Posts tagged with: coffee

Seattle

Java and pastries: Broadcast Coffee. This is the location of their roastery. They also have a couple more locations around the city. The pastries were outstanding, in particular the Queen...

Snohomish WA

Right on Main Street: Looking Glass Coffee. Nice little spot with good espresso and inhouse made donuts! The espresso is on the dark and moody side with serious pulls so...

Whistler BC

Vegan bakery: BRED. This is one of those places that shows you what can be done if you know how to do it….100% plant based bakery. While I didn’t try everything,...

Ukiah CA

Nice spot for breakfast and some Joe: Back Oak Coffee Roasters. They roast their own beans onsite and have a nice choice of breakfast items including bagels and burritos. Extensive...

Snohomish WA

Another bike stop: Proper Joe. About the midpoint of our ride north and it seemed like a good place to try….there are a number in this small town just north...

Ganges Salt Spring Island BC

Espresso in a shipping container: The Perch. Under tress and in a small park, it looked interesting, so we gave it a try. As usual…my choice was a mocha. While...

Cedardale WA

Needed some Jo: Coffee Shack Co. Located just off exit 221 near Mount Vernon, it was a good place to stop…for gas…and some coffee on our way to Vancouver BC...

Seattle

One of the 2 or 3 best places for pastries in Seattle: Café Besalu. I think this place ranks just behind my number 1 recommendation: Bakery Nouveau in West Seattle....

Bellingham WA

Last updated on May 12th, 2019 at 05:37 pmAfter brunch stop: Mount Bakery. We visited the downtown location….the original is in the Fairhaven section of town. The plan was to...

Poulsbo WA

Always time for a latte: Poulsbohemian Coffeehouse. Visit this place if for no other reason than to experience the drop dead views of Liberty Bay from the adjoining alfresco area....

Birmingham AL

Breakfast: Woodlawn Cycle Cafe During our visit I saw one bike and apparently they have cycling gear somewhere but that isn’t the focus of this place. It’s about locally sourced...

Bozeman MT

Last updated on November 10th, 2018 at 02:36 pmNot just any breakfast: Jam! Bright, busy and open space. We were initially told it would be about a 30 to 40...

Bozeman MT

Last updated on November 10th, 2018 at 02:58 pmInteresting spot for coffee: Treeline Coffee Roasters. Upscale coffee house right on Main Street. This place is mostly about coffee but they...

Portland

Last updated on November 10th, 2018 at 03:28 pmCoffee and a pastry: Pearl Bakery. Very nice open space with typical offerings. Somewhat limited pastry choices but it is all very...

San Francisco

Last updated on November 17th, 2018 at 09:28 pmCoffee fix: Blue Bottle Coffee. One of several locations in the Bay Area this one is in the Ferry Building. They have espresso down...

San Francisco

Last updated on November 17th, 2018 at 09:32 pmIn the Ferry Building: Fog Hollow Farm. Need a quick fix…..pastry, soup, sandwich, coffee or farm to table fruits?…..then this is a...

Bellevue WA

Last updated on November 17th, 2018 at 09:45 pmBakery near the convention center: The French Bakery. Had a meeting at the Bellevue Convention Center and needed a quick bite to...

Seattle

Last updated on April 7th, 2019 at 03:47 pmLate night cookies: Midnight Cookie Co. Have a craving for cookies in the middle of the night?……they deliver until 3 am! Just...

Pass Christian MS

Last updated on November 17th, 2018 at 10:13 pmGreat spot for a coffee or latte….and a book: Cat Island Coffeehouse. Great coffee and views from this quaint spot on the...

Seattle

Last updated on April 7th, 2019 at 04:08 pmSeattle Malasadas: General Porpoise. One of several locations of this very popular spot for doughnuts…..better described as malasadas….the Portuguese variety of doughnut....

Paso Robles CA

Last updated on November 22nd, 2018 at 03:58 pmCoffee anyone? Kreuzberg Coffee Company. Nice small shop….you guessed it….on 13th Street. Space is rustic but comfortable. Give the Mexican Mocha a...

