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Syphon Coffee on Sept. 29, National Coffee Day

Tanuki 4191 Adams Ave. at Edgeware Rd. San Diego, CA 92116 619-624-0592 For National Coffee Day we wanted to try something new so we ventured to Kensington for syphon coffee at Tanuki. What’s syphon coffee? It’s a vacuum process requiring … Continue reading

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Here’s What’s New in Our Hood

Kakawa Coffee 3655 Voltaire Street (near Chatsworth) San Diego, CA 921016 619-241-2995 Follow them on Facebook for updates There’s a new coffee shop nearby so we made a plan to visit. It’s only been open seven weeks and they haven’t … Continue reading

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Our Craft Coffee Community

Coava Coffee Roasters 400 W. Broadway (at Columbia) San Diego, CA 92101 858-859-1782 https://coavacoffee.com/  When Portland’s Coava Coffee Roasters went looking for a 2nd location they chose San Diego over the bigger markets in San Francisco & LA. Why? According … Continue reading

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South Park…the neighborhood, not the TV show

Communal Coffee 2221 Fern St. San Diego, CA 92104 Open Daily 6:30 AM to 5:30 PM 619-363-7737 communalcoffee.com This month’s coffee outing took us to South Park. We visited the North Park Communal Coffee location previously and loved it so … Continue reading

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A home for early risers…

Brick and Bell Cafe 976 Felspar St. (at Cass) San Diego, CA 92109 858-263-7241 Do you wake up early but find most coffee shops aren’t open yet? Head to Pacific Beach because Brick and Bell is open at 5:30am! They … Continue reading

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One Cup at a Time

Philz Coffee 8849 Villa La Jolla Dr. (at Nobel Dr.) The Shops at La Jolla Village San Diego, CA 92137 858-242-5070 http://www.philzcoffee.com Patty visited Philz in San Francisco’s Mission District a couple of years ago and we were eager to … Continue reading

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Coffee That Inspires

The DOJO Cafe 4350 El Cajon Blvd. San Diego, CA  92105 619-957-2512 http://www.thedojocafe.com If you like good coffee and inspiring stories, read on. The DOJO Coffee Culture Community grew out of an empty lot on El Cajon Blvd. at 44th … Continue reading

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