Why work 40 hours to help someone else achieve their dream when you can reach for your own? That’s what ran through the heads of brothers Jonathan and Nick Christy when they decided to take the leap and follow their passion. They took their hobby of roasting coffee in their backyard and turned it into something greater – a full-fledged coffee operation! Read More
The interplay between the cycling/active lifestyle communities and cafe culture has always been at the core of 10 Speed Coffee and is what makes it truly unique. Whether coming or going, beginning or ending an adventure, or getting a little work done in a dynamic and inviting environment, 10 Speed Coffee serves as your personal local base camp. Read More
We are excited to announce that our featured roaster for May 2019 is the acclaimed City Bean Roasters. This family owned operation was born and raised in Los Angeles and is proud to serve up locally roasted coffee since 1992.
This special Los Angeles coffee roaster unites coffee sourcing, roasting, and serving all into a scenic neighborhood coffee shop in DTLA. Alibi serves up impeccable coffee without pretentiousness and is community driven with a focus on classic, quality customer service. Read More
We are proud to announce that our featured roaster for March 2019 is Tectonic Coffee, an award-winning coffee roaster based in LA that powers coffee shops across the country.
We've broken down a few of the factors that influence a positive reputation and lead to a coffee shop reaching levels of nirvana to attract the people of LA. Here's the first influence we'll tackle- the baristas. Read More
Our featured roaster for February 2019 is a unique coffee shop that doubles as a cyclery nestled into the heart of Culver City. Super Domestic Coffee was founded in June 2018 by Brandon and Kelly Jackson, married partners, long-time coffee lovers and bike enthusiasts.
As a coffee drinker in Los Angeles, you've probably heard the phrase "specialty coffee" before. But what does specialty coffee really mean and why do you keep hearing about it? It's on the rise in Los Angeles. Here's why you should care.
We are proud to announce that our featured roaster for January 2019 is Cognoscenti Coffee. The term “Cognoscenti” refers to those who hold expertise in a particular subject. For Cognoscenti Coffee’s Founder & Head Roaster Yeekai Lim, that subject is undoubtedly coffee.
Our featured roaster for November 2018 is The Boy & The Bear, a specialty coffee shop that exclusively roasts Colombian beans. The founder moved from Colombia to LA with a mission to show LA the incredible coffee Colombia has to offer. Read More
With more than 50 specialty coffee shops in Santa Monica (Starbucks doesn't count...), how are you supposed to find the best coffee? Easy, read this blog post! Read More