We're back from Winter Break! We have hot cocoa! We have hot ginger tea! Delicious coffee and espresso drinks! We have cookies, brownies, sandwiches, soups, we have pancakes, French toast, and more! Come by and warm up!
[VIDEO] Sea Cloud: The Movie
In honor of this summer's most popular iced coffee beverage, Michael's Cafe American proudly presents Sea Cloud, the movie! (okay it's not really a movie, it's only 42 seconds long, but if you drink as much coffee as I do, 42 seconds is a long time) Our Sea Cloud Iced Latte is made with fresh whole milk from local … Continue reading [VIDEO] Sea Cloud: The Movie
Kanreki Rocks! Celebrating 60 at Michael’s Cafe
Why celebrate one birthday when you can celebrate two? We teamed up to combine the July birthdays of Kazuhiko Tada & Michael Dougan and threw a party. The tradition of commemorating the 60th birthday as a special one is new to me. In the Chinese zodiac it means completing a cycle. In Japan it's called … Continue reading Kanreki Rocks! Celebrating 60 at Michael’s Cafe
The Week That Was Golden
Golden Week brought many new faces, and lots of good food and celebration. We're still new (only about ten weeks!) so this was our first test serving Tono during a busy holiday. Cold beer and iced coffee, now available, and free WiFi, too. There's lots more pictures from last week in the Cafe Gallery. We survived, … Continue reading The Week That Was Golden
[PHOTOS] The Espresso Tasters
Michael and Shun-Shun, tasting espresso made with delicious fresh-roasted Ethiopian Yirgacheffee, during #GoldenWeek2018
Michael’s Cafe: For Work or Play
"Coffee, the favorite drink of the civilized world." - Thomas Jefferson "I judge a restaurant by the bread and by the coffee." - Burt Lancaster "Behind every successful woman is a substantial amount of coffee." - Stephanie Piro
Four Sisters from Hanamaki
These girls came from Hanamaki to visit the cafe. Turns out, they're sisters! Four sisters, and there's two more, not seen here! They each ordered an espresso. ... and tried some of Chizuko's quesadillas. We got to use our new espresso cups, the first time we've had four matching cups. Just in time for four sisters. … Continue reading Four Sisters from Hanamaki
We’re Back! April Menu Now Posted
After a relaxing two days off (Monday and Tuesday) we're open! A new, revised April calendar is here, with extended hours for Golden Week in May. Chizuko's kitchen will be introducing some new food items, too. We have some coffee news, too, check it out in our Roaster's Notebook.
It’s Always Time for Coffee
No matter where you are, no matter what time zone you're in ... it's always time for coffee and music.
Want Some Coffee?
Enjoy some here ... Or take some home!
Texas – Japan Connection
Tsuyoshi Sato came in today, was happy to see our Texas flag. Tsuyoshi-san lived and studied briefly in Ennis, Texas, when he was 19. More about Ennis here.As a boy, I lived very close to Ennis, in Irving, Texas, a suburb of Dallas, until the end of grade school. Then Tsuyoshi-san showed me this bodacious belt buckle, Given … Continue reading Texas – Japan Connection