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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 […]

Trip Report: Lettüs Café Organic

Posted by TheShot on 15 Sep 2006 | Filed under: Fair Trade, Local Brew

The umlaut in the name might suggest a 1980’s metal band (pronounced ‘let-TOOOSE‘?), but this place is actually an ultra-organic café. It follows the trend of ‘preachy’ eateries that cross the line from espousing sustainable, organic agriculture to slapping you across the face with it. Now I apprciate the Slow Food movement as much as […]

Trip Report: Emporio Rulli Gran Caffé

Posted by TheShot on 11 Feb 2006 | Filed under: Local Brew

Some of the e-mail I receive comes from café and coffee house owners who ask me to revisit and re-review their espresso. The ones who do bother to e-mail obviously care about their espresso, so I am only happy to oblige. Last week, at the e-mail requests of both Mario and Gary Rulli (though Gary […]