Local roasters and artisanal coffee houses keep Silicon Valley’s creative juices flowing. The Chromatic small batch roaster is located in downtown San Jose, with a flagship coffee shop at 5237 Stevens Creek Blvd., Santa Clara. Another boutique roaster founded in San Jose and now based in Santa Clara is the award winning Barefoot Roasters. Rollup/Training Lab is at 408 Martin Ave. in Santa Clara, and its baristas also practice latte art at 1819 S. Bascom Ave., in Campbell. Bellano Coffee slow pours and espressos a selection of regional brand at 3985 Stevens Creek Blvd. in Santa Clara and in downtown’s San Pedro Square Market. Roy’s Station in Japantown has made good use of a converted gas station. In the SoFA District, options include the Italian-themed Cafe Frascati and the highly regarded Vero’s Coffee Bar in the SoFA Market. Cupertino’s Bitter + Sweet is known for pouring Sightglass Coffee and serving specialty desserts. Bay Area favorite Blue Bottle is now at SAP’s HanaHaus at 456 University Ave., in Palo Alto. And Red Rock Coffee Co. on Mountain View’s Castro Avenue is known for specialties such as salted caramel espresso along with its community-building programming.

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