Seattle

Last updated on April 7th, 2019 at 04:09 pmAnother coffee option: Gretchen’s Place. It’s been a while since I have been here and apparently it has new ownership……I knew the...

Squamish/Whistler BC

Last updated on November 22nd, 2018 at 04:50 pmBreakfast anyone: Fuel + Forest. Problem with this place isn’t the food…it is very good…..but finding it. The address takes you to a...

Waimea HI

Last updated on December 22nd, 2018 at 03:14 pmHighly recommended by the people working next door: Waimea Coffee Co. About to be back on the road and needed a quick...

Kamuela HI

Last updated on December 22nd, 2018 at 03:15 pmNice for a quick low cal breakfast: Juice 101. Located in the Mauna Lani resort area this place was recommended by a...

The Good and Bad of Coffee Beans

Far far away, behind the word mountains, far from the countries Vokalia and Consonantia, there live the blind texts. Separated they live in Bookmarksgrove right at the coast of the...

Seattle

Last updated on April 7th, 2019 at 04:31 pmMore coffee: Caffè Fiore. One of four locations, this one is located in Old Ballard. It’s nice for a quick cup before...

Squamish/ Whistler BC

Last updated on December 22nd, 2018 at 10:47 pmThis is the place for breakfast: Fergies. Off the beaten path….actually located in Brackendale which is about a 15 to 20 minute...

Whistler BC

Last updated on December 22nd, 2018 at 10:48 pmGotta try this bakery: Purebread. Not sure why I haven’t posted on this before since it is one of our go to...

Squamish/ Whistler BC

Last updated on December 23rd, 2018 at 11:03 pmCoffee spot: Zephyr Cafe. Eclectic space in the heart if downtown. In addition to coffee and espresso they have soups, burgers, wraps...

Seattle

Last updated on April 7th, 2019 at 04:35 pmAnother coffee shop in Seattle: Ballard Coffee Works. Part of Seattle Coffee Works this is the Ballard location which is one of...

Birmingham AL

Last updated on December 23rd, 2018 at 11:31 pmUnique breakfast spot: Feast & Forest. Part of the growing list of food spots downtown, this place offers breakfast and brunch/lunch depending...

Seattle

Last updated on April 7th, 2019 at 04:38 pmMilanese bakery inside: Starbucks Reserve Roastery. First appearance of Princi Bakery in the US and there isn’t any indication to the uninitiated...

Seattle

Last updated on April 7th, 2019 at 04:43 pmDoughnuts anyone? Top Pot. Hard to believe I haven’t done a review on this Seattle institution for doughnuts…..I guess it’s because it’s…..so Seattle....

Seattle

Last updated on April 13th, 2019 at 08:19 pmOne of my favorite espresso shops: Vivace Alley 24. Doing some shopping at REI and decided to have a quick mocha caramel...

Milan

Last updated on December 29th, 2018 at 03:44 pmYou gotta stop for a rest after a morning in the museum: Calicantus. Located inside the Sforzesco castle it is a nice...

Milan

Last updated on December 29th, 2018 at 04:18 pmBrunch: Marchesi. Started in 1824, we visited one of the three current sites, this one near the Duomo and in the upscale...

Eastsound WA

Last updated on December 29th, 2018 at 09:47 pmOn to Orcas Island: Brown Bear Bakery. Can’t miss…right on Main Street….because of that, it’s very popular and can be busy in...

Chicago

Last updated on December 29th, 2018 at 09:53 pmDeserves another look: Eataly Chicago. They have these in a number of cities but this was a first visit for me and...

Seattle

Last updated on January 27th, 2018 at 05:35 pmOne more coffee shop in Seattle: Diva Espresso One of about a half dozen locations in the city. This visit was to...

Friday Harbor WA

Last updated on April 13th, 2019 at 02:40 pmA quick coffee before the trip back to Seattle: Riptide Cafe. Very nice cafe right on the harbor. I had to have...

Seattle

Last updated on January 27th, 2018 at 05:36 pmNow for some caffeine: Fuel Coffee One of 3 locations in Seattle but their coffee is more broadly available. It was a...

New York

Last updated on January 27th, 2018 at 06:06 pmI don’t often post on hotels but this place is special: 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge A new upscale hotel in Brooklyn that...

