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Trip Report: Chromatic Coffee Co. (Santa Clara, CA)

Posted by TheShot on 15 Jan 2014 | Filed under: Foreign Brew, Roasting

For those who lamented the closure of the great Barefoot Coffee Roasters at this South Bay strip mall location in 2012 (and we were among them), Chromatic hasn’t missed a beat since it moved in right afterwards. Opening in October 2012, Chromatic picked up very much where Barefoot left off: a great attention to coffee-making […]

Santa Clara: Finding the coffee shop that’s right for you

Posted by TheShot on 08 Feb 2007 | Filed under: Local Brew

Today’s The Santa Clara (Santa Clara University‘s undergraduate paper) published a brief piece on the different café “atmosphere” options for coffee drinkers in the area: Finding the coffee shop that’s right for you – Scene. Ah, yes — the old “All coffees are created equal, but how about those curtains?!” trap. (I’m reminded of the […]

Trip Report: Barefoot Coffee Roasters

Posted by TheShot on 23 Dec 2006 | Filed under: Barista, Beans, Fair Trade, Local Brew, Quality Issues, Roasting

As a former resident of Palo Alto for several years, a trip down Santa Clara’s Stevens Creek Boulevard conjures up images of discount mattress stores, Denny’s, and strip malls as far as the eye can see. Unfortunately, that’s commercial real estate in the Silicon Valley — regardless of the hidden gems tucked away in Northern […]