Tag Archive 'santa_barbara_cafes'

Trip Report: Good Coffee (Buckman, Portland, OR)

Posted by TheShot on 12 Jun 2015 | Filed under: Barista, Beans, Consumer Trends, Foreign Brew, Roasting

Portland Brothers Sam and Nick Purvis were quite busy last year. In addition to opening a bar and general market, they opened (with partner Dustin Evans) two locations of Good Coffee. The first began as a coffee cart service for several months until the café formally opened. A few months later they opened this sister […]

Trip Report: The French Press (Santa Barbara, CA)

Posted by TheShot on 24 Jul 2011 | Filed under: Café Society, Foreign Brew, Quality Issues

California’s Santa Barbara County is a lot like the rest of America when it comes to coffee: it should face a tribunal for atrocities committed against the human taste bud. What makes these many crimes particularly heinous are the various local media outlets in these communities that celebrate certain local coffeehouses as some of the […]

Santa Barbara: Full Steam Ahead To Enjoy Espresso at Local Coffehouses

Posted by TheShot on 27 Oct 2006 | Filed under: Foreign Brew

Catching up on several notable articles posted while I was on travel in Portugal… Here’s one on some of the preferred coffeehouses in the Santa Barbara area, from the UC Santa Barbara student paper: On The Menu – Daily Nexus Online – Full Steam Ahead To Enjoy Espresso at Local Coffehouses. I have not tried […]