The Gaggia at Iron & Steam. Photo from Facebook.
Some coffee news for you around town because, hey, caffeination is important. We have mentioned ~PINHOLE COFFEE~ before, and they are now open in Bernal. The owner is JoEllen Depakakibo, previously of Blue Bottle, and Bernalwood reports she is using Linea Caffe beans. You can read more on Sprudge here. Rainbow stripes! Hours are Mon-Fri 6:30am-5pm and Sat-Sun 7:30am-5pm. 231 Cortland Ave. at Bonview.
Over in Dogpatch is the new ~DIGNITÀ~, which opened in the Invention Hub coworking space—people seem fired up on the seating options. There are also a variety of goodies available, from cookies to quick breads. In case the name seems familiar, this is the same café that is opening in The Hall as well. 2225 3rd St. at 19th St.
Was sorry to read on Chowhound ~IRON & STEAM ESPRESSO BAR~ and their gorgeous Gaggia machine have packed up and are no longer operating out of the Hi Lo Club’s window on Polk. 1423 Polk St. at Pine.