Bourbon Steet Cafe

After visiting Bourbon St. Cafe several times, it has become one of my go-to places in K town. It is a simple, relaxing space in a great location, just down the street from some of my favorite restaurants. I was first drawn to Bourbon St. because of their beautiful Synesso on the bar which compliments their…

Conservatory for Coffee

The Conservatory for Coffee is hands down one of my favorite shops in the greater Los Angeles Area and definitely the Westside. Not only is the quality of the product notable and excellent, but the atmosphere and approach of the shop is something to be envied, in my personal opinion. Lots of stores can “get…

Funnel Mill Rare

Funnel Mill is a nice alternative to the hordes of Coffeebeans, SBs, and Pete’s in the Santa Monica area. Conveniently located along my biking route to the beach, it is a pleasant stop on the trip, far enough away from the business of the Promenade to enjoy a nice quiet drink in the late morning…

Espresso Profeta

As the only specialty coffee shop in Westwood, Profeta is doing a great job for the good students and faculty of UCLA by putting out some great coffee on the  bar. Tucked away on a little side street, Profeta is a charming brick building with a small patio and tons of indoor seating. The Euro-esq,…

LAMill Coffee

LAMill is in the heart of what some consider the starting point of the growing “artisan coffee” trend in Los Angeles. Indeed, Intellgentsia’s entry into the market started just a few blocks away and ever since, shops have been popping up all over LA to stake their claim. Suffice to say, Intel is no easy…