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Category Archives: Special Events

Front Cafe ~ Coffee Shop and Roaster, San Francisco

One of the ‘new to me’ coffee bars that I had the opportunity to visit last December, Front Cafe in Potrero Hill. Very good experience at this coffee bar, I loved their coffee, the very good use of space, and all the details in the design of this shop housed in a former industrial loading dock. […]

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Christmas 2013 Road Trip ~ San Francisco, California

A few images from my Christmas 2013 mini road trip to the Bay Area. I love San Francisco, I enjoy being there visiting their awesome coffee bars and pastry shops, the amazing Ferry Building Marketplace, their full of history Chinatown, and just enjoying the busy, but kind of relaxed vibe of the city by the […]

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House Roots Coffee, Pop Up Espresso Bar ~ Valencia, California

I usually spend some of my time off out of town exploring, eating, and drinking a good coffee at one of my favorite coffee bars. I do love and enjoy my day trips, but many times I wished that there was a specialty coffee bar in town, those days when I am craving a good […]

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Copa Vida ~ Coffee, Tea, Life ~ Pasadena, California

This is a long overdue post about beautiful Copa Vida. Very true that my photos don’t give the credit deserved to the beauty of this coffee bar, so you really have to go visit them and see it in person. I’ve been to Copa Vida quite a few times, but mostly on late evenings when […]

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Sprudge and Stumptown Coffee Roasters ~ Arts District, Downtown Los Angeles

Coffee life in Los Angeles is just getting better and better. I had the opportunity to photograph Stumptown’s fantastic space at their new home in L.A., Yes, Stumptown Coffee Roasters from fabulous Portland, Oregon is now in Los Angeles. Gorgeous space, great coffee, great people, and very good pastries too. Stumptown’s pastries are by Chef […]

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Menotti’s Coffee Stop ~ Venice, California

Menotti’s Coffee Stop is another great asset to the growing L.A. coffee community, serving San Francisco’s Four Barrel Coffee just down the street from the Venice Beach Boardwalk. This new coffee bar is run by super talented barista Christopher ‘Nicely’Abel Alameda. I met Christopher at Intelligentsia Venice when he just had moved to Los Angeles via […]

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Coffee + Bakery For All ~ Coffee Commissary, Burbank

I want to share a few images from when I visited Commissary a couple of weeks ago, just a few days into their soft opening, they were still working on some finishing details, but the space already looked great. I can’t wait to go back now that it’s officially open. Nice coffee bar and bakery with […]

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Happy First Birthday ~ Taza, A Social Coffee House, Arcadia

About a year ago we were on our way to an event at the Santa Anita Racetrack, we were almost there when by mistake we made a wrong turn, we were about to correct that and go back in the right direction when suddenly we spotted a sign that read coffee, now open. Since I […]

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