Tag Archives: Philz Coffee

Who Invented One Cup at a Time? The Phil and Rodger Story

At coffeeshops around the Bay Area, caffeine fiends seek solace in the one-cup-at-a-time specialty coffee of Philz Coffee, knowing nothing of the historical dispute hidden in their cups. Inside the first “Philz Coffee” at 24th and Folsom streets, Phil Jaber, a man who has gone from owning a corner store to being backed by some $15 million in VC funding...

I’m Not in Japan Anymore

Mean Streets, It’s Personal,   tales of crime or adventures from neighbors who experience them.  Send your tales to info@missionlocal.com Just off the plane from Japan. Cecilia and I headed down to get a cup of Philz’s strongest and were greeted… so to speak. by our neighborhood violent inebriate.  “You stole my picture”… he shouted.   “You took my money.”  Then he...

Giants Ice Philz 4-2

Following the route of Mission Creek from the sacred baseball fields of San Francisco (now a hideous mall) to the mudflats of Mission Bay (now a Clockwork Orange development scam) doesn’t take long, even for a dawdler. Often it’s a beautiful walk, providing a calming counterpoint to the chaotic spectacle you will soon witness, chained to your seat at the...