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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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Not a Dark Horse

Dark Horse Coffee Roasters 811 25th St., Unit 100 San Diego, CA 92102 619-344-0500 http://www.darkhorsecoffeeroasters.com/ “San Diego Beverage Times” announced that in August 2016 San Diego was named the 6th best city for coffee fanatics. Patty and I have been … Continue reading

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Eleven Pumps of Coffee

Swami’s Café 3924 W. Point Loma Blvd. near the Sports Arena 2920 University Ave. in the heart of North Park 8284 La Mesa Blvd. in downtown La Mesa 1506 Encinitas Blvd., in Encinitas east of I-5 1163 S. Coast Highway, … Continue reading

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Christmas Traditions

Bay Park Coffee 4130 Napier St. San Diego, CA 92110 619-275-4000 http://www.bayparkcoffee.com I have 3 things I must do every December:  see the Christmas lights on Garrison Street, see the Hotel Del Coronado Christmas tree, & have a peppermint mocha. … Continue reading

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