12 Jan 2024

Philz Coffee Moves Their Headquarters to Oakland

Philz Coffee is relocating its headquarters from San Francisco to Oakland. Previously situated in The Dog Patch neighborhood of San Francisco, The San Francisco Examiner has reported that Philz’s new headquarters will be situated at their roasting plant near The Coliseum in Oakland. Why the move? Philz CEO, Mahesh Sadarangani,

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17 Oct 2023

Philz Coffee Closes Original Mission District Location

Since the beginning of the Pandemic, San Francisco has been no stranger to businesses closing. So when I hear about a local business biting the dust, I’m not exactly surprised, but the closure of Philz did strike me as odd. Since you’re reading a BAS article, I’m going to go

Abraham Woodliff - Bay Area Memelord 0
27 Jan 2024

The San Francisco Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the San Francisco Beer Passport. There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 27 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 27 of the finest locally

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
07 Jun 2022

Caffeinated But Not Woke: How White Fragility Pervades The Workplace

WRITTEN BY: HABIBI BRIDGES I was a new hire at a local coffee shop here in San Francisco that outwardly prides itself on its wokeness, but ironically has a history of scandal involving racism and sexism. I noticed many of my coworkers making jokes that would be considered inappropriate if

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23 Mar 2022

Ode to The Doughnut Shop

Given the infestation of corporate coffee shops, the browbeaten drifters have begrudgingly relocated. Sickened by the whine of the latest pop culture commodities, and spooked by the mechanical scripts of corporate serfs, we yearn for the aging coffee shacks of yore, the ones that were only grotesque in their literality.

Lydia Sviatoslavsky 0
16 Feb 2022

What They’re Not Telling You About Bay Area Starbucks Closures

Is your neighborhood Starbucks closed?  According to local news reports, several Starbucks locations are struggling with “staffing shortages.” Considering that we’re still in the midst of a global pandemic, this seems plausible. But there’s a larger story at play here that’s not making headlines.  Last December, employees at the Elmwood

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11 Nov 2021

5 SF-Based Coffee Shops that Edge Out the Corporate Competition

Working from home may be a luxury, but perhaps the luxury ends there. Perhaps “home” is little more than a sunlight-starved hovel, crawling with roommates and other forms of vermin. Perhaps you, like me, are in need of some alternatives.  You might consider The Coffee Shop. San Francisco is littered

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15 Oct 2020

We Wanna Give You an SF Coffee Passport!

Step into a world of adventure with the San Francisco Coffee Passport. There’s no better way to explore a place than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing, you get 31 cups of coffee at 31 excellent cafes for $35. It honestly doesn’t get much better than that, unless you get

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
12 May 2020

From The Bay to Palestine & Back, How Grand Coffee Became a Mission Staple

East Bay to Palestine, Palestine to San Francisco: How Nabeel Silmi built a coffee staple in the San Francisco Mission.