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Coffee In L.A.: Above And Beyond A Cup Of Joe

Elevated coffee culture has existed in isolated pockets in Los Angeles for more than two decades, in places such as Caffe Luxxe in Santa Monica.

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A Los Angeles Market Gets New Life

An upmarket artisan coffee shop, Luxxe sells mini-alfajore cookies to go along with its cappuccinos and candied orange-infused espressos.

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The Los Angeles West Side Guide

This place serves some of the best coffee on the West Side, including real Northern Italian style espresso, and delicious lattes and cappuccinos.

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10 Best Coffee Shops In Los Angeles

Some say the Northern Italian-influenced Caffe Luxxe pulls the best espresso on the Westside, and with good reason: When pulled just right…

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One Of L.A.'s Best Espresso Spots Expands To Pacific Palisades Today

The spiffy new Caffe Luxxe is up and running... The long-awaited location lands at 15200 Sunset Boulevard in the Topa La Cruz building.

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L.A.'s Best Locally Roasted Coffee Beans

Today, the City of Angels counts a wide range of cafes from pioneers like Caffe Luxxe… to an entire new genre of quality-minded eateries.

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The Best L.A. Coffee Shops To Do Work In

Too great to keep to myself. Half of its awesomeness comes from the excellent managerial staff and army of pleasant baristi. They are the best.

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Top 7 Coffeehouses Around Los Angeles Area

The baristas at Caffe Luxxe go through extensive training to make sure every cup is an aromatic delight.

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The 10 Best Coffee Shops In L.A. (For Food)

Caffe Luxxe's single origin roasts tend to be pitch perfect. At their shops, find stacks of cookies, piles of croissants, and neat rows of…

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The Best Coffee Shops In Los Angeles

Any one of the Westside locations is the epitome of a neighborhood coffee shop, doling out espresso drinks, pastries, and good cheer to all.

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From Coding To Coffee: Caffe Luxxe Goes Back To Basics

Though high-tech coffee gadgets abound, two former tech execs went back to basics for their California cafes.

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The Great L.A. Coffee Scene: Your Dream Caffeine Fix May Be Just Around The Corner

A Westside coffee purveyor with sleek Euro-esque cafes, such as on Montana Avenue and in the Brentwood Country Mart, where baristas pull…

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Killer Coffee

We've hit a moment of refinement, with cafes as serious about their beans and their brews as beat poets are about their message. At Caffe Luxxe…

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Friends Of Eater Name Top Restaurant Standbys Of 2011

As is the tradition at Eater, our closeout of the year is a survey of friends, industry types, bloggers, and readers.

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Sip In Luxury At Montecito's Caffe Luxxe

The bright, modern interior of the new spot on Coast Village Road isn’t the only thing luxurious about this café experience.

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Inside the A-List Rock4EB! Fundraiser With Adam Sandler, Julia Roberts and Sean Penn

The event featured food and drinks from a host of vendors including Casamigos Tequila, Casa Vega, Wally’s, Pink’s hot dogs, Caffe Luxxe…

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Serious (Yay!) About Coffee

An all-around aesthetic experience, from the sleek coffee bar where you order your drinks to the black-clad baristas (all adept in latte art).

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The Ultimate Guide To L.A. Coffee

The espresso drinks are impressively strong; the house drinks like the Caffe Nico and the Shakerato are not-to-miss.

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Coffee Talk: Where To Find Great Cups Across The Country

Caffe Luxxe specializes in coffee as fine art... a civilized place to sit down, hang out and talk — with coffee, of course.

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Jason Bentley's Favorite Caffe

Get over the hump with a stop at Caffe Luxxe. They make a quality cup of joe… worth seeking out if you're a coffee aficionado.

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21 Hottest Coffee Shops Around Los Angeles

Must-order: Smooth lattes with superb foam art or a straightforward espresso, served as a double “ristretto”.

