After a successful opening at Divisadero's newest toast and coffee bar, The Mill, Four Barrel Coffee's Jeremy Tooker is looking forward to his next project: a completely off-the-grid coffee shop away from the hipster enclaves in the city's wildly under-blogged Portola District. Show More Summary
Four Barrel Coffee in San Francisco's Mission District has banned Instagram and other hipster favorites. The cafe, which does not offer Wi-Fi, is attempting to create a haven away from cell phones and promote interaction with one another instead. Show More Summary
San Francisco’s Four Barrel Coffee made a stir last week when it posted a sign of rules including “not talking about annoying hipster topics”. Ever the fans of self-reference, its bohemian customers wouldn’t stop snapping camera phone pics of the sign so Four Barrel had to update it with a new rule: “No posting this [...]
[Photo: kevinmonty / Instagram] Time to learn the rules, punks: Four Barrel Coffee in San Francisco has a few small requests. Don't throw your trash in the alley. Bus your tables. Don't talk about "annoying hipster topics" like "who...
It didn’t work in Australia, but nobody ever learns, do they? Four Barrel Coffee in San Francisco had something of a problem with loud customers being all “hipstery” and annoying the neighbours, so they posted a notice kindly asking hipsters to shut the hell up. Show More Summary
Four Barrel Coffee in San Francisco had something of a problem with loud customers being all "hipstery" and annoying the neighbors, so they posted a notice kindly asking hipsters to shut the hell up. Only a few days later, the sign had to be amended to include another forbidden act which had suddenly become popular: Instagramming the sign. More »
San Francisco's Four Barrel Coffee made a stir last week when it posted a sign of rules including "not talking about annoying hipster topics". Ever the fans of self-reference, its bohemian customers wouldn't stop snapping camera phone...Show More Summary
Before you go walking by San Francisco's Four Barrel Coffee carelessly engaged in some heated discussion about the latest Duplass brothers film, that diappointing daikon radish you got from the new community-run farmers' market, or the massive amount of cocaine you did last night, take a good look at this sign. Show More Summary
Things that are OK to do in the back alley behind Four Barrel Coffee in San Francisco: Sip artisan brew. Clean up trash. Ponder the inevitable mid-summer fog that has cast a freezing blanket over the city.
San Francisco’s Four Barrel Coffee is more than willing to put up with your hipster clothes, your hipster glasses, your hipster hat, and your unkempt hipster beard, but there are some things they will not put up with. According to The Huffington Post, the discussion of “hipster topics” will simply not be tolerated. Everyone has [...]Show More Summary
At Four Barrel Coffee's back alley coffee window on Caledonia Street, the prickly coffee chain has posted a list of rules for enjoying the alleyway while being respectful of the neighbors. Some of the suggestions are handy, commonsense...Show More Summary
Zachary Carlsen and Jordan Michelman of the excellent Sprudge.com coffee news site took the "Shit Girls Say" meme into my favorite San Francisco cafe, Four Barrel Coffee. Hilarity ensues. "There's no 'X' in espresso." Shit Baristas Say (Thanks, Matthew Williams!)
The Bay Area has been at the forefront of a coffee renaissance in recent years, and local boutique companies like Blue Bottle, Ritual and Four Barrel are now spreading their roasting philosophy -- and their coffee beans -- across the country. KQED's Forum talks to some of the entrepreneurs behind the so-called "third-wave" coffee movement.
A brawl outside of a Valencia street liquor store Saturday afternoon ended inside of Four Barrel Coffee after one employee — coffee roaster working in the back room — denied two thugs an easy exit out the back. The two suspects, a man and a woman, were seen attacking a victim on the ground at 15th Street and Valencia. Show More Summary
Our favorite caffiene fix in the Bay Area, Four Barrel, celebrates its birthday today with free coffee and games. Paolo Lucchesi reports, "First and foremost, there is free coffee all day today, until closing (which is at 4pm). Repeat: free coffee. Show More Summary
San Francisco Parklet in Front of Four Barrel Coffee Photo by Bonnie Hulkower Last week I had the fortune of beating the northeast heat in San Francisco. Instead of seeking air conditioning indoors, I found myself seeking outdoor spaces to congregate. Show More Summary
Parklets, we love them. And now the city's going to have more. The city approved eight permits for businesses who want a parklet. The full list is up at the SF Examiner, but a couple highlights include Four Barrel Coffee...
Blue Bottle? Ritual Roasters? Four Barrel? Sightglass? Just the mere mention of these names can cause hearts to flutter, blood to boil, and even a case of the shakes (all of which can probably be attributed to a severe case of caffeine addiction). Killing My Lobster, a San Francisco based sketch comedy group, takes a [...]
How BP handles a coffee spill - Click above to watch the video after the jump Recent estimates put the spill in the Gulf of Mexico as growing by anywhere from 20,000 to 40,000 barrels of oil per day - making the slick four times as large as the Exxon Valdez incident. Show More Summary
7x7 sat down with Project Runway almost-finalist and Gap Kids designer Jay Sario last week, and they chatted over coffee at Four Barrel just hours before the show's finale aired. Takeaways from the interview: Jay's working on a Spring...Show More Summary