Need a legit excuse to drink copious amounts of coffee?
Recent studies show that caffeine is a neuro-protectant. And you know it makes you feel good. And the Bay Area is positively buzzing with delicious cappuccinos topped with artful froth. So why not get cozy with cup at some of our best local coffee shops that elevate the combination of double espresso and steamed milk.
Verve Coffee Roasters
What makes it special: Verve Coffee Roasters started as a homegrown, Santa Cruz operation that now has nine locales, including one in Tokyo. Through their Farmlevel Initiative, direct trade with farmers is possible, Fair Trade minimums are exceeded, and you can have a cup of coffee that is steeped in goodwill, honesty, and of course, flavor.Locations: 2101 Market St. (Upper Market), vervecoffee.com