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Made in San Francisco, California.

I have seen the future of food, it’s in Sonoma

08.18.15 Posted in Food by

Not the town, mind you, but off the same exit to Rohnert Park that hosts the Graton Rancheria Casino. And it’s a fast food place named Amy’s Drive Thru. Yes, that Amy’s. The menu embraces just about every trend in fast and casual dining; burgers, pizzas, burritos, and salads. But they’re all vegetarian and some are […]


Separated at birth

08.17.15 Posted in Movies by


Provender Postulates Potrero caffeinapocaypse 

08.07.15 Posted in Espresso by

Marzocco check. Sightglass check. Hexagonal white tiles check. Air plants check. Provender recently opened on Potrero’s frequently changing 18th St strip. It brings the best coffee on the hill, to date by serving that Sightglass with just the right pour length. It’s a bit too bright for me but more integrated than the surrounding espressos […]


Scarlet City Roasting

08.05.15 Posted in Espresso by

Pin ball machines go with craft beer, why not espresso? Maybe, especially espresso given how well Scarlet City works. It’s situated on an Emeryville corner surrounded by the out-of-control generic condo developments that are rapidly consuming every bit of open space in the Bay Area. The location isn’t exactly gemütlich, concrete is the governing architectural […]