Category Archives: Coffee

When bad coffee happens to good restaurants

In case you missed it, here are my thoughts on ordering coffee in restaurants that appeared in Thursday’s Go! section of the Monterey Herald. I’ll be reposting my reviews and stories from my weekly column for the Herald here on … Continue reading

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Cooling off

In case you missed it, here is my roundup of my favorite iced coffee drinks that appeared in Go! section of the Monterey Herald. I’ll be reposting my reviews and stories from my weekly column for the Herald here on … Continue reading

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Craving coffee

In case you missed it, here’s my roundup of some obscure coffee options at some of our best local coffee shops that appeared in Thursday’s Go! section of the Monterey Herald. Something about the cold weather gets me craving coffee. … Continue reading

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First Impressions: Caffe Trieste

Caffe Trieste has had a long and storied history in northern California. After opening in San Francisco’s North Beach neighborhood in 1956, Caffe Trieste was the first to bring espresso coffee to the limelight here on the West Coast. They’ve … Continue reading

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Now Open: Caffe Trieste

Lots of exciting new things are happening on Alvarado this month. Sure, the impending opening of Pinkberry might be getting most of the buzz, but I’m excited for Caffe Trieste to open tomorrow, September 14. I had the pleasure of … Continue reading

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Latte Rorschach: Foggy Friday

A nice hot latte was certainly in order this cold, foggy morning. Today’s looked a bit like a nautilus . . . or a kidney. What do you see?

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Latte Rorschach: Manic Monday

This morning’s latte at Happy Girl Kitchen reminded me of a bluebird—a beacon of serenity to guide me through today’s hectic Monday. Wow, that was actually kind of deep, right?

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