29 May '15, 8pm
Sledgehammer Of Love”: Coffee In The Morning At Oakland’s Pizzaiolo
If you drop by, and you should, maybe you won’t have time to plop down at one of the tables and bask in the rectangles of morning light that spill over the front of the space while sharing a couple of doughnut holes with a friend. Maybe you’ll be in a rush, and you’ll miss the opportunity to sidle up to the bar with a cappuccino and talk casually with one of the baristas hustling behind the counter. You might only have enough time to wait in line, amongst the chatter of friends, new and old, the smell of fresh-baked bread wafting between you, and grab a coffee before heading back into the fray of your busy life. This place does quick service just fine, but it’s in the lingering moments, in the ongoing hearth-warmed dialogues, where coffee in the morning at Pizzaiolo really shines.