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Coffee in the Time of Shelter in Place

In October 2011 we started our tradition of visiting a different coffee shop each month.  On March 15, 2020, Governor Gavin Newsom called for seniors to to stay at home because of COVID19 and four days later called for all … Continue reading

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Coffee Roaster of 2019*

Mostra Coffee 12045 Carmel Mountain Road #302 San Diego, CA 92128 858-304-0061 http://www.mostracoffee.com Monday – Saturday 6:00AM to 5:00PM Sunday 7:00AM to 5:00PM (Plenty of free parking) This month’s coffee shop marks our 99th coffee outing since our “official” monthly … Continue reading

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A Place to Chill

Cool Down Coffee, 750 E. St. (at I-5 exit E St.) Chula Vista, CA 91910 http://www.cooldowncoffee.com Need a place to cool down after a run or just chill after a stressful day at work? This is the place for you! … 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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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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It Had My Name on It

James Coffee Company 2355 India St San Diego, CA 92101 http://www.jamescoffeeco.com 619-756-7770 James Coffee Company had my name on it. Literally.           We first learned about James Coffee when they were roasting beans for Swell, a … Continue reading

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Coffee and Art…a Delightful Combination!

A Delight of France 126 W Grand Ave Escondido, CA 92025 (760) 746-2644 http://www.adelightoffrance.com/ An exhibit at the California Center for the Arts in Escondido propelled us to visit a coffee spot in downtown Escondido. A Delight of France is … Continue reading

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Giving Small Businesses a Chance

La Clochette Du Coin 6830 La Jolla Blvd, Suite 101 (just south of Nautilus St.) La Jolla, CA 92037 858-291-8071 http://www.laclochetteducoin.com There’s a new place to experience if you are in the La Jolla area. La Clochette Du Coin on … Continue reading

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Coffee for Cat Lovers

The Cat Cafe 472 Third Ave. (entrance is on Island)San Diego, CA 92101 619-786-CATZ (2289) http://www.catcafesd.com Cat lovers rejoice, there is a coffee shop for you! The Cat Cafe opened in downtown San Diego this year to great fanfare from … Continue reading

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Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony

Red Sea Ethiopian Restaurant 4717 University Ave. (between 47th & Euclid in City Heights) San Diego, 92105 619-285-9722 http://www.redseasd.com   There’s nothing like the smell of roasting coffee & no better way to enjoy it than an Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony. … Continue reading

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