunch, lobster, dumplings, borscht, blintzes, Russian food, Turkish food, Scandinavian food and more?

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by prima 3 years ago

I tend to lean towards innovative and less common 'ethnic' foods over French food/bagels/burgers/pizza/steak. Love Russian, Georgian, Turkish, Afghan, Scandinavian, Serbian, Mexican, Malaysian,...