Cups Cafe was an espresso bar/snack bar at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation's clinic at 300 Homer Avenue in Palo Alto, California. The business was located by the clinic's main entrance from 1994 through 1999. Hours of operation were 7 AM to 6 PM Monday through Friday and Saturday from 7 AM to 1 PM. Menu items included espresso and coffee drinks, pastries, soup and sandwiches, cold drinks, ice cream, popcorn, fruit, candy and snack items. This image shows the business from the side of the serving area.
These 3 photos show the baristas that were working at Cups Cafe - located at the Palo Alto Medical Clinic at 300 Homer Avenue - in 1999. In the first photo (at top left) - Nathan Edwards is at the Vigal Coffee barista contest. He won the contest and was awarded a plaque and a weekend getaway at a bed and breakfast in Carmel, California.