The Coffeehouse Chronicles
Now one of the older coffee joints in town, Ruta Maya uses its warehouse space for real-life industrial activity -- roasting their own coffees for local restaurants, homegrown groceries, and on-site enjoyment. It's literally one big room that's taken on the best trappings of a multifunction entertainment complex, Chronicle food writer Pableaux Johnson writes.
"...Soundtrack: Stereolab, Curtis Mayfield, My Bloody Valentine, Del Dragons..."
Sept. 17, 1999 Food Column by Pableaux Johnson