Tartine Manufactory is the brainchild of Chad Robertson and Liz Prueitt, who originally created Tartine Bakery in the Mission. I’m sad to say it took me this long to finally go to Tartine Manufactory, as it’s been open for a few months, but with all… Read More
On a trip down to Santa Barbara for the weekend, I mapped a out a couple of cafés I could visit to get my caffeine fix – and to find a little piece of home. Handlebar Coffee Roasters, located on a side street off the downtown strip of State St., was exactly what I was looking for. With locally roasted coffee and a multitude of hot and cold drinks to choose from, as well as the long line looping outside the building, I knew I was in the right place.
While the café wasn’t necessarily large, it had outdoor seating, a large community table, and massive windows where light streamed in. At the counter, Handlebar sells small pastries and snacks, and on a shelf to the right, offers bags of coffee beans and teas, as well as different flavors of chai.
Established by two bikers turned coffee roasters, Handlebar couldn’t go wrong! It’s definitely worth the visit and is only a short turn off of State St, downtown.
128 E Canon Perdido St
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
On my trip to Portland, I had one place that I HAD to go to. Stumptown Coffee Roasters, while it is served in many cafes and sold in grocery stores, doesn’t actually have it’s own cafe in San Francisco. As this is my favorite coffee brewer,… Read More
I spotted Front Coffee + Cafe on a yelp map while looking for brunch options in the area. After being told the wait time at Plow would be two hours, I defeatedly came down to grab a coffee before I got too hangry. However, I… Read More
Pushcart Coffee, which has two locations in NYC, is a neat coffee shop with a simple, modern design. The cafe, surrounded by large windows and housed in a wide, open space, has small lightbulbs twinkling from the ceiling and polished white tile walls that create… Read More