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Drink up SF History: How Irish Coffee Came to America

The setup looks like a magic trick. Ten tulip-shaped champagne glasses side-by-side on a grated rail behind Buena Vista Cafe’s crowded saloon bar. Two cubes of C&H sugar drop into each glass. The bartender tips a pot of Peerless coffee and partly fills each glass down the line. A spoon follows, briskly pitching steam into the air. The heat is extinguished with a unbroken pour of Tullamore Dew whiskey and a white dollop of whipped cream.

Oakland Eats: Hangover Brunches and Hairs of the Dog

Spring is in the air, and we feel like celebrating. But sometimes, the after-effects of celebration can be painful. Cure what ails you with a hearty hangover brunch, rib-sticking Sicilian cuisine, a hot cup of deep black Joe, and more.

Foodie Agenda: Special Coffee, Mezcal Tasting & a Spring Feast

Your must-eat-and-drink guide in San Francisco this week.

Philz Coffee Going National

Philz Coffee, San Francisco purveyors of mighty fine java, plan on expanding their operations after a new round of major funding was announced, according to TechCrunch. Aiding in the little coffee company's recent cash influx are a gaggle of tech types, actors, and musicians by way of angel investing.

Four More New Cafés and Coffee Spots

Ready to get your caffeine on? Here are four new places around town to put a little more zip into your day.

Four New Cafés and Coffee Spots

Whether you’re a downtown worker bee looking for a place to laptop park or a total espresso obsessive, here are four of the latest cafés, carts, and bars to open around town that are ready to caffeinate you.

Five New Cafés to Check Out

You'd think San Francisco is trying to have a café on each block or something with all these new openings every month. (Not like we're complaining.) Here's your recap of five new cafés that have recently joined our local caffeine scene. 

Five New Cafés Around the City for You to Check Out

Our city is known for its kick-ass coffee and cafés, with no shortage of places to get your third-wave jolt on. While the hordes have been flocking to The Mill on Divisadero for its Four Barrel coffee (and joining Josey Baker’s cult of toast), here are some other new (and smaller) projects that may have escaped your notice: 

Seven Two-in-One Coffee Shops to Give Your Caffeine Routine a Jolt

In a city that runs on caffeine and entrepreneurialism, there are endless places to get your daily (let’s be real—hourly) caffeine fix.

Photos: Latte Art Competition at Dolores Park Cafe

The Dolores Park Cafe hosted a Latte Art competition last night, drawing in competitors from as far away as Los Angeles. From swans to indecipherable scribbles, the contest was quite the spectacle. Check out the photos.

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