| October 16, 2010 | by Kim Vallee

Caffè Italia


Start your day by having one of the best coffees in town at Caffè Italia. Walking into Caffè Italia is like being transported to a little town’s cafe in some remote part of Italy.  Caffè Italia has been in business since 1956 and the décor hasn’t changed much since. It is very basic and includes [...]

| August 18, 2010 | by Kim Vallee

Caffè Artigiano

caffe artigiano

Known for its exotic brews and latte art, this coffee shop expanded over the years and have now several locations. Launched by two brothers, Caffè Artigiano acquired a solid reputation when one brother started competing on barista championships. Overall, Sammy Piccolo is three-time Canadian barista champion and and arrived second at the 2009 World Barista Championships (WBC). [...]

| August 13, 2010 | by Kim Vallee

Mint Plaza Café

mint plaza cafe by blue bottle coffee in san francisco

Local coffee purveyor Blue Bottle Coffee, renowned for its superlative hand-crafted, artisan-produced coffee, proudly debuts its first café on Mint Plaza, located in the Providian Loan Building at 66 Mint Street. Set in a beautiful, historic building with high ceilings and natural light, Blue Bottle Café features kiosk-style service up front for those on-the-go and [...]