Longing for our espresso machine

In the early stages of our planning, Daryn Berlin of Counter Culture Coffee called us up to say that he had found a great espresso machine opportunity for us: A custom La Marzocco GB5 that was going to be featured at Slow Food Nation in San Francisco that following week.  We (well, maybe more me) … Continue reading

Pastry Case!

For those interested in the minutia of our buildout, some photos of the pastry case we’ve picked out.  We’re very excited to have a case that is simple and flat on the front and sits almost level with our bar surface.  You wouldn’t believe how hard it is to find a pleasing pastry case… Sorry … Continue reading

Are we there yet?

How can it be that after years of dreaming and scheming we might actually be on the cusp of starting a coffee bar?  Well, believe it or not it’s happening.  A few months back a friend approached me with the prospect of making this dream real far ahead of any plans that I had.  Our … Continue reading