CULVER CITY— Watch Bar Nine Collective roast and brew coffee at their Hayden Tract roasting facility and cafe. It's a great look into the inner workings of LA's only independent, high-end coffee roaster founded by Zayde Naquib.
PASADEN— Pitfire and Superba Snacks + Coffee is still in development in Pasadena at the former Sizzler's space. The opening is slated for December, which is a pretty quick turnaround. Snacks + Coffee will serve Verve coffee, plus offer fresh breads, pastries, and sandwiches.
SANTA MONICA— Bar Pintxo is having a tapas, wine and olive oil tasting on November 12 from 6 to 8 p.m. and 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. Reserve the $20 tickets here.