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8 Pumpkin Spice Drinks That Are Anything But Basic

Go for this pumpkin spice nightcap crafted by beverage director Michael Horan. A double shot of Caffe Luxxe espresso is shaken with Absolut…

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L.A.'s Best Locally Roasted Coffee Beans

Caffe Luxxe's roasts... draw out subtle nuances of aroma and flavor. Their signature House Blend espresso is inspired by Northern Italy's style.

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How To Spend 48 Hours In Montecito

Start your day at Caffe Luxxe's first location outside of Los Angeles with a Lilac blueberry muffin and a cup of the Montecito Blend.

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You Voted: Here Are Your Favorite Westside Coffee Shop Pros

We hosted a poll on our website that allowed readers to vote for their favorite Westside coffee shop pros.

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A Decade Of Luxury: Caffe Luxxe

Friends and co-owners of Caffe Luxxe, Mark Wain & Gary Chau, are all about the decade of decadence. Their coffee is roasted with the senses…

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The Valley Adds More Falafel Arax, Downtown Adds Taprooms

The coffee shop is celebrating its tenth year in business by hosting a large collection of previously unseen Beatles and Rolling Stones images.

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Coffee Talk: Empire Building

Now Gary Chau and Mark Wain have added a new roasting facility and can officially control all aspects of their brand of bean whispering here in L.A.

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Caffe Luxxe Survey

Rich, strong espresso drinks are crafted by bona-fide coffee geeks schooled in the fine art of java at these Brentwood and Santa Monica cafes.

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My L.A. To Z: Cl.A.Ire Thomas

I’ve been going there since they opened their first location on Montana. They serve Northern Italian style coffee, simple and perfect.

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Best Coffee In L.A., From Intelligentsia To Stumptown (Photos)

Caffe Luxxe presents beautifully displayed coffee that taste just as good as it looks.

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Now In L.A.

Caffe Luxxe…. in Brentwood is perfect for morning coffee.

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8 Malibu Spots To Eat, Explore And See Breathtaking Views

My favorite coffee shop in all of Los Angeles... If you’re looking for something deliciously indulgent, their almond milk mocha is a must-have!

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Straw Bans In Socal Have Some Turning To Metal Even Pasta Straw Solutions

Malibu is just one city of many that has said goodbye to offering plastic straws, leaving restaurants to get creative.

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Zagat 2014

No need to go to Italy, the espresso jockeys at these Euro-style coffeehouses know how to fashion strong, rich caffeinated creations…

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The New Huckleberry Cookbook Has A Whole Chapter Devoted To Coffee. Find Out Why.

Caffe Luxxe opened their first shop in the same year we opened Rustic Canyon... We like the way they make coffee. Gary and Mark are like family.

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Photos: Silver Screen Speed

Malibu's resident car man Fireball Tim hosted a one-of-a-kind car event outside Caffe Luxxe, featuring vehicles made famous in Hollywood.

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12 Chefs + Coffee + Beer = Best Father's Day Brunch Ever?

Firestone Walker Brewing Co and FoodGPS are curating a special “CollaBREWtive Brunch” that pairs local craft breweries with local coffee roasters.

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Caffe Luxxe Opens Off Billionaire's Beach In Malibu

Los Angeles roaster/retailer Caffe Luxxe, which celebrated its first decade in business last year, has opened its first new café in seven years…

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L.A.'s Caffe Luxxe Opens Upscale Café In Brentwood

Continuing to caffeinate in some of Los Angeles’ most well-heeled enclaves, roaster/retailer Caffe Luxxe has opened a new location.

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Bill Esparza Steps Away From Tacolandia Event; Plus Half-Priced Wings And A New Caffe Luxxe

Caffe Luxxe has officially made its way to Brentwood... The company is planning a big opening event for December 19, complete with free drinks.

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Coffee Tsunami Floods Through The Town

Palisadians lined up to sample the wares of the latest arrival in town… And the conclusion was enthusiastic and unanimous: yes, please.

