Tag Archive 'bars'

Trip Report: The Interval at The Long Now Foundation (Marina)

Posted by TheShot on 20 Sep 2014 | Filed under: Café Society, Local Brew

The Interval is the bar, coffee shop, and meeting space at the headquarters of The Long Now Foundation, which publicly strives to think in terms of 10,000 year timeframes. So it’s a particularly rational thing that this isn’t a pop-up café given our current obsession with disposable culture. Which is a lot more than we […]

Vintage Trend: When wine is nothing like Starbucks

Posted by TheShot on 05 Jun 2007 | Filed under: Café Society, Consumer Trends, Starbucks

This weekend’s New York Times Magazine featured an article that sort of did a reverse take on the ever-popular wine analogy for coffee: Vintage Trend – Retail Wines Chains – Wines – Alcoholic Beverages – Alcohol – Consumed – Rob Walker – New York Times. Except this time, the Times writer, Rob Walker, got it […]

I’m fluent in coffee, booze – so give me your best shot

Posted by TheShot on 07 Jan 2006 | Filed under: Café Society

Bill Hall wrote an article in today’s Tacoma, WA The News Tribune illustrating the many parallels between espresso bars and, well, “bar” bars: I’m fluent in coffee, booze – so give me your best shot. It includes the fanciful drinks ordered by people who really don’t like what is really in them (be it espresso […]