Located a couple blocks from Ashby BART, Nomad provides the soy-latte crowd a place to discuss their recent trips to Guatemala and work on their laptops, thanks to free wi-fi. In addition to the espresso menu, Nomad serves sandwiches, beer, and smoothies.
A sunny cafe filled with laptop-surfers, all tuned to free wireless Net access. Nomad serves a small menu of enlightened cafe food: Cal-Med sandwiches, hummus plates, and freshly whizzed smoothies. Perfect for those days when a stale bagel or reheated piroshki wont do.
Hours: Mon.-Thurs. 7 a.m.-8 p.m.; Fri., Sat. 7 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun. 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
Payment Type: MasterCard, Visa, cash
Entertainment: live music: Fri., Sat. nights and Sun.brunches; spoken word: Thur.nights
Extra Info: Uses fair trade coffee and organic produce; award-winning green business. Participates in the Community Alliance for Family Farmers' "Buy Fresh, Buy Local" campaign.