North Beach

SF day trip: a little taste of Italy

By now, you’ve probably roamed through the streets of Chinatown and sat by the water at Fisherman’s Wharf. But perhaps you have yet to wander into the adjacent North Beach. North Beach is San Francisco’s Little Italy. It has historically been home to many Italian-Americans and used to be an actual beach before the city’s borders were extended. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing spot to read a book while sipping some high-quality espresso or simply looking to grab a hot slice of pizza, North Beach should definitely be your go-to spot.
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Summer Starbucks hacks

With all the coffee we drink as college students, getting the same plain old drip coffee can be bland. We spoke to a Starbucks employee about some of the cool drinks people have ordered from the secret menu and some other interesting tips for ordering the best drink and saving
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Coffee

A guide to ordering your next cup of coffee

While we might have once found it acceptable to order just a plain old cup of joe, living in Berkeley has taught us differently. We still have the old second-wave coffee shops like Peet’s and Starbucks, but we have the added benefit of the Bay Area’s third-wave artisanal coffee, like Philz Coffee, and soon, Blue Bottle Coffee. With all the different choices, it can become unnecessarily overwhelming to order. The person in front of you got a non-fat triple-shot caramel macchiato, but what’s the right taste for you? Luckily, we at Clog are here to help you decipher the menu.
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What to expect when you’re expecting — your coffee

It is not often that two develop a connection so palpable that everyone who bears witness respects this bond. A newborn baby is, for all intents and purposes, still very much connected to his or her doting mother. Similarly, spiritual relationships often take precedent over those shared with any other sentient beings. Unless your mother
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What does your coffee say about you?

Disclaimer: Absolutely none of this is scientifically proven. 1. Black You’re a no-nonsense kind of gal or guy. Straightforward is best, in your opinion. Your biting sarcasm probably gets you into trouble more often than not. You enjoy this. You probably enjoy sipping your cup of coffee, slouched over your
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