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Trip Report: Sun Stream Coffee

Posted by TheShot on 11 Feb 2010 | Filed under: Café Society, Foreign Brew, Local Brew

Since 2006 (if not earlier), this hole-in-the-wall café has served the Brazilian expatriate community through juices (sucos — e.g., cajá, cajú), savory pastries (salgados), and desserts (sobremesa). The non-expat patrons seem to come here to get their açai bowl freak on, which means somebody is reading all those spam e-mails. All of which puts into […]

Trip Report: Nani’s Coffee

Posted by TheShot on 24 Jul 2008 | Filed under: Local Brew

This café sits on the south side of Geary Blvd.’s viaduct/quasi-freeway exit, west of Masonic Ave. There’s a Denny’s-esque wall of curved glass that creates an almost greenhouse-like front enclosure, but you need to enter this small space by walking down the narrow passageway just past it. Inside there’s a colorful interior with several café […]

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 […]