Tag Archive 'outer_richmond'

Trip Report: Simple Pleasures Cafe

Posted by TheShot on 09 May 2012 | Filed under: Café Society, Local Brew, Roasting

Now is that rare time of year where being way out in the Avenues doesn’t feel like being a political prisoner living in exile. For a few weeks out of the year — before the blanket of cold fog transforms the western half of San Francisco into nature’s largest refrigerator — tourists and locals alike […]

Trip Report: Zephyr Espresso Caffe and Art Gallery

Posted by TheShot on 16 Jun 2006 | Filed under: Local Brew

Across the Balboa Theater, this cavernous café and art gallery was managed by the same owners from 1994 until being sold to its current owners in 2004. (The previous owners have since set up a café in Gilbert, AZ.) The new owners, like the previous ones, are a bit cagey with their customers and seem […]

Gilbert gets wind of Zephyr

Posted by TheShot on 27 May 2006 | Filed under: Foreign Brew, Local Brew

As reported in today’s Arizona Republic, the bustling metropolis of Gilbert, AZ is the new home of the Zephyr Espresso Caffe: Gilbert gets wind of Zephyr. Or it’s at least the new home of James and Connie Lee. The Lees owned and operated the Zephyr Espresso Caffe and Art Gallery at 3643 Balboa Street (at […]