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Five Large

It is with great pleasure that I announce that Bica turns FIVE on Wednesday, August 19. To celebrate, we will again be offering free brew coffee all day and this year, one great tea as well. I hear many accolades, some direct, others indirect, but very recently, while in the casual carpool on the way [...]

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The Birds and the Beans

As we blow past Winter and right into Spring here in the Bay Area, I’m reminded of two constants in life:  birds mixing it up and the incredible array of beans available at Bica.  The Robins and Varied Thrushes have started their annual dance in late January, an event that really should happen in the [...]

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Canines and Geshas

Poking around the Rockridge shops recently, I’ve received many warm wishes from customers and merchants for the great coffee and experience at our little café.  Bica’s multi-roaster concept and laid-back vibe truly comes to life during this festive time of year.  We’ve had three stellar Geshas from Verve on the BicaBrewBar during the past few [...]

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Bean Curation

Customers have asked, we’re now going to deliver. The BicaBean Club is now available for our most devout customers. With a roster of six of the finest roasters in the world on show, Bica is uniquely positioned to offer a diverse array of beans on an ongoing basis. Similar, but different, to offering six different [...]

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Ethiopia Dreamin’

A few weeks back as the baseball season went into over-drive (Go Gigantes!), in an effort to stay awake for all of the games, I sought out great coffee.  I noticed a plethora of great Ethiopian and Kenyan coffees on local menus, including some on Bica’s. We decided to see if we could find a [...]

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Number 4 Brewin’

Slap! Back of the unguarded net every time. Over and Over. Repeating my favorite Boston Bruin’s number, “Number Four….Bobby Orr….he shoots, he scores!”. As a young kid growing up in Boston, he was everyone’s hero. I think it was at this point that I became somewhat obsessed with all things numerical. And now, Bica is [...]

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Song From the Heart

The more things change, the more they remain the same. Not sure who said that, but it’s apropos at Bica at the moment. Our commitment to provide the highest quality coffee within a homey environment has never wavered. It’s this focused commitment that guides us through tricky times and has us prepared to pounce when [...]

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Moby Duck

The holiday season has come and gone, but memories linger on. Something about the aromas that emanate from Bica help stoke the merriment engine. The BicaTeam was on fire, happy to have such a loyal group of regulars who lap up the various coffees on the menu. One stand out has been Four Barrel’s “Andino [...]

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Beans and Beards

I don’t know if it’s because Taylor’s finally back from her Pacific Crest Trail Trek, or if it’s because the Sox dominated in October, or if it’s just that coffee roasters are just getting better and better, but the conversation has deepened around the coffee. No longer are we just referring to coffee’s origin as [...]

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Three and Free

Hard to believe, but Bica’s Third Anniversary is quickly approaching. On Monday, 19AUG13, we will celebrate with our great customers in our traditional fashion: Free Coffee All Day! The menu will be extensive, featuring the following roasters and coffees: Ritual, from San Francisco, CA: Costa Rica El Angel Four Barrel, from San Francisco, CA: Ethiopia [...]

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