Cawfee Tawk (and Tea News)


Réveille Coffee’s North Beach location. Photo from Facebook.

The Castro has a new coffee spot coming in 2014: brothers Tommy and Christopher Newbury are opening the second brick-and-mortar location of their ~RÉVEILLE COFFEE CO.~ on 18th Street. Much like the current North Beach location, the space will include an open kitchen, a long coffee bar, and lots of blond wood. During the day, look for a similar menu to North Beach, with their braised kale and egg sandwich, and biscuits. But come evening, they’ll be adding dinner service, with seasonal flatbreads and other more substantial fare. Currently, the plan is to open in January 2014—we’ll keep you updated! 4080 18th St. at Hartford.

In Bernal Heights, there are about to be two new places to get a hot beverage and a caffeine boost. Bernalwood reports that a loose-leaf tea shop is coming to Cortland in the next few weeks. 317 Cortland Ave. at Bocana.

There is also a new coffee shop in the works, called ~PINHOLE COFFEE~. The space is still under construction, and the plan is to open in early 2014, according to their Facebook page. 231 Cortland Ave. at Bonview.

In the Outer Richmond, look for new coffee place ~FOG BABY CAFE~. The new spot is in the former Crumbville space and is owned by neighborhood residents Fernando and Shireen Fonseca, according to The Richmond Blog. They’re open for breakfast with bagels, Catahoula Coffee, and pastries from Applebaum Bakery, then at lunch you’ll find sandwiches with neighborhood-themed names, like the Sutro (mozzarella, pesto, sun-dried tomatoes on focaccia). Hours are daily 7am-7pm. 3516 Balboa St. at 37th Ave., 415-221-2466.