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This Weekend: Shop BLANC

| November 18, 2011

Our Capitol Hill bean room will be getting festive this weekend as we house BLANC, Join Design’s winter pop-up shop. Stop by tomorrow, Saturday, from 11AM-5PM to check off your gift list early with items by independent designers. The theme is an all-white affair featuring a curated selection of limited edition furniture, art, housewares, jewelry, accessories, ornaments, and more. While you’re there, enjoy special activities by Brite Collective holiday, hot beverages from Caffe Vita, pizza by Big Mario’s, and other treats.

But wait! There’s more!  

You can get a head start this evening at the BLANC preview party at Sole Repair. Celebrate independent design, preview the BLANC collection and enjoy live music. Guests are encouraged to wear something white.

We hope to see you on Saturday in the bean room!

the Service Board’s 16th Annual Soiree

| November 16, 2011

Caffe Vita has been a huge supporter of the Service Board for years. Tomorrow, we’ll be at tSB’s 16th annual soiree, celebrating their success and ensuring that they’ll be around for another 16 years and beyond. the Service board is a life-changing organization that guides Seattle-area youth to make wise decisions and realize their potential through fun, discovery and adventure.

Join us for beer, wine and appetizers in the stunning Georgetown Ballroom with music by the charming crooners of tSB alumni band, Smooth Technique. Guests will also enjoy a delectable dinner provided by The Leary Traveler as well as a short program to both express gratitude and highlight the work tSB has done this year. There will be live and silent auctions featuring incredible prizes including but not limited to helicopter rides, private parties and other fantastic items.

Tickets are available here, at $75 each or $750 for a table of ten. Come celebrate all the great resources the Service Board provides and say hey!

Public Brewing School is Back in Session

| November 9, 2011

In less than two weeks, Public Brewing School will be back in session. This time around we will focus on a few new(ish) manual brewing methods, including the AeroPress and Clever Dripper, as well at the more traditional methods of French Press, pour-over, and Bialetti. Taste what’s brewed through the various methods and increase your understanding of brewing techniques to highlight the amazing flavors and aromas in your beans.

The next PBS sessions are November 19 and December 17. The Saturday morning classes begin at 10am, lasting about two hours, and are held at Caffe Vita Capitol Hill at 1005 E. Pike Street. The classes are free and space is limited. To reserve your spot, please email

We look forward to meeting our next waves of students. See you soon at PBS.

Pie & Coffee Pairings Continue at High 5 Pie

| November 3, 2011
Do we have your attention? There will be pumpkin pie.
This Saturday from 2pm to 4pm, we invite you to join us at High 5 Pie for a coffee and pie pairing, the third in a series of four. Come experience Caffe Vita coffees with Pumpkin Pie, Sweet Potato Pie, and Cranberry Walnut Pie baked fresh, in-house by talented bakers.
Fruit, cream, or whatever the filling, we bring the beans and brewing method to make the best cup for each slice. In addition, you can take a peek at a new cookbook, Cutie Pies, from High 5 Pie founder Dani Cone.
Saturdays, 2pm to 4pm, at High 5 Pie
November 5 – Pumpkin Pie, Sweet Potato Pie, Cranberry Walnut
December 3 – Apple, Caramel Pecan, Chocolate Cream
High 5 Pie is located at 1400 12th Avenue, Seattle (the corner of 12th and Madison on Capitol Hill).
But wait! There’s one more thing coffee and pie lovers need to know. Tuesdays at High 5 Pie are Twin Peaks Tuesdays. From 7pm to 10 pm on Tuesday nights, watch an episode of Twin Peaks and enjoy pie and coffee specials named after characters in the series. We dare you to order the “Laura Palmer.”