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EAST BAY DISH
"Tierra Mia roasts the meticulously processed coffee in a vintage 1957 Probat roaster. I tried the rich Cafecito Cubano con Leche and then the spiced Horchata Latte, but it was the Geisha Varietal from Panama, Boquete - Hacienda la Esmeralda that stole my heart."  -- by Christina Mitchell
  January 29, 2014


SF EATER

"Tierra Mia Coffee, now brewing in Oakland...like the other locations, it offers house-roasted, single-origin espresso drinks or pour-over Chemex brews."  -- by Allie Pape
  January 27, 2014


SF CHRONICLE
"Today is the official debut for Tierra Mia Coffee's outpost in Uptown Oakland, roughly six months after the Los Angeles-based coffee roaster opened its first Northern California cafe in San Francisco."  
-- by Paolo Lucchesi
  January 27, 2014


SPRUDGE

"With seven shops in their hometown of Los Angeles and now two in the Bay Area, Tierra Mia Coffee is rapidly putting together a state-spanning specialty coffee empire."  -- by Leif Haven
  January 21, 2014


CBS BAY AREA CHANNEL 5

"Oakland's Broadway Corridor Undergoing Transformation...Cal graduate is opening Tierra Mia Coffee across from Sears next month."  -- by Da Lin
  December 12, 2013

SF EATER
"Tierra Mia Coffee Expanding to Uptown Oakland...the L.A.-based coffee juggernaut that opened its first NorCal location in Bernal Heights a few months back, is ready for its next act in the East Bay." 
-- by Allie Pape
 October 30, 2013


LOS ANGELES MAGAZINE
"The Ultimate Guide to L.A. Coffee...Founded in 2008 by a Stanford business school grad, Tierra Mia Coffee offers seven locations from South Gate to Echo Park. The coffee, from beans grown in fair-trade Latin American micro-lots and roasted at the Pico Rivera shop." -- by Elina Shatkin
 October 25, 2013


KCET
"Food Tour: 8 Must-Try Restaurants in Southeast L.A. County." 
-- by Javier Cabral
 October 2, 2013


THE EASTSIDER LA
"Tierra Mia has set itself apart from the rest in the artisan coffee scene by serving their java with a Latino flair." -- by Lucy Guanuna
 September 26, 2013

HUFFINGTON POST
"Best Coffee in LA...Tierra Mia focuses on Latin-inspired coffees. Featured in the LA Times, LA Weekly and NBC, this coffee shop seeks to create a homey and comfortable environment to go along with a steaming cup of their home-ground coffee." -- by Sophie Kissinger
 August 1, 2013


SAN FRANCISCO MAGAZINE
"See the World Without Leaving Your Coffee Shop...Tierra Mia Coffee continued its sweep of the West Coast with the arrival of its 7th café and first Northern California location. The café specializes in espresso driven twists on classic Latin beverages." -- by Jenna Polito
  July 24, 2013


SF CHRONICLE
"This morning, Tierra Mia Coffee officially opened the doors to its first Northern California café. As reported earlier, the outpost is at the intersection of Mission and Valencia." -- by Paolo Lucchesi
 July 1, 2013


ZAGAT
"Micro lot java specialist Tierra Mia Coffee is set to grand open its first Bay Area location at 3188 Mission Street next week. This will be the seventh cafe for the Southern California-based company and the fourth location to open since March 2012." -- by Tamara Palmer
 June 27, 2013


SF CHRONICLE
"Tierra Mia Coffee recently opened its sixth Southern California store, and this afternoon, founder/owner Ulysses Romero has finalized a long-term lease for the first Northern California branch of his high quality Latin coffee concept." -- by Paolo Lucchesi
 April 1, 2013


SPRUDGE
"From Panama Geisha pour overs to custom-made frappes with horchata, Tierra Mia Coffee's menu has something for everyone." -- by Julie Wolfson
March 29, 2013


LA WEEKLY
"Tierra Mia Coffee, the specalty coffee shop and roastery that started in South Gate, is expanding into Echo Park...This will be Tierra Mia's second cafe in L.A. proper; the first opened in Downtown just seven months ago. " -- by Tien Nguyen
March 4, 2013

GRUBSTREET LOS ANGELES
"Tierra Mia Coffee the innovators of horchata latte and mocha Mexicano with five links through East L.A. and Downtown, is setting up its sixth shop in Echo Park." -- by Hadley Tomicki
February 28, 2013

FOOD GPS
"Coffee Pros Interview: Tierra Mia Coffee founder Ulysses Romero." -- by Joshua Lurie
December 19, 2012


DTLA RISING
"New Tierra Mia Coffee Adds Latino Flavor to “Coffee Row” in Downtown LA." -- by Brigham Yen
August 10, 2012

LA DOWNTOWN NEWS
"DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES - The coffee shops continue to come to Spring Street and the newest one is bringing a bit of Latin flavor to the brew." -- by Phoebe Unterman
August 8, 2012

