Issue Eight: Cafes

Here's to spring, and to the mug and what fills it, to the pastry and what tops it, to old and new and soon-to-be friends, to the breeze and the sun, and to the cafés that can bring it all together.⁠

Steep Times

An erstwhile coffee drinker delves into tea at The Teahouse on Canyon Road.

Butternut Bliss

Mariko O. Thomas opts for a vegan pie and doesn’t regret it.

Books, Coffee & Other Delights

Briana Olson writes, “And what better place to kill time than in a bookstore? Isn’t it the very act of killing time that brings us into time, that, like boredom, incites our awareness of it, inviting the eyes to study the shifting panes of afternoon light as they fall on the faces of the people in line to buy coffee?”

Barista Love

Maria Manuela explains how baristas can turn a dull morning bright.