Sue’s Gallery Cafe

Sueโ€™s Gallery Cafe is a little spot nestled in downtown Saratoga that offers visitors a truly handcrafted experience. From the hand-poured coffee and small-batch espresso drinks to the handmade ceramic vessels made by Sue Kang, every detail is unique to this Saratoga business. The coffee side of their business is run by JJ Kang while…

Creepin’

Have you ever sat in a coffee shop and just stared at people while sipping your drink? Yes, I am guilty too. I think we all have done it at some point or another. Nothing wrong with being a bit creepy and wondering what other people’s lives must be like. Coffee shops are the best…

Four Barrel

I can name several of my favorite coffee shops that reside in San Francisco and Four Barrel would definitely be at the top of that list. In fact, whenever I make it out to the city during the day, making a stop at Four Barrel is absolutely necessary. There is something so cool and relaxed…

Blue Bottle Coffee

Blue Bottle Coffee is a coffee roaster and retailer headquartered in Oakland, California. Although their origins may have begun in the East Bay, guests can find Blue Bottle in major cities such as San Francisco, Palo Alto, Los Angeles, New York City, and even Tokyo.ย This particular location though sits pretty on 18th Street in the…

Voyager Craft Coffee

Voyager Craft Coffee is a local coffee shop that is located in Santa Clara, California just 10 minutes from downtown San Jose. What once used to be Bellano Coffee is now this well-designed, modern shop that serves delicious coffee and tasty pastries. The hot drinks are served in these adorable cups that have all been…

Roy’s Station Coffee & Teas

This coffee shop, located right in the heart of Japantown, is modeled after the gas station that once occupied the space. They are located on the corner of 5th and Jackson and are about 5 minutes away from downtown San Jose. Roy’s is family-owned and a wonderful little spot to enjoy a nice cup of…

Work Work Work Work Work

I may or may not have been listening to Rihanna as I began to think about this blog post. What kind of work are we talking about? Any kind! We are talking about professional work, school work, and any other work that you can think of that requires a bit of focus and creativity.ย Most work…

Starbucks

I hate to say it, but I am currently sitting at Starbucks. Now I know that most of what I have been talking about in my blogs and have preached about would make it seem like I would never step foot in some coffee corporation like Starbucks. This is not true. I too, was once…