Good coffee is hard to find. I'm on a mission to make it easier. I started in Korea, moved to Sweden, and now I'm in New York, hunting for the best, and sharing the journey with you here. Send me a tip, feel free to share your own experiences or questions in the comments, and above all, drink better coffee! :)

Los Angeles
Single Origin Coffee, LA Farmers Market at 3rd and Fairfax

Single Origin Coffee, LA Farmers Market at 3rd and Fairfax

Coffee news in recent weeks has been dominated by the highly anticipated opening of Handsome Coffee Roasters in Downtown LA. But not to be overshadowed, another noteworthy cafe called Single Origin just opened its doors. This new shop is in the Farmers Market at 3rd and Fairfax, next to the Grove shopping mall, and it’s...
9 Days in LA Part Three: Intelligentsia

9 Days in LA Part Three: Intelligentsia

Last winter I was able to go home to Los Angeles with Claire for a quick 9 day holiday vacation with my family. Here’re some pictures of our visit to Intelligentsia’s Venice and Silver Lake locations. I feel like everyone knows about Intelligentsia already and a review would be redundant, so I’ll just share some...
9 Days in LA Part Two: Aroma Coffee & Tea

9 Days in LA Part Two: Aroma Coffee & Tea

Aroma Coffee & Tea is right off the 101 freeway, on a quiet neighborhood block full of little restaurants, thrift shops, and boutiques built in re-purposed existing homes. The residential locale, house-like interior proportions, and foliage covered outdoor seating makes it feel like a well kept neighborhood secret. That is, until you see the line...
9 Days in LA Part One: LAMILL

9 Days in LA Part One: LAMILL

Despite ambitious plans to hit a different cafe on each day of our Christmas trip to LA, it turns out that there’s more to life than coffee(!). Visiting your home town for nine days is really not enough time to see everyone and do everything, though it was enough time to get a $446 speeding...