Best Coffeehouse Orange County 2009 - The Lost Bean
Readers' Choice: Kéan Coffee
There's just something organic about the Lost Bean's existence in its Tustin neighborhood mini-mall, and it's not the organic coffee, organic tea and organic water (we're not making that last one up). This anti-Starbucks really seems like it grew out of the ground, one-with-the-Earth, like one of the hobbit holes in Lord of the Rings. Take a seat on their patched-up-but-comfy couch, or while away hours in the hidden nook near the back. Whatever you do, get there before the usual assortment of coffeehouse squatters does. They know how good the place is, too, and they'll bring their glowing laptops and term papers and never leave.