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No. 1: Seattle

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No surprise—the home of Starbucks is the mother ship for
coffee-loving AFC voters. But there is more than just that familiar logo
here—you’ll find plenty of indie coffeehouses all over the city, as well as
espresso shacks and carts on street corners and in parking lots. All that
caffeine gives the locals an edge, but in a good way: they ranked No. 2 for smartest
locals
in the AFC. And while colder months seem like a great time to enjoy
that hot cup, the Emerald City took last place for winter
visits
.

America's Best Coffee Cities 2011

No. 1: Seattle

No surprise—the home of Starbucks is the mother ship for
coffee-loving AFC voters. But there is more than just that familiar logo
here—you’ll find plenty of indie coffeehouses all over the city, as well as
espresso shacks and carts on street corners and in parking lots. All that
caffeine gives the locals an edge, but in a good way: they ranked No. 2 for smartest
locals
in the AFC. And while colder months seem like a great time to enjoy
that hot cup, the Emerald City took last place for winter
visits
.

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