Tag Archive 'cuban_coffee'

Trip Report: Cafe Lo Cubano

Posted by TheShot on 09 Feb 2007 | Filed under: Local Brew

Formerly the neighborhood greasy spoon of Miz Brown’s Restaurant, this Cuban-themed coffee shop has had a lot of great success since moving into this space a couple years ago. A bright corner café, they have a couple of outdoor tables, but otherwise a small space packed with tight tables indoors plus window counter seating along […]

Delving into the Turkish coffee cup

Posted by TheShot on 18 Sep 2006 | Filed under: Home Brew, Machine

At home, I’ve been on a major café cubano kick lately. Part of that could be inspired by the Fidel Castro deathwatch. But a bit of my influence goes back to two very good Cuban expat friends of mine, Rolando and Elena, whom I met when I first moved out on my own to Maryland […]

Businesses Eye Return to a Post-Castro Island

Posted by TheShot on 06 Aug 2006 | Filed under: Beans, Foreign Brew

Much of the media are on a Fidel Castro deathwatch lately. They’ve undoubtedly queued up their pre-edited TV specials on his life and his impact on Cuba and the world, ready to roll the tape at the first sign of sleep apnea. But for every staunch communist revolutionary, there are dozens of eager capitalists in […]