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Tag: Cafes & Coffee

People start early in this town. This requires coffee.

It’s been a while since I’ve seen an early-start city like this. Traffic was definitely flowing at 6:30am and by…

I Will Find Good Coffee in Omaha! (Part 1)

Before even hitting the ground in Omaha, I’d been told repeatedly that the city has one of the best foodie…

The Cafes of Route 66 (and Beyond)

You could eat your way across America on Route 66 using just 1950s cafes. I’m sure it’s been done many…

Summer of Chaos: Week 6

Week 6 touches 5 cities: Marina dey Rey, Venice, Montreal, Halifax, and Los Angeles… and I joke that it’s the…

Les Moulins

The word moulin contextually translates to windmill in English even though the “official” translation of moulin is mill. It’s likely…

Gelling, Coffee, and Snow

I got very little sleep before Day 3. It seems that being at a swim meet dredges up a lot…

Hipster Coffee and that Raw Thing

When I first started commuting to Hollywood, I was told that there are no good restaurants anywhere in Hollywood. Now,…

Colombian Coffee

Colombia is known to have some of the best coffee in the world and for farmers and sellers this is…

Undercover Baking Agency

Originally, I was going to write a post about how fantastic the foodie scene is in Santa Rosa: rich with…

Plymouth Cafes

We really enjoyed Plymouth and unlike other towns around Boston (e.g. Salem), the place doesn’t completely shut down for the…

Gregory’s Coffee

At Gregorys, we believe that respect for our coffee and respect for our customers go hand in hand. So we…

Stumptown Coffee Roasters

For those of you who don’t know me… or what I do for a living, I *essentially* analyze engineering practices…

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