Tag Archive: coffee

Spotted SF / TenderNob / Flour + Co

Alas the doors have opened at this much anticipated spot! A few months ago, owner Emily Day’s Flour + Co blog came up in my reader and I’ve been following along  as she describes… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Mission / Dynamo Donut & Coffee

These guys are famous for their Maple Bacon donuts—so sweetly glazed with savory bits sprinkled on top. I arrived late afternoon and fortunately they had just one left. And since it was late… Continue reading

Spotted SF / NOPA / The Mill

A new cafe/bakery collaboration between Four Barrel and Josey Baker Bread—and a great addition to the Divisadero Street corridor. They offer coffee drinks, fresh baked loaves, pastries, and thick slices of toast with… Continue reading

Spotted / Portland / Stumptown

Our go-to spot for great coffee in Portland, especially given it originated in this town. Besides the one at the Ace, we also hit up the original one as we explored the Southeast… Continue reading

Spotted SF / SOMA / Sightglass Coffee

This place is amazing: great coffee, yummy pastries and in-house roasting within a spacious, bright two-level loft space with plenty of seating. Be forewarned: there is no Wifi. This is intentional, as it… Continue reading

Spotted SF / TenderNob / Wrecking Ball Coffee

(As of May 2013, this spot has closed. For current locations and future openings/pop-ups, click here.) After hearing so much about the great coffee served at this spot, I decided to pop-in. Unfortunately… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Mission / Four Barrel

Super long lines, but you’re not waiting forever to finally get your order. Choose your side: drips to the left, espressos to the right—and you’ll most likely spark up conversations with those standing… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Mission / Blue Bottle

Just a glimpse of the new Blue Bottle cafe space and those classic Heath cups they serve their yummy coffees in. Blue Bottle @ Heath Ceramics 2900 18th Street San Francisco, CA 94110… Continue reading

Spotted SF / Mission / Bi-Rite Market

In my opinion this is, hands down, the best independently-owned urban grocery in the whole city, especially if you care about  sustainable, farm-direct, organic freshness, and quality artisan items. Even the staff is super-friendly and… Continue reading