Close to 40 Years, Cafe Allergo Still Ranks High on the Seattle Coffee Scene by Seattle Coffee Scene. Much in our lives seems to come and go: Fads. Fashions. Flip phones. And while I can appreciate the wonders of innovation, my heart often rests comfortably on things that last a long while: an old sofa. […]
University District Coffee Houses
I don’t remember my first cup of coffee. I don’t remember my first kiss – or at least that’s what I keep telling myself. But if I did, I would have wished that they both happened at a place like the Ugly Mug Café in Seattle’s University District. If you walk anywhere […]
There are plenty of reasons to love Seattle. If you love coffee, you can find a good cup of Joe pretty much anywhere, including a video store – but not just any video store and not just any cup of Joe.
Long before Seattle could count four hundred souls on its residents list, the University of Washington was born. That was back in 1861. Over the next 150 years UW would grow into an academic powerhouse renowned for its research, well equipped graduates, and its coffee. Well, maybe not the coffee… But it is certainly known […]
On the edge of the University District – beyond the bustle of undergrads, beyond the fresh aroma of farmer markets and herbal co-ops, beyond the noisy dive bars and take out restaurants, therein lies a wonderful little coffee oasis called Herkimer Coffee. With two locations open, Herkimer Coffee has established quite a formidable name […]
Sometimes the most beautiful things are found in unlikely places. A short walk from the University of Washington you will find Cowen Park Grocery store, which sells wonderful Seattle coffee. This small community convenient store has a good selection of wine, beer, and food. They also have a little café in the corner that comes […]