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The Social Study: The Lower Fillmore Gets A Caffeine Upgrade

The Social Study: The Lower Fillmore Gets A Caffeine Upgrade

| February 6, 2012 | 3 Comments

Part café, part wine bar, The Social Study, is the latest addition to the spate of new venues opening up in the Lower Fillmore neighborhood, and will be sure to delight coffee and jazz lovers across the city.

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KQED’s Forum: SF’s Coffee Innovators

KQED’s Forum: SF’s Coffee Innovators

| January 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Bay Area has been at the forefront of a coffee renaissance in recent years, and local boutique companies like Blue Bottle, Ritual and Four Barrel are now spreading their roasting philosophy — and their coffee beans — across the country. KQED’s Forum talks to some of the entrepreneurs behind the so-called “third-wave” coffee movement.

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3rd Wave Coffee Roasting in the Bay Area

3rd Wave Coffee Roasting in the Bay Area

And, although you can still enjoy those rich dark roasts provided by Caffé Trieste and Peet’s today, the Bay Area is once again at the forefront of coffee roasting in the U.S., this time to a new generation of roasters who are myopically focused on finding the finest single-origin coffees, paying a more than fair price for the beans, and then roasting them for their own unique qualities.

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