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.
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Peel back San Francisco's fog and you'll find a city boasting some of the loveliest coffee experiences in the US: charming walk-up kiosks, spacious, airy cafes, and an ever-growing number of quality shops roasting locally and serving locally.
You may not have expected artisanal coffee up in Headless Horseman country, but lo! Tarrytown's Coffee Labs has been roasting coffee and providing a cozy cafe space for humans and their dogs for nearly a decade. (Though inside dogs got the cafe kibosh by the Department of Health recently, the owners are looking to overturn this—the "Labs" in their name is not short for "Laboratories".)