San Jose

Latte Art Throwdown

The winners of Chromatic Coffee Company’s Latte Art Throwdown on February 2, 2018 are a lively bunch—unafraid of a little friendly competition. Samuel Balean…

Hawaiian Poke Bowl

Centered in the back of SoFA Market across from The Fountainhead Bar, Hawaiian Poke Bowl is a modest operation with a voracious following. What…

Cinequest 2018

Cinequest, founded by Halfdan Hussey and Kathleen Powell, is still going strong after 28 years. This year’s theme, “Impact,” focuses on the importance of…

Vitamina

Talk about your dream, get excited, share that enthusiasm and people will be touched and find ways to support you.—Carlos Jiménez Cárdenas Carlos Jiménez…

Lorenz Mazon Dumuk

There’s nothing superficial about Lorenz Mazon Dumuk. He’s a poet. His love of poetry led him to California State University, East Bay’s Creative Writing…

Hapa’s Brewing

Good Friends and Good Brews The Midtown Arts Mercantile on Lincoln Avenue houses some of the city’s most innovative and creative businesses, while connecting…

Academic Coffee Community

Frank Nguyen has been on a journey for several years, moving toward opening his own crafted coffee house. From building out the space on…

Lola x Kenneth Collaboration

There’s a difference between your job and your work. Your job pays the bills and ends after eight hours each day. Your work is…

Love District

We just wanted to write something cool and original, and everything came organically. In one way, the formation of Love District can be traced…

The Catamount

I’m not one of those celebrity chef types—I don’t hang out in the circle… Ray Tang rushes around the dust-covered floor of his new…