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A New Coffee Spot to Celebrate National Coffee Day!

The Grounds Bean Bar 1571 La Playa Ave., near Ingraham St. San Diego, CA 92109 (858) 230-7188 September 29 is National Coffee Day and with that in mind we headed to a new coffee shop, The Grounds Bean Bar in … Continue reading

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Good Things Take Time

OB Beans Coffee Roasters            4879 Newport Ave. (near Cable) San Diego, CA 92107 619-977-9956 http://www.obbeans.com Good things take time and that’s what the owners of OB Beans aim to do with their farm to cup philosophy. It’s about the relationship … Continue reading

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Biker’s Brew

Coffee Cycle 4900 block of Pacific Highway at Anna Ave. San Diego, CA 92110 I thought it was a mirage when I came off the San Diego River bike path and turned north on Pacific Highway: there was a large … Continue reading

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Come for the Coffee, Stay for the Neighborhood

Burly and the Bean Coffee Cabin 3014 Columbine St. (at Poplar St., just west of Fairmount) Azalea Park in City Heights San Diego, CA 92105 619-548-5889 This month we visited Burly and the Bean’s Coffee Cabin. Burly and Bean are … Continue reading

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Surf’s Up!

Surf Check 1404 Sunset Cliffs Blvd. (at Pt. Loma Ave.) Ocean Beach, San Diego, CA 92107 619-961-8676                 Surf Check, just one block north of Sunset Cliffs Park in Ocean Beach, gives you … Continue reading

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Bonjour from South Park!

Café Madeleine 2248 30th St. (at Juniper) San Diego, CA 92104 619-544-1735 http://www.cafemadeleinesd.com/ Please place Café Madeleine, an adorable Parisian-style coffee shop, at the top of your      “must visit” coffee spot list. I loved it! I felt transported, just a … Continue reading

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Keeping It Classy San Diego

Lofty Coffee Little Italy Café & Bakery 444 W. Cedar St. (at Columbia St.) San Diego, CA 92101 https://loftycoffee.com/new-little-italy-cafe-and-bakery/ I fell in love with Lofty Coffee’s Turkish Latte 4 years ago when I discovered their Encinitas coffee shop.  They have … Continue reading

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