Libra Coffee: How to Drink Good, "Pourtable" Coffee While Supporting a Good Cause

Libra Coffee: How to Drink Good, "Pourtable" Coffee While Supporting a Good Cause

Drink coffee (in the wild), give water. That’s Libra Coffee’s newest, modified motto. Once a subscription-only coffee company (one that specializes in shipping fresh roasted coffee to people’s doorsteps), Libra Coffee has officially gone portable. “Pourtable” that is, as founder and CEO and founder, Eric Medina has coined. No longer does the journey of Eric’s fresh roasted speciality coffee end at the front doors of people’s homes, but at the foot of people’s tents…in the wild. 

Baseball, Beer and Coffee? A Tourist's Take on Blueprint Coffee in St. Louis

Baseball, Beer and Coffee? A Tourist's Take on Blueprint Coffee in St. Louis

Alright, here we go. Here I am writing, talking about my travels, coffee and some sports mixed in. It’s been awhile since I’ve written in this format, so pardon my rust.

Couple months ago, me and a couple of buddies made a trip to the Midwest. We went to watch our beloved San Diego Chargers open up their season in Kansas City, known as one of the best football towns in America. But before that, we made a stop just east in St. Louis to experience one of the best baseball towns in America. 

Hawthorn Coffee: A Beyond Normal Coffee Shop in Normal Heights, San Diego

Hawthorn Coffee: A Beyond Normal Coffee Shop in Normal Heights, San Diego

Beautifully lit and architecturally symmetrical, this beyond normal shop buildout in San Diego’s Normal Heights neighborhood may have established Hawthorn Coffee as San Diego's next hottest coffee shop. 

The building's original jade-green tiles rest below a tall and pristine glass facade, encapsulating a bounty of warm and neighborly Adams Avenue vibes. The beautiful wood-trimmed-glass front door is modern, yet classically American. Slightly elevated and smack-dab in the center of the shop, it brings in a lovely sense of balance to the shop.