I’ll admit it. I’m a coffee nut. So I emailed my neighborhood coffee roaster to see what was going to be available this week. The answer: the usual great selection, plus a Kenya Chania Estate organic. This one is roasted to a full city roast, which works well in my antique vacuum pot. The label on the bag tells me what’s inside. The aroma: lemon, berry. Taste: papaya, spice. Body: medium. Aftertaste: milk chocolate.
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Did you ever search for something for years, even decades, and then… you found it? It’s so wonderfully gratifying when that happens, no matter how seemingly insignificant the object of the search might be. For my part, I spent most of my adult life searching for The Mother Cup… Continue reading The Mother Cup
Thank you, WSYR, for that great newscast on the facade program for James Street businesses! As many as 20 businesses in a 5-block stretch will be able to take advantage of this grant program, so this will have a major impact on the way James Street looks. That, in turn, will attract the kinds of . . . → Read More: Eastwood facade grant program in newscast
At Cafe Kubal, in the Eastwood Plaza on James St., we are frequently tempted by these heavenly goodies:
But for the more health-conscious, Matt and Rachel are now offering this:
Watching your carb consumption? Just want something savory? Check this one out – we did, and it’s the best hummus we’ve ever had!
But… what do we come . . . → Read More: Sweet and savory at the cafe
Walk into Cafe Kubal, just three blocks from the corner of James and Midler, and you immediately know where you are. There is no other cafe like it, for where else will you find not only precisely these beans being roasted in this particular antique roaster, but also the work of The Craftsman, Ron Cosser, who carries on the artistry of Gustav Stickley, fronting the counter that holds your just- made cup of cappuccino? In addition to coffee drinks and teas at reasonable prices, you’ll also find Austrian- style pastries made with butter that’s flown in from Austria! Cafe Kubal is located in what’s commonly known as Sacred Melody Plaza, but the plaza recently got a new lease on life and is now officially the Eastwood Plaza.
Matt and Rachel Godard
It’s businesses like these that create a sense of place, that foster a sense of authentic human attachment and belonging. We welcome businesses to Eastwood that are, whenever possible, locally owned and operated, for it’s the people from here who understand the needs of the people who live here.
Continue reading Café Kubal opens at Eastwood Plaza
Sunday, January 28, 2007 (courtesy the Post-Standard)
BOB NIEDTAt least when you’re moving a hardware store, there are plenty of tools – and a fine selection of those cool brass numbers to go on the new mailbox – to get the job done.Mission accomplished at Nightingale True Value, in Eastwood.
The long-timer bounced over to the Sacred Melody . . . → Read More: Hardware mainstay moves in Eastwood