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Julep Venue Now Open and Serving WestBean Coffee

Julep Venue Now Open and Serving WestBean Coffee

You can now grab WestBean coffee at Julep, a 12,0000-square-foot gathering space in the heart of San Diego. The venue includes a cafe that serves a variety of WestBean espresso drinks and quick service food. The cafe menu is designed by our owners, James and Andrew. We also have coffee...

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Everything You Need to Know About the Bialetti Moka Express

Everything You Need to Know About the Bialetti Moka Express

Bialetti. A household name and an essential rite in Italy for almost ninety years, this unique homebrew gadget is increasingly gaining traction here in the United States. Although technically not espresso, it is as close to being espresso without having to own an actual espresso machine.  Here at WestBean, we’re...

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The (Brief) Origins of Latte Art in America

The (Brief) Origins of Latte Art in America

Latte art is known today as the instantly instagrammable trend sweeping through cafes across the United States, including ours. However, that trend actually began decades ago when microfoam was developed. Latte art, built out of the combination of coffee oil and brewed coffee with milk foam, comes “directly out of...

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