January's a great month for local coffee geeks, bringing us an upcoming trio of events featuring Hanna Neuschwander, author of Left Coast Roast: A Guide to the Best Coffee and Roasters from San Francisco to Seattle. As the title suggests, the book is kind of a coffee guidebook, profiling 55 companie ... More >>
Even caffeine fiends like ourselves will admit that the specialty coffee culture and the pretension that surrounds it can get a bit exhausting, especially in a town like San Francisco. Somehow amidst the storm coverage, Gawker sniffed out the story that British department store chain Debenhams has l ... More >>
In an attempt to demystify the sometimes vague and pretentious world of coffee, we're introducing a sporadic column that aims to define the most basic of coffee terms. It's a hard coffee world out there, and we'd love to help be your guide through it.Dear Coffee: How exactly does de ... More >>
Jonathan Percy/SF Weekly Flickr poolHighlights from the blog this week: 1. Have you read Lauren Smiley's great profile of Oscar Yedra yet? Yedra's a master butcher who, until now, has remained low profile in a food scene turning butchers into artisans (at minimum), even celebrities. SFoodie acc ... More >>
In an effort to chart the ever-expanding specialty coffee scene in the Bay Area, we've been engaging a selection of local coffee personalities to pick their brains about why coffee and why now. Today we talk to Colby Barr of Santa Cruz's Verve Coffee.
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