Crave – food & drink

It’s hard to leave the coast but I make the sacrifice every once in a while if I have a good reason. Alpine Beer Company in Alpine, Calif. is a good reason. This tiny brewery is in East County San Diego—a straight shot across Interstate 8 East, just over 30 miles … Read Entire Post

Crave – food & drink

Kauai Coffee’s Koloa Estate is the largest coffee farm in the United States. The 3,100-acre coffee plantation is home to 4 million coffee trees—and it’s GMO-free. The coffee is grown in volcanic soil, where it’s touched by mountain rain, warm Pacific sunshine and gentle Hawaiian trade winds. And every coffee bean … Read Entire Post

Crave – food & drink

Like your coffee California-style? Surf City Coffee Company offers specialty coffees, food & more in the tradition of the California coastal experience. The employee-owned company has 3 locations—Aptos and Scotts Valley (Santa Cruz County), and Moss Landing (Monterey County). I visited the company’s original store at 9105 Soquel Drive in … Read Entire Post