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Cook St Village (Victoria) - ISO of coffee and other recommendations

by islandgirl 9 months ago

My parents are moving into the Cook St VIllage area in Victoria and I'm wondering if anyone has any intel on good pla...

pennyrb commented 19 days ago

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Pachamama Coop Sacramento Coffee Bar

by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

A couple weeks ago I had a chance to check out Pachamama Coffee Cooperative's coffee bar in East Sacramento before a ...

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Barefoot Cafe | Campbell

by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

My friend and I convened at Barefoot Coffee Roaster's cafe in Campbell to hold our Mardi Gras sweets taste-off. A fir...

Women's Strike - Coffee spots in Downtown Boston

by JNewman 3 months ago

Greetings CH'rs: In honor of the Women's Strike tomorrow, organizers are asking people who have to shop that they sp...

digga commented 3 months ago

Happy Girl Kitchen | Pacific Grove

by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

Happy Girl Kitchen's pickles and preserves were a fixture at the Ferry Building's farmers market in San Francisco ove...


tre2012 commented 3 months ago

Red Whale Coffee Bar | San Rafael

by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

Last month I stopped off in San Rafael to caffeinate on my way north. Red Whale has a coffee bar and lounge in front ...

Melanie Wong commented 3 months ago

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Red's Donuts & Acme Coffee @ Castle Rock Coffee & Mercantile | Toro Park - Salinas

by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

Castle Rock Coffee & Mercantile is the new cafe on Hwy 68 that took over the wood sculpture space next to Toro Cafe. ...

$18.00 High Tech Cup of Coffee

by zackly 4 months ago

Saw this article today in the NY Post about the pricest cup of coffee in NY. The brewing machine is called "Steampunk...


poser commented 4 months ago

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Cat & Cloud Coffee | Pleasure Point - Santa Cruz

by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

Five years ago, Mom and I spent two weeks holed up in a vacation rental in Pleasure Point while her home was being re...

Kelly’s French Bakery and Verve Coffee (Santa Cruz)

by Melanie Wong 5 years ago

During our recent stay in Santa Cruz, we were based in Pleasure Point, not far from Verve Coffee. I had the chance...

Melanie Wong commented 4 months ago

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Haleh Pastry & Cafe | Sunnyvale

by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

The Sunnyvale branch of Haleh Pastry, a Persian-style bakery opened a few months ago. Besides the pastries, this spot...

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Jane the Bakery | Western Addition - San Francisco

by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

Jane, the cafes, have been joined by Jane the Bakery, opened December 7.

Coffee break on Christmas Day in Vancouver

by grayelf 5 months ago

You need good coffee every day, right? This year, The Only Café on 4th Avenue in Kits will be open to serve you. Any ...


koshfoodie commented 5 months ago

Jack's Coffee | Salinas

by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

Jack's Coffee revived the drive-through coffee stand in the parking lot of Nob Hill's shopping center on the south si...

Melanie Wong commented 5 months ago

Klaus Kaffee Haus, Chinatown, Vancouver

by grayelf 7 months ago

Just had a positive report from my brother that the coffee is chocolately rather than citrusy (which he prefers) and ...

grayelf commented 6 months ago

Starbucks - Canal/Lafayette closed today

by olympusnyc 6 months ago

Was passing our usual Starbucks on Canal and Lafayette this afternoon and it was closed with handwritten, fact lackin...


stuartlafonda commented 6 months ago

Mahoroba Japanese Bakery in Sacramento

by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

We recently learned that the tender as clouds Japanese baked goods sold on Sundays at Super Mira in San Francisco com...

Melanie Wong commented 6 months ago

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Tupelo Coffeehouse | East Sacramento

by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

Tupelo Coffeehouse in East Sac was my home away from home yesterday. I started my day there with a large cappuccino a...

Cafe Lumiere | Old Monterey

by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

A few months ago, I started my morning at Bright Coffee

Melanie Wong commented 6 months ago

Is Algiers Coffee House open or closed?

by Kodiak604 7 months ago

I saw on Yelp that it was closed. But then someone posted "open". I called the number and no one picked up. Anyone kn...


Splendid Spatula commented 7 months ago