Posts Tagged Coffee:

May
07

Things to Eat and Drink in Seattle

by

My recommendations on things to eat and drink in Seattle, based on a recent weekend trip. Clockwise from the top:

Read more »

Share | Tags: · · · · · ·
Jul
18

Chef’s Coffee Challenge

by

  We have exciting news for all of you coffee connoisseurs – Sacramento’s Chocolate Fish Coffee Roasters is hosting the first ever, Chef’s Coffee Challenge at their newest East Sacramento location on Saturday, July 27th at 6:30 p.m. where one of Sacramento’s hottest chefs, Aimal Formoli of Formoli’s Bistro will prepare a four-course dinner and […]

Read more »

Share | Tags: · · · · · · ·
Jan
29

Temple Coffee House

by

What a revelation it was to discover I could enjoy the taste of coffee without adding cream or sugar.  In the past, if I ever had to drink a regular cup of coffee, I would find myself dissatisfied by the lack of flavor and bitter taste.  It wasn’t until I discovered Temple Coffee House and […]

Read more »

Share | Tags: · · ·
May
11

Tightwad Tuesday: Starbucks Happy Hour

Need a little afternoon caffeine boost? Craving something cold and refreshing? Well, you’re in luck because now until May 16, Starbucks is offering a Happy Hour! Head to any participating Starbucks between 3 and 5 p.m. and enjoy a half-priced Frappuccino beverage. Starbucks is known for its large selection of Frappuccino’s with flavors like Coffee, […]

Read more »

Share | Tags: ·
Mar
22

Free Starbucks Pastries!!

For all of you coffee-drinking, pastry-loving foodies, March 23rd is Free Pastry Day at Starbucks! Head to any participating Starbucks and receive one free pastry with the purchase of any handcrafted, brewed, or iced beverage. If you aren’t familiar with Starbucks pastry selection, they have delicious croissants, bagels, pound cakes, scones, muffins, doughnuts and more. […]

Read more »

Share | Tags: ·
Oct
16

Just Millin’

by

Are you a coffee snob? You know, one of those people whose mission in life is to make and drink the perfect espresso or cup of coffee? In your world, the coffee must be ground to a particular standard, the water filtration must be just so, and even the method by which the coffee is […]

Read more »

Share | Tags:
Jun
13

Chocolate Fish Coffee, Sacramento

by

Working in an office, a mid-afternoon caffeine fix is often necessary.  We “discovered” a new coffee shop that not only has delicious drinks, but also offers a unique New Zealand flare – right here in downtown Sac.  Located on the corner of 3rd and Q Street, from the outside you might second guess if Chocolate […]

Read more »

Share | Tags:
Jan
22

Coffee Talk

by

Last Saturday we found ourselves whiling away the afternoon at a coffee shop on the square in Sonoma. Between corralling our big boy and comforting the little one, my husband and I reminisced about our first introductions to coffee. For me, the love of the drink started when my great-grandma, Nanny, offered it to me […]

Read more »

Share | Tags:
Aug
16

Sacramento Second Saturday Art Walk: A Feast for the Senses

by

Java City’s Nick Tucker pours samples of French-pressed Ethiopia Sidamo This month’s Second Saturday Art Walk served up a smorgasbord of art, food, fashion and music for culture-hungry Sacramentans.  My boyfriend Joe and I met up with fellow Sac Foodie Melinda and her husband Johnnie at our place, downtown, and enjoyed pre-festivity margaritas as we […]

Read more »

Share | Tags: ·
Aug
13

Weekend Round-Up

by

  Here’s two coffee-cups up to Steady Eddy’s coffee house in Winters. We dropped in this weekend for a light lunch and got more than we bargained for – good food, friendly service and a pleasant atmosphere that fostered a gentle hum of conversation among locals and cyclists passing through on their way from Davis […]

Read more »

Share | Tags: · · · ·