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From Living In A Santa Monica Laundromat To Walking The Red Carpet, Queen Mimi's Seen It All

For anyone who's stopped into Santa Monica's Caffe Luxxe or the nearby laundromat over the last few decades, Mimi's presence was unmissable.

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Caffe Luxxe Branches Out From L.A. With Montecito Opening

The company has expanded its remarkably consistent brand identity, using both terminology and quality markers associated with coffee's Third Wave…

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Caffe Luxxe: Baristi Attend The 4Th Annual Latte Art Competition

Baristi from all three of Caffe Luxxe's locations were winnowed down to eight semi-finalists after a few pre-qualifying rounds.

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Get Out! 24 - Caffe Luxxe Coffee - Santa Monica Citytv

In this segment of Get Out, Todd takes us to Caffe Luxxe for the perfect cappuccino.

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Interview: Caffe Luxxe Co-Founder Gary Chau

On October 6, Chau met me at Luxxe's original Santa Monica location to discuss his company's background, distinguishing characteristics and future…

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The 14 Best New Coffee Shops In America

An offshoot of Two Guns Espresso, the Yacht Club is brewing hot beverages pier-side using Caffe Luxxe beans from Santa Monica.

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Artisanal Coffee At Caffe Luxxe On Montana Ave:

A cup of coffee is serious business at Santa Monica's Caffe Luxxe, an artisanal coffee/espresso bar that's a far cry from the mega chains.

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Gardena Area Independent Coffee Company Is All About The Social Scene

When Pernilla Svensson moved to California from Stockholm two years ago, she missed her favorite cafe where she chatted and laughed with friends…

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A Day In Malibu With Helene Henderson Of Malibu Farm

Helene's killer vitamin B juice shots, quinoa oatmeal, Caffe Luxxe coffees and simple lunch fare keep us coming back for more.

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Rare Beatles And Stones Photos Coming To Caffe Luxxe In Santa Monica

One of contemporary coffee trailblazers in the Los Angeles area, Caffe Luxxe is celebrating its 10th anniversary this July.

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Caffe Luxxe Opens In Pacific Palisades

Mark Wain and Gary Chau dreamed of creating cafés where coffee and social connection were preeminent. So, they came up with Caffe Luxxe…

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Caffe Luxxe Celebrates 10 Years In Santa Monica

Caffe Luxxe has managed to comfortably survive 10 years... while keeping firm to their initial principles and international inspiration.

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The Perfect Blend: Caffe Luxxe Turns 10

Since Caffe Luxxe opened, small, artisanal coffee shops have gone from a rarity to a staple of Los Angeles food culture.

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Where To Find The Best Coffee In Los Angeles

Caffe Luxxe is teeming with a soulful, small-town ambiance. Their artisan approach to roasting results in a hand-crafted, matchless cup of coffee.

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Taste Of Glendale, A New Secret Menu In Dtla & Other Tasty Tuesday News Bites

Artisan coffee roaster Caffe Luxxe expands to Malibu this Wednesday, April 26 at 22333 Pacific Coast Highway from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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New Artisanal Coffee Roaster To Open In Montecito

Artisanal coffee roaster Caffe Luxxe, based in Los Angeles' westside, is making their Santa Barbara County debut.

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Top Selling Beverages At Los Angeles Coffeehouses

I asked key people at a number of L.A.'s best coffeehouses one simple question: 'What's your top selling beverage?'

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Caffe Luxxe Offers One Of The Best Coffee Experiences In Los Angeles

Caffe Luxxe is on just about every top-ten list of coffee joints in the city. It was named Best Coffee Shop in Brentwood last year…

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Top Los Angeles Hot Drinks

Caffe Nico is a frothy espresso drink featuring a double shot of espresso, half & half, a sprinkle of cinnamon, and a nice citrus jolt.

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50 States Series: Best Local Coffee Shops Worth Traveling For

We compiled a list of the top local coffee shop in each state worth traveling for.

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The Journey Behind Your Java

The talented Caffe Luxxe team travels the world to source one-of-a-kind beans with a wide-range of flavors.

