November 14, 2008



Should you ever be in Newport Beach and in the need of a similar experience, please visit Kean Coffee, owned by the former proprietor of Diedrich's Coffee...looks to be the same quality and attention to detail as Luxxe. I'd say "tell them John Welches sent you," but that probably wouldn't do much.



I heartily second JWs mention of KEAN Coffee. It's on 17th street across from a mega-mega Ralphs store.

The coffees offered are not only done my region as they are at Peets. They are offered in the way they were roasted; Med; Med Full; Full. I spent about two hours chatting with the Jerry the weekend rroaster (they have their roaster onsite and as machines go, it is wicked cool).

Problem is, I'll drink other coffee (Peets, $tarbucks) but I now know of a place where coofee beans are the raw material for artists to work into wonderful creations. Oh yeah, and that do that funny latte art also.

Now, please go back to discussing books I will never read. Enjoy.



Oh, very good news.


I wish I had seen your previous request, as I would have certainly mentioned that you should go to Intelligentsia LA for a flat white. They're a Chicago based company that opened in LA a little while ago, and they'll make you an outstanding drink. They're in Silver Lake, at 3922 West Sunset Blvd. Being from New York, I have no idea where that is, but it's worth going to.

If you ever have need of coffee in New York, I'll let you know of a few places to meet your needs, too.

Lorelei Armstrong

I walk past that place (the Brentwood store) every morning, but still miss Dutton's too much to go in.

Antoine Wilson

I'm with Lorelei on that one.


In my humble Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn is now home to the Pie Shop, where amongst other Australian treats, the flat white is indeed to be found.


know of any places to get a flat white in NYC?

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