Blue Bottle may be famous for its meticulously sourced and roasted coffee, but its pastry program — headed by Miette alum (and wife of owner James Freeman) Caitlin Freeman — is just as obsessed with detail and quality control. The team makes beautiful, art-inspired desserts at SFMOMA café and thoughtful, rustic cookies and cakes for its cafes and kiosks throughout the city. Blue Bottle invited us into its Oakland kitchen for the day to watch pastry manager Alyssa Meijer Drees make her newest concoction: Edith... More >>>