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Brooke Lyons From Showtime's ‘The Affair’ Shares Her Insider Guide To Los Angeles

"Caffe Luxxe is delightful. I like a balance of quality and approachability."

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Kristin Davis's City Guide

“Caffe Luxxe has the best lattes.” -Kristin Davis

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We Ate All The Sugar At Our Treat Yo' Self Dessert Party

We're still thinking about all the sweet, sweet treats we devoured at yesterday's Treat Yo' Self tasting event.

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Caffe Luxxe Celebrates 10 Years

Caffe Luxxe is still one of the few truly local coffee roasters born and raised in Los Angeles (Santa Monica specifically).

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F. Ron Smith Of Partners Trust On The Changing Agency Model

Cafe Luxxe in Brentwood is my favorite. You have to order the mandorla. It's a wicked good almond cappuccino.

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The Dish: Caffe Luxxe Brings Upscale Coffee, Community Feel

As one walks into Caffe Luxxe, a high-end European-style artisanal coffee roaster and retailer…

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My Favorite Cup Of Coffe: Caffe Luxxe

For me there's only one choice when it comes to my favorite coffeehouse and that's Caffe Luxxe where coffee brewing is an art form all its own.

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Here Are Brentwood's 3 Newest Businesses To Open

Caffe Luxxe returns to Brentwood… Previously, the upscale coffee shop had spent nearly a decade within the Barry Building.

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Caffe Luxxe Terrace Perks Up For Concert

Barista Erik Chapman was able to serve up something a little different at Malibu's Caffe Luxxe on Friday, May 18…

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Caffe Luxxe x Chef Josiah Citrin

Caffe Luxxe is one of our favorite artisanal coffee shops in the Los Angeles area... Caffe Luxxe curates a wonderful selection of culinary items…

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Here Are The Best 5 Coffee Shops In Santa Monica!

Treat yourself to the artisan coffee from Caffe Luxxe... They carefully source and roast their beans in small batches.

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Ride Of The Week: Coffee, Cops And Cool Cars

But the other day, I got to enjoy a drive down the highway to Caffe Luxxe in Malibu…

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Bizhawk: Caffe Luxxe Opens On Coast Village Road In Santa Barbara

Northern Italian-style espresso coffee shop Caffe Luxxe has arrived in Santa Barbara. The chic coffee shop... officially opens on Saturday.

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Buy The Bean: Local Roasters For Coffee Achievers

Espresso and single-origin beans are delivered daily to their 3 westside shops, the aroma so flavorful you can almost taste it upon entering.

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The Artisan Coffee Experience At Caffe Luxxe

Coffee takes on a whole new meaning at the European-inspired Caffe Luxxe. Long gone are your grandfather's Folgers.

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Top Los Angeles Summer Beverages

This 12-ounce coffee soda (the Frizzante) combines soda water, simple syrup and fresh pulled espresso over ice, which packs a punch.

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Film About Montana's "Queen Mimi" Packs The House

Rokah who is a barista at Caffe Luxxe, became interested in Mimi as a subject when he’d see her on Montana Ave at 5 in the morning…

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Montecito Country Mart Comes Of Age As A Community Center

Customers are encouraged to linger with a green juice, a cup of dark roast coffee from newly opened Caffe Luxxe or a gourmet snack…

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Today's Vlog! Ferrari Car Show At Caffe Luxxe Malibu – Fireball Malibu Vlog 707

Fireball hosts this Ferrari Car Show at Caffe Luxxe in Malibu with about 30 Stallions from The Ferrari Club of America.

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This Week's Hidden Gem: Caffe Luxxe

It has become one of my favorite spots in Malibu… It's near campus and has a really nice atmosphere. A great alternative place to study.

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Eat Like You’Ve Won Something!

It's a bake sale featuring dessert heavy hitters Huckleberry, Milo & Olive, and The Gourmandise School, with coffee provided by Caffe Luxxe.

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