My teen son and I checked out Café Bolívar on a late summer afternoon at the recommendation of friends. I was delighted to find a relaxed atmosphere, great service and really good coffee. This was a special “review” visit and not a real working session, but we stayed long enough to dodge rush hour and […]
If you’re looking for a quiet spot with great coffee and solid wifi in Westwood, leave the main boulevard and head around the corner to Espresso Profeta. It’s a pretty spot in a beautiful brick building with a small but airy indoor area, and outdoor seating in a garden-like setting.
The Koffee Klatch is my wifi spot in the Laguna Beach area. It’s got a bohemian/hipster vibe and gets a pretty broad range of customers, being just off the more heavily beaten tourist track a little further up the PCH.
I’ve been coming to Green Earth Coffee in Lake Forest for the last couple of years whenever I’ve been in the area. I love it for the relaxing sense of retreat, the great coffee and the solid wifi.
The popular wifi review series, My Wifi Life, has grown to cover SoCal’s best spots from Orange County to Antelope Valley. Now, you can get the entire series collected into a clickable PDF…
We spent last week in Ojai, California, where I met my deadlines at Full of Beans, just south of town. They serve locals and tourists good coffee, specialty drinks and lunch either outdoors, on the inviting side porch or in the tree-shaded back courtyard.
Hound Dog + Cat, a new mom and pop pet supply shop, is opening in our Los Angeles Mid-Wilshire neighborhood. The mom and pop are Josh Dragotta and Karena Martin, area locals as excited about creating community as they are about […]
Kaffa! in Orange, California is one of the great, locally-owned cafés that inspired me to start the My Wifi Life review series. I’ve been going there for years whenever I’ve been in the area. My heart skips a beat when I realize my travels will take me near them.
And it’s, Remember? We Overlooked Differences and Pulled Together Day.
Thank you, America, and World, for the grace and courage you expressed—and express—without hesitation.
I’ve started a new personal project on Posterous, compiling my photos of (mostly) commercial art that flies in the face of multinational polish, and speaks with poise in the language of its own place. I’ve got a nagging feeling I started this elsewhere some time ago, but […]
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