Tag Archive 'uncommon_grounds'

Trip Report: Big Sur Bakery & Restaurant (Big Sur, CA)

Posted by TheShot on 18 Sep 2008 | Filed under: Foreign Brew

We recently reviewed a couple of solid espresso options when you head just south of the Bay Area — in Santa Cruz and Monterey. But what if you head further south through Big Sur? Sure, more of your options involve camp stoves and dodging cranky, caffeine-addicted black bears, but there are a few exceptions. One […]

Trip Report: Mamá Art Cafe

Posted by TheShot on 13 Jun 2006 | Filed under: Local Brew

Opening in May 2004, this is something of an unusual find for the Lower Mission/Excelsior area. (A rule of thumb for the San Francisco “local” test should be to identify where you can find the Excelsior.) This café is a calm and relaxing environment with quiet patrons. There are collages of photographs on the walls, […]