Tag Archive 'haight_ashbury'

Trip Report: Stanza Coffee & Wine Bar

Posted by TheShot on 25 Mar 2014 | Filed under: Café Society, Local Brew, Roasting

This original Stanza Coffee location opened in April 2012 with the explicit purpose of showcasing coffee roasted from outside the Bay Area. As such, it’s unfortunately another example of a coffee shop that has defined itself in the negative: i.e., not by what it does and what it stands for, but rather its identity is […]

Trip Report: Kan Zaman

Posted by TheShot on 03 Oct 2006 | Filed under: Local Brew

This Middle Eastern bar/café/lounge packs in the tourists and the locals — particularly for weekend bellydancing. (Which is why I tend to avoid it at all costs during those hours.) It has a dark interior, floor seating at pillows and low tables, plus a limited supply of traditional table seating (depending on when you arrive). […]

Trip Report: Coffee to the People

Posted by TheShot on 13 Mar 2006 | Filed under: Beans, Consumer Trends, Fair Trade, Local Brew, Roasting

Fair Trade, organic coffee drinkers unite! This former Holey Bagel shop has earned an extremely loyal (dare I even suggest “partially blind”?) following in the central Haight district. On their front door, they boast themselves as the #1 coffee shop in San Francisco on the basis of their reviews on Yelp.com. So they must be […]