Because surely you could use a horchata frappe on a warm winter day: Tierra Mia Coffee, the specalty coffee shop and roastery that started in South Gate, is expanding into Echo Park. It will take over Echo Lake Coffee Company's space, so if driving up Alvarado towards the 2 freeway and/or Taco Zone ... More >>
Compared to its other locations scattered throughout the South Bay, Tierra Mia's new Downtown's location at the base of the Bartlett Building at 7th and Spring Streets is small. "Yeah, this is Downtown-sized," owner Ulysses Romero says, noting that a few of Tierra Mia's comparatively spacious cafes ... More >>
T. NguyenCoffee CommissaryIt used to be that you just needed one hand to count all the truly outstanding coffee shops in Los Angeles. Now, thanks to a recent surge of brave coffee geeks-turned-entrepreneurs, you need both hands to tick off all the stellar shops in the city, and maybe that is ... More >>
Dear Mr. Gold:
I'm looking for a bakery/café downtown, or better, in Boyle Heights, that's open late and reasonably priced. It should be a good, festive place for a group of friends to talk after a play.