Tag Archive 'java_city'

Trip Report: Temple Coffee Roasters (Downtown – Sacramento, CA)

Posted by TheShot on 23 Feb 2016 | Filed under: Add Milk, Foreign Brew, Roasting

When it came to coffee in Sacramento during the 1990s, Java City ruled the earth. Starbucks made their imprint like every other market in America, but Sacramento was Java City. Even longtime Sacramento coffee institutions like The Weatherstone — now part of Old Soul — once fell under the Java City spell in the years […]

Java City’s rebirth or an idea past its prime?

Posted by TheShot on 31 Mar 2007 | Filed under: Café Society, Local Brew, Quality Issues

In 1985, Java City started as a café on 18th & Capitol in Sacramento (back then my wife was a regular) that quickly grew to a number of retail outlets across northern California. However, over the past few years, Java City reconsidered their growth strategy as Starbucks grew everywhere like weeds: Java City closed numerous […]