California Coffee

Posted on Tuesday, May 24th, 2016 at 11:23 am

Take a trip to our favourite coffeehouses in California.

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When it California, do what Californian's do! The state has become known for its coffee as much as it's known for its tech savvy neighbourhoods. If you're ever in the sunshine state, take a trip to 7FAM's favourite coffee shops.

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Saint Frank Coffee is not a place for people watching, it's a place to relax. Take a break from the beach activities to indulge in the serene interiors and locally roasted brew. Coffee aficionados will find pleasure in an espresso “n” tonic but for those on the hunt for a more moderate, try the flat white with homemade almond milk.

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Tucked away in Grand Central Market station is one long coffee bar, literally! Founded by the LA baristas Kyle Glanville and Charles Babinski, Good Coffee, Bad Coffee serves up a gourmet inspired selection from the world's top roasters and farms. Our favourite is the espresso dark and stormy. Its gingery kick, sweetened with a dash of caramel is the perfect morning boost.

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Housed in a former San Francisco warehouse, Four Barrel Coffee is known for using the drip technique to craft coffee from the bean to the cup. In exchange for WiFi, the café plays vinyl records while your eyes wander out the large bay windows towards Valencia Street.

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Croft Alley — the perfect hidden gem with the most delicious lunchtime fare is hidden right behind popular shopping destination Melrose Place. Stop in for a quick salad or bowl for sustenance after a busy day of shopping. The iced matcha is a dream!

From superfood smoothies to Acai bowls, Beaming Café covers every healthy aspect of food. There are multiple locations all over LA, so you can easily find one to stop in and have a health-charged meal. Treat yourself with a yummy Beamuccino and vegan gelato sandwich!