LA WEEKLY
"Staff with at least a year's experience at other Tierra Mia cafes relocated to the downtown shop...they can consistently pull a nice espresso shot off the Marzocco Strada machine and handle the pour-over bar with ease." -- by Tien Nguyen
August 7, 2012

LA EATER
"Tierra Mia Coffee brews in Downtown's Historic Core today." -- by Matthew Kang
August 2, 2012


BLOGDOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES
"Tierra Mia, a Latin coffee concept shop, is moving into downtown L.A. on Spring Street. Owner Ulysses Romero says he recognizes the stores will be joining 'coffee row', but thinks his shop will offer something different." -- by Hayley Fox
July 20, 2012


KCET, LOS ANGELES
"Driving east on Slauson Avenue, a giant coffee mug in the sky comes into view in the distance. The cup is the beacon for the newest location of Tierra Mia Coffee in Pico Rivera."  -- by Julie Wolfson
May 14, 2012


LA WEEKLY
10 BEST COFFEE SHOPS IN LOS ANGELES
"A coffee lover surely would not regret hopping on the freeway on a weekend to try Tierra Mia's third wave take on the cubano con leche and Mexican mocha."  -- by Tien Nguyen
December 19, 2011

UNIVISION
"Continua elaborando crecimiento con aroma de cafe. En unos de los periodos mas criticos que haya experimentado la economia del pais, ya esta en camino de inuagurar su cuarto negocio."
--
 by Antonio Valverde, Noticias Univision 34

December 2, 2011

GLOBO EPTV (BRAZIL)
"A visita do grupo e a iniciativa das asociacoes brasileira e americana de cafes especiaes."
--
 by Marco Antonio Leite, Jornal Regional

October 20, 2011


STANFORD MAGAZINE
"Coffee con Cultura...On a recent Sunday afternoon, the shop bustled with families,
students studying and friends meeting up."  -- by Vanessa Hua
January 2011


REMEZCLA
BEST LATIN COFFEE IN LOS ANGELES
"Tierra Mia Coffee offers an exemplary cultural/community cafe experience with
high quality coffee."  -- by Alejandro De La Cruz
September 29, 2010

EAT: LOS ANGELES
"Coffee heaven in a former McDonalds, not that you'd ever recognize it as such once you're inside. Authentic Cuban café con leche and heavenly mochas...The coolest people in Huntington Park."
-- by Colleen Dunn Bates
September 15, 2010


WHITTIER DAILY NEWS
"Tierra Mia Coffee, a small, independent Southern California chain, will serve coffee on-site." 
-- by Bethania Palma
July 22, 2010

LOS ANGELES TIMES
"In Huntington Park, Tierra Mia Coffee Co. is opening its second location and adding nine employees, in a former McDonald's, just in time for the company's second anniversary." 
-- by Cyndia Zwahlen
May 24, 2010


NBC LOS ANGELES
"Previewing 2010 United States Barista Championship in Anaheim."  -- by Joshua Lurie
April 7, 2010

UNIVISION
"Cuando otros con franquicias grandes caen victimas de la economia, el negocio de el ahora se multiplica en otra parte de Los Angeles."
--
 by Julio Cesar Ortiz, Noticias Univision 34

March 31, 2010


FOOD GPS
"Tierra Mia Coffeehouse Expands in South East L.A."  -- by Joshua Lurie
March 17, 2010


EAT: LOS ANGELES
"This suave and handsome spot, with leather comfy chairs and intoxicating aromas, takes its coffee - and its beans - very seriously...The coolest people in South Gate by a long shot."
December 1, 2009


LATINO LA!
"Where 'Grande' means 'Large'...First impressions are everything and let me tell you, Tierra Mia Coffee left me wanting more." --  by Erick Huerta
July 2, 2009

TELEMUNDO
"Preparar un delicioso café no solo puede ser un trabajo bien pagadito, sino que ademas puede convertirse en un arte culinario." --  by Palmira Perez, Manos a la Obra, Noticias 22
November 21, 2008

AL BORDE 
"Superb coffeehouse...homely yet sophisticated."  by Rafael Acero
September 30, 2008

UNIVISION
"Trae algo diferente a esta comunidad a traves de café…obras de arte."
-- by
Julio Cesar Ortiz, Noticias Univision 34

September 15, 2008

LOS ANGELES TIMES
"Tierra Mia Coffee's owner hopes to open more shops by surpassing
StarbucksÒ on quality and offering Latin-inspired drinks." --  by Cyndia Zwahlen
September 15, 2008

LA OPINION
"Tierra Mia ofrece un producto de alta calidad y con sabor latino." -- by Yolanda Arenales
September 7, 2008

LA WEEKLY
"A journey through the world's best beans." --  by Jonathan Gold
August 21, 2008


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