Starbucks’ Rainbow Drinks

Starbucks’ Rainbow Drinks

Starbucks’ Rainbow Drinks Have you tried Starbucks’ off-the-menu rainbow colored drinks that have been trending this summer? I couldn’t resist– I had to try them. I’ve documented my obsession with secret menu items before and these are just so pretty! I did some fairly thorough research on the drinks before trying them out, so if […]

Mostra Coffee

Mostra Coffee

Mostra Coffee Mostra Coffee is one of many small coffee roasters that have popped up in San Diego these last few years. One of the main reasons it’s managed to stand out is its selection of cold brews, including it’s nitro cold brew offerings and collaborations with local breweries. We’ve sampled a lot of cold […]

Blue Bottle Coffee

Blue Bottle Coffee

Blue Bottle Coffee Blue Bottle Coffee recently opened its first San Diego cafe, located inside the new One Paseo plaza. The popular coffee roaster originated in Oakland, California. The San Diego cafe offers a variety of espresso drinks, cold brew, and pastries. It was quite a warm day, so we opted to try their cold […]

Zumbar Coffee & Tea

Zumbar Coffee & Tea

Zumbar Coffee & Tea Zumbar Coffee & Tea is a small coffee shop and roaster in San Diego with quite a popular following. After hearing several ringing endorsements, we felt compelled to check it out for ourselves, especially since we’ve been trying to make our way through the coffee scene in San Diego. It’s tucked […]

Tom n Toms Coffee

Tom n Toms Coffee

Tom n Toms Coffee Tom n Toms Coffee, a popular Korean coffee chain, recently opened its first location in San Diego. In addition to the standard coffee beverages (mocha, macchiato, etc), there are a few Korean-influenced flavors as well as Korean bread and pastries. The coffee store bears striking similarities to Starbucks, and this first […]

Mostra Coffee

Mostra Coffee

Mostra Coffee Mostra Coffee, one of my favorite coffee roasters in San Diego, recently opened their first cafe. Previously, Mostra Coffee was only open to the public two days a week. The company was started by a childhood group of friends who grew up in North County. Now they are in a much bigger space […]

Hawthorn Coffee

Hawthorn Coffee

Hawthorn Coffee Over the weekend, we went to check out Hawthorn Coffee, a craft coffeehouse run by a father-son team that opened late last year. There were quite a few menu options that caught my attention and since I was in need of a serious caffeine boost, we ended up ordering a large spread. Shaye […]

Mostra Coffee revisits

Mostra Coffee revisits

Mostra Coffee revisits Last year, I wrote a post on Mostra Coffee, one of my favorite coffee spots. Now almost a year later, it still remains on our regular rotation. We love their cold brew as well as their other coffee drinks. We purchased a growler of cold brew early on, and come in every […]

Holsem Coffee

Holsem Coffee

Holsem Coffee One of my favorite places to hang out is Holsem Coffee. With 17 coffee creations, various teas, and local baked goods, there is just so much to try. The high ceilings, marble counters and miniature succulents placed on every table also make it a very inviting space. Here are some of the items […]