“Retrofit” espresso blend (did you know they use a different espresso blend at each of their locations?) in one of the “for here” Heath Ceramics cups. Stylish. Smooth. Tasty.
On my way to Blue Bottle Coffee. Taken with the QuadCamera app for the iPhone.
I am lucky.
On my last trip to Ritual Roasters, in The Mission neighborhood of San Francisco, I bought a bag of the Cup of Excellence winner, El Salvador Finca Matalapa and re-connected with an aquaintence I made through Ecco Café a long time ago. He was nice enough to grant me access to a fresher batch of the Matalapa and also, upon inquiring as to what his favorite coffee of the moment was, handed me a bag of their Finca Mareno, Santa Barbara, Honduras.
Like I said, I’m lucky.
I’m enjoying both and promised feedback, which I intend to give as soon as I am able.
It’s hot in San Francisco. Time for a New Orleans Style Iced Coffee at Blue Bottle.
I was struck by how the sun, at it’s late afternoon/early evening angle, was creating such a stark contrast between two adjacent sides of the building. Continue reading Blue Bottle Corner – 3