Los Angeles! Where better to see and be seen drinking delicious coffee beverages? In recent years, countless Californians have taken breaks from their juice cleanses to strut around with to-go cups from early coffee scene pioneers like Intelligentsia and LAMill. But nowadays, the playing field is a little more crowded. LA's current coffee selection has some of the country's best and most interesting shops.
'Handsome Coffee Roasters' on Serious Eats
Handsome Coffee Roasters, a team of pedigreed coffee chaps (including former World Barista Champion Michael Phillips) with an eye on the prize, are set to open both their LA roastery cafe later this month, as well as a satellite cafe in New York, within downtown cocktail-resto Demi Monde, in March.