The Caffe Med is Dead. Long Live the Caffe Med!

A love letter to the cafe that offered shelter to the misfits

Caffe Mediterraneum (The Imaginary Zebra)

In poet John Oliver Simon’s dream, all of Berkeley was burning, but the Caffe Mediterraneum still stood there at the center of the earth: “The same bearded regulars from forty years ago were still chewing the fat over the same cappuccino in the same corner (biographies in genetic…