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Bay Area Coffee - Monika Trobits
San Francisco was booming in the mid-nineteenth century, and along with adventurers seeking their fortunes came sacks of green coffee beans. The old Yerba Buena Cove swiftly filled with ships, and the city emerged as the third-largest coffee port in the United States. What followed was the rise—and local demise—of the “big three” coffee roasters: Folger’s, Hills Brothers and MJB. Specialized Bay Area roasters like Peerless, Peet’s and Blue Bottle sprang up in their wake, while places such as Tosca’s, Caffé Trieste and the Blue Unicorn blazed the way for modern coffeehouses. Join author Monika Trobits as she traces the historic voyage of the humble coffee bean to the shores of San Francisco Bay.
Join your peers to listen to Monica's fascinating commentary on the aroma's that used to permeate San Francisco's air. You will likely gain some insights that weave their way into some of your own stories.
Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM
St Mary's Cathedral
1111 Gough St
San Francisco, CA 94109
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