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Sippin' with Sara: Part One

Sippin' with Sara: Part One

"With Dan’s help, I negotiated terms and navigated a very tumultuous lease renewal process. Then finally, the day after Iris was born, a courier arrived at the NICU and delivered paperwork for me to sign to begin taking over ownership of the cafe."

Coffee with Cathy: Part Four

Coffee with Cathy: Part Four

The more important question is what do YOU look for in tasting notes? That is the question I am always trying to answer. I know what I like, but that’s just me. One of the things about coffee that I find very interesting are the different ways people approach and have tastes for coffee. Some people like only dark roast, some prefer light. Some want flashy and fancy coffees with unique processing techniques and some folks want coffee that just tastes like coffee.

Coffee with Cathy: Part Three

Coffee with Cathy: Part Three

"Our coffees may be priced a little higher, but those higher costs translate to supporting initiatives at origin that provide access to education for women and children, healthcare and housing and encourage working in tandem with the environment."

Zocalo March 2022 Newsletter

Zocalo March 2022 Newsletter

It is a testament to you all that our doors are still open. And for that, we give you our most sincere thanks. You have proven time and time again that this community is not only our workplace, but our home.


Coffee with Cathy: Part Two

Coffee with Cathy: Part Two

"In general, a lighter roast will have more nuanced aromas and flavors (floral and fruit flavors really shine here) but consequently can have more acidity. Darker roasts will have a more gentle acidity and fuller body but those more delicate flavors/smells can turn into roasty and toasty flavors."