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...
Mean Streets, It’s Personal, tales of crime or adventures from neighbors who experience them. Send your tales to firstname.lastname@example.org 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...
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...
Phil Jaber, the founder of Philz Coffee, wants to caffeinate the world. In February he’ll take another step toward that goal when he opens a new Philz Coffee location in Facebook's Menlo Park complex.
The godmother of punk, at Philz Monday night.
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Composting in San Francisco? Natch.
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