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Trip Report: Caffé Vita (Seattle-Tacoma International Airport)

Posted by TheShot on 22 Dec 2014 | Filed under: Café Society, Consumer Trends, Foreign Brew, Starbucks

There are a few great things about the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (or SeaTac). One is a SubPop retail shop that opened in May 2014. Another is a Beecher’s Cheese shop. And next door to Beecher’s is a full-on legitimate (not just for the airport-weary) Caffé Vita. This ain’t your ordinary airport espresso. Ignore the Hall […]

Trip Report: Chill

Posted by TheShot on 21 Apr 2009 | Filed under: Beans, Local Brew

This modern glass storefront, built in 2008 on the site of the former, 70-year-old Brooks Camera, offers a modern, culturally diverse dessert café. The long internal space is characterized by a long bench on one side with simple-but-modern tables and modern, colorful acrylic chairs. They offer frozen yogurt, crêpes, Vietnamese sandwiches, and a coffee bar […]

Trip Report: Sundance Coffee @ 24th St.

Posted by TheShot on 25 Jul 2007 | Filed under: Beans, Fair Trade, Local Brew

This second outlet of the locally owned and operated café chain opened with the 2007 New Year. It’s spacious, clean, and (like the original at 3rd & 20th Sts. in Dogpatch) has a Starbucks-like modern design. One of the things I really like about this stretch of 24th St. is that it has the cultural […]

Trip Report: Perk Presidio Cafe

Posted by TheShot on 27 Sep 2006 | Filed under: Local Brew

Perk Presidio?! Has George Lucas been watching too many episodes of “Friends”? Nestled in the sterile, futuristic confines of the Presidio’s Lucasland, this café sits in the back of Building C with a wide, concrete patio overlooking the clean buildings, perfect lawns, and beautiful views facing the Palace of Fine Arts. Outdoors there are many […]