Better than New York

Matcha latte, Insight Coffee Roasters

Illustration by Serene Lusano

There’s this all-matcha, mega-hipster cafe in New York called MatchaBar, and you’d expect to find some pretty dank matcha there. I was wildly underwhelmed by the thin matcha lattes, loaded with extras like ginger, vanilla almond syrup and coconut milk. That is all to say that Sacramento’s own matcha tea lattes ($4.75) at Insight are better. A little pricey, yes, but the simple, velvety concoctions are well-prepared and show off the tea’s natural grassy goodness—without tons of sugar. multiple locations,