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Whole Lotta Love

Whole Lotta Love

Imagine finding a treasure trove of handwritten love letters. We did. They were all written in 2005 – before smartphone communicating changed the world. Back then, we noticed the connections being made in Flying Star Cafes. We invited our guests to tell us...

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1987

1987

By Jean Bernstein As we celebrate Flying Star’s 25th year in business, we can’t help but think back to the world in 1987. On October 19, 1987, just before our opening day, we remember the stock market crashing 22.6%. (That certainly boosted our...

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Finally, Flying Star Farm?

Finally, Flying Star Farm?

By Jean Bernstein For many years, we had a fantasy of growing all of Flying Star Cafe’s produce on our own land – except we had no land. In 2002 we bought a charming, but completely derelict house in the North Valley on two acres. The land had lain...

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The Éclair

The Éclair

By Willem Blom Over the years the Éclair always has been a popular pastry with Flying Star Cafe and prior with Double Rainbow. This beautiful and tasty pastry was created by Antonin Careme (1784 – 1833). Careme was one of the great French chefs known as The King of...

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“Don’t eva’ change…”

“Don’t eva’ change…”

One morning about twenty years ago when I was working the counter at our original Central location a guy leaned over the bar and motioned to me “come-mere, come-mere!” He was eating a slice of Strawberry Rhubarb Pie. “I tell ya,” he said, waving his fork. “Don’t eva...

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Flying Star Cafe

Flying Star Cafe

Fine cuisine in a coffee shop scene.

Fine cuisine in a coffee shop scene.

We’re foodies. Creating great food and desserts are at the heart of what we do. Our talented cooks, passionate bakers, dedicated counter servers and service attendants share a love of delicious foods and desserts, freshly roasted coffee, and creating connections through our friendly service.

We’re foodies. Creating great food and desserts are at the heart of what we do. Our talented cooks, passionate bakers, dedicated counter servers and service attendants share a love of delicious foods and desserts, freshly roasted coffee, and creating connections through our friendly service.

© 2017 Flying Star Cafe

© 2017 Flying Star Cafe

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