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A Progressive Coffee Party

Holsem Coffee 2911 University Avenue (near 30th in North Park) San Diego, CA 92104 619-564-8542 http://www.holsemcoffee.com Hawthorn Coffee 3019 Adams Avenue (near 30th on the edge of Normal…Normal Heights, that is) San Diego, CA 92116 619-501-4882 http://www.hawthorncoffee.com When we noticed … Continue reading

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September 29 is National Coffee Day!

Here’s to September 29, National Coffee Day! But who says so? Some of you may say every day is coffee day, but apparently the September 29 designation is credited to the All Japan Coffee Association in 1983. After scouring a … Continue reading

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Taking a Bridge to Europe

Tartine 1106 First St. Coronado, CA 92118 619-435-4323 http://www.tartinecoronado.com I love Tartine. The San Diego-Coronado bridge delivers you to this welcoming “European Style Café.” I’ve been here with my husband, my mom, my coffee buddy, and several friends and it’s … Continue reading

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The Barista Matters

Caffe 1870 (closed) 3614 5th Ave. (between Anderson & Brooks in Hillcrest) San Diego  92103 http://www.cafebarberasd.com 619-683-2233 The coffee matters, but so does the barista. Cafe Barbera, Italy’s oldest coffee company (since 1870, in case you were wondering about the … Continue reading

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What kind of name is that?

Lofty Coffee Co. 90 N. Coast Highway 101 (just north of Encinitas Blvd.) Encinitas, CA 92024 http://www.loftycoffeeco.com 760-230-6747 “What kind of name is that?” That’s what I thought as I biked by Lofty Coffee. But even though I thought it … Continue reading

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Coffee with the Tiki Gods

Pirate Cove Tiki Port 4864 Voltaire (at Cable St. in Ocean Beach) San Diego  92107 619-213-3984 Look for a giant Tiki god with coffee cup in hand perched on top of a drive-thru coffee stand & you’ve found your slice … Continue reading

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Best Cupping in San Diego

Cafe Virtuoso 1616 National Ave. (near 16th St.) San Diego, CA  92113 http://www.cafevirtuoso.com 619-550-1830 If you are looking for a place to learn more about coffee, make a reservation for a free cupping experience at Virtuoso Coffee. Cupping is offered … Continue reading

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