The New KNan Coffee in Tustin Has a Familiar Feel, Smell and Taste

Edwin Goei • OC Weekly • June 11, 2009
Bean ThereThe new KNan Coffee in Tustin has a familiar feel—and smell and taste When we broke the news last September that Martin Diedrich was opening a second KNan Coffee—in what used to be Starbucks in Tustin—I scrounged for analogies to pair...
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