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Best Cup of Coffee

Zeke's Coffee

3003 Montebello Terrace, (443) 992-4388,

Posted 9/16/2009

It's taken less than four years for Zeke's to become the city's coffee standard bearer. That little black-and-white coffee bean/crab logo flies at local farmers' markets, the Mill Valley Garden Center, Eddie's Supermarkets, and bumper stickers and T-shirts all over town. And for good reason. President and head roaster Thomas Rhodes seeks out the best growers--whether they're fair trade, rainforest alliance, or merely good farmers who grow independent of those labels--and the best beans, organic and conventional. At about $12 a pound, you can travel the world. Lately, we've been hanging out in Ethiopia, but that could change on a whim or a suggestion by someone working the stall.

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Other Awards for Best Cup of Coffee:

The 'Spro, 9/17/2008

Zeke's Coffee, 9/19/2007

Zeke's Coffee, 9/20/2006

A Common Ground, 9/21/2005

All Awards for Zeke''s Coffee:

Best Cup of Coffee, 9/19/2007

Best Cup of Coffee, 9/20/2006

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