INTRODUCING our second fall special #tasteslikefall CARDAMOM + HONEY LATTE Cardamom, sometimes cardamon or cardamum, is a spice made from the seeds of several plants in the genera Elettaria and Amomum in the family Zingiberaceae. Both genera are native to the Indian subcontinent and Indonesia. Wikipedia Cardamom is a spice in the same family as cinnamon […]
Every year I have wanted to make my own pumpkin spice and break free from the artificial syrups. I have tried a few times and just couldn’t get it right. this year I finally hit the sweet spot! our house made syrup is made with REAL Pumpkin, spices, and sugar. The flavor balances perfectly with espresso […]
A few years ago we got our first really big catering job. It wasn’t for hundreds of people but the customer wanted to impress and have high end food options. This was a super fun project for me because I got to go WAY off of the normal Old Cal Coffee menu. We served caprese […]
A little tail about lemon bars … When I was a kid there where a few recipes my mom made that no one could top. She is a really good baker (hence where my interest in the subject came from) but part of it is my own bias. Something I have learned in my adult […]
We are so excited to announce new hours At old Cal Coffee in San Marcos Ca., Voted Best Coffee Shop in San Diego. Beginning Monday May 18th, we will be opening at 7 am daily. When the Covid 19 virus struck, we shortened our hours from 8 am to 5 pm…. Now that we are […]
Once again, Old California Coffee House & Eatery in Restaurant Row will participate in the annual Trick or Treating this Sunday from 12:00 – 2 pm. This is a FREE event and everyone who stops by Old Cal Coffee will receive candy along with discount coupons and/or freebies from old cal Coffee.
Old Cal Coffee has been a member of the San Marcos Chamber of Commerce since 2011. We participate in many events including the Taste of San Marcos, the Spring festival and donate to many of the monthly chamber mixers.