There’s art, and then there’s latte art.
With autumn in full swing, I suddenly developed an insatiable craving for warm coffee and sugary pastries. As if on cue, my appetite knew it was that time of year again for seasonal drinks and indulgent desserts. My coffee shop of choice: Kreuzberg, CA.
In multitudes they throng to the café — the young and attractive, the hipster and musically-inclined, with nothing but guitars on their backs, harmonicas in their pockets and intense cravings for caffeine.
Beams of sunlight pour through Kreuzberg, CA as the day escapes into the evening. Guests trickle in and out of the muraled café, with the majority of customers ordering cold beverages to counter the day’s lingering heat. Students and locals fill the worn, velvet and wooden chairs, sipping Italian soda between bites of dishes named after literary figures.
Local folk-alternative band History of Painters played its last show as a band this past Friday night at Kreuzberg, CA.
The female duo’s overlapping harmonies swirl through Bon Temps Creole Cafe, commingling with the steam piping off big, white bowls of gumbo.
Although San Luis Obispo is a small town, the art scene is prolific, alive, and affordable for students.
The greater San Luis Obispo area has an abundance of off-campus study spots, just waiting to be occupied by studying students who need to get away from the hustle and bustle of the University Union and the Robert E .…