Caff√® Trieste is an internationally known coffeehouse in San Francisco. The original cafe, opened in 1956, was the first espresso-based
coffeehouse on the West Coast of the United States and a local hub for poets, writers, and beat culture.
Vesuvio Cafe is an historic bar in San Francisco across from City Lights Bookstore. Vesuvio and was frequented by a number of Beat Generation
celebrities including Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, and Neal Cassady.