[Homeroast] Portland Cafe reviews

Yakster yakster at gmail.com
Tue Feb 1 12:39:26 CST 2011

Sounds like a fun trip, Justin.  I was hoping to have a long layover in
Portland on my way back from Europe, but my plans changed and I ended up in
Chicago instead (so I took a cab to Intelligentsia).

Regarding the hipster invasion, that's nothing unique to Portland, I have to
battle this at my local Barefoot Coffee in Santa Clara and when I hit Red
Rock in Mountain View last Sunday it was more of the same. The barista there
was trying to explain to a customer why he wouldn't serve a soy latte, but I
missed the details of this conversation.


On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 8:55 PM, Justin Schwarz <houstini at comcast.net>wrote:

> While in Portland earlier today I stopped in a few shops that were notable,
> yes I know there are many.
> Barista/NE Alberta:
>  The atmosphere was okay, but I must be getting old or something because I
> just felt out of place with my family in a coffeeshop full of hipsters with
> macbooks, I guess it can't be avoided in Portland though and I will put up
> with the "scene" for good espresso.

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