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Feb 4, 2007 11:32 AM

seeking good COFFEE around USC!

the coffee shops on campus are all starbucks franchises, and while i love the raggazzi room's feel and decor, their coffee can tend towards the weak. i never bother with the coffee bean on expo -- their stuff is overpriced. are there any good indie coffee places around (i know this board discourages talk about chains) that i'm missing? or good restaurant coffee?

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  1. There is no good coffee in Los Angeles. I'm very sorry. I wish I were kidding.

    The least of the bad is usually in Vietnamese restaurants, where it is served w/ condensed milk.

    I'd be delighted to hear of a counterexample.

    1. I'm not sure if this helps, the cafe in RTH building serves Peet's coffee.

      1. sometimes i stop by the coffee factory on fig (in the same plaza as fatburger and cup o joy). it's cheaper than what you can get on campus!

        3014 S Figueroa St
        Los Angeles, CA 90007

        1. the cafe at tutor hall on campus serves peet's coffee. there's also seattle's best at betty crocker's in the student commons, and a relatively new coffee beans & tea leaf on fig, next to PS1.

          1. More Peet's on campus: the law school cafe and the Doheny Tea House.