Culver City was the destination for today, Day 3 of my caffeine-less crawl through coffee shops of LA.
Conservatory Coffee - decaf double espresso
I was excited to finally see the cafe owned and run by AJ Barish. One of Artisan's earliest customers. He is passionate about offering taste in all of his coffees, even the decaf. I love the crowd at this cafe in Culver City! It was the most diverse population I
|AJ Barish - Conservatory Coffee|
|Relaxed vibe at Conservatory Coffee|
After Conservatory, I popped in at Cognoscenti. What a complete 180 degree difference in ambiance!Conservatory is like the old TV hit, "Cheers." When I arrived in Cognoscenti I was the only one in the store except for the baristas. This was great, as I got to learn a lot about Cognoscenti, but it was eerie, too. Eventually other customers were coming in at what seemed like more of a 'normal' pace for a cafe on a busy LA street.
|Bar Nine Outside|
|Bar Nine Inside|
Airport... long waits, crowds, Starbucks on the plane.