New York

Last updated on January 27th, 2018 at 06:06 pmAs coffee shops go, this one is worth a visit: The Coffee Shop Nice place in the Flatiron/Union Square area for a...

Seattle

Last updated on May 4th, 2019 at 08:59 pmFor breakfast, lunch and happy hour: Belle Epicurean. One of two in Seattle and this visit was to the location in Madison...

Vancouver

Last updated on March 14th, 2019 at 10:16 pmSon visiting daughter in Vancouver = quick trip north: The Oakwood. Great spot in the Kits area for brunch or dinner…our daughter...

Vancouver

Last updated on May 24th, 2019 at 05:08 pmHave been here before and will be back: Beaucoup. I have to admit I have a very weak spot for French pastries...

Bellingham WA

Last updated on February 24th, 2019 at 10:39 pmGreat place on a cold day: Firehouse Café Nice little coffee and pastry shop in the Fairhaven neighborhood of Bellingham. Located in...

Seattle

Last updated on April 29th, 2018 at 10:23 pmLong time coffee spot on south Capitol Hill: Café Presse A sister to Le Pichet with a focus on coffee. Located very...

Seattle

Last updated on January 27th, 2018 at 08:47 pmAnother coffee spot in Seattle: Seattle Sunshine Coffee Off to a bit of a slow start this morning with the time change...

Seattle

Last updated on December 3rd, 2018 at 09:41 pmOk…so it’s not a restaurant but you gotta try The Cookie: Metropolitan Market One of a half dozen stores in Seattle known...

North Bend WA

Last updated on January 27th, 2018 at 08:53 pmSecond location of this coffee bar: Pioneer Coffee Roasters Didn’t know about this one but it is almost a reproduction of the...

Ferndale WA

Last updated on April 7th, 2019 at 05:00 pmMultiple locations from BC to Bellevue but try this one within a few miles of crossing the border: Woods Coffee. When you...

Vancouver BC

Last updated on March 14th, 2019 at 10:48 pmA place for coffee: Elysian Coffee Roasters. This is one of 4 locations in Vancouver and came highly recommended by locals. It...

Winthrop WA

Last updated on January 27th, 2018 at 08:56 pmGreat way to start the ski day: Rocking Horse Bakery Funky space…boat on the ceiling and bikes on the wall….that is always...

Cle Elum WA

Last updated on January 27th, 2018 at 08:56 pmNice place for a quick coffee break just off I5: Pioneer Coffee Roasting Co Right in downtown and just past Snoqualmie Pass...

Yountville CA

Last updated on September 20th, 2019 at 06:28 pmGotta try: Bouchon Bakery. There isn’t anything in the bakery that isn’t excellent as evidenced by the line that forms daily, and all...

The Rocks NSW

Last updated on January 27th, 2018 at 09:11 pmVery nice light breakfast with wonderful coffee: Creperie Suzette...

Cairns AU

Last updated on April 7th, 2019 at 05:04 pmExcellent place in the heart of Cairns for a cup of coffee: Cruze Coffee. The staff could not be more friendly and...

Queenstown NZ

Last updated on January 27th, 2018 at 09:13 pmThis is the place to have breakfast in Queenstown: The Boat Shed Café and Bistro. Great service and food. Unbelievable Bloody Mary...

Queenstown NZ

Last updated on January 27th, 2018 at 09:13 pmVery interesting coffee spot downtown: Vudu Cofee Locally sourced and fresh. Relatively small so you might have to wait for a spot....

Seattle

Last updated on September 20th, 2019 at 06:29 pmBest bakery in Seattle: Bakery Nouveau. Twice baked almond croissants are to die for! Too bad you can’t just try everything at...

Birmingham AL

Last updated on January 27th, 2018 at 09:22 pmBeautiful space in the heart of the city: Revelator Coffee Company Wonderful spot for coffee and baked goods....

Twisp WA

Last updated on January 27th, 2018 at 09:35 pmYou gotta have a bakery for your am coffee: Cinnamon Twisp Bakery Typical space offering good coffee, lattes and bakery items. A...