America's Best Coffee Cities
No. 3: San Francisco
As a Top 10 cultural city in the AFC survey, the City by the Bay caters to coffee lovers with well-developed palates. Big chain Peet’s started in nearby Berkeley. Caffe Trieste and Steps of Rome in North Beach appeal to old-school types. And coffee gourmands also rave about Oakland’s Blue Bottle. In top-5 shopping mecca San Francisco, your to-go cup might even be considered a fashion accessory: the locals rank No. 5 in the survey for their sense of style.