Jason and I went to Octane to discuss embedded computer vision. He tells me that it's rated one of the best coffee houses in the country. It certainly combines a very hip atmosphere and great coffee. The place has been crowded every time I've been there. The coffee has the usual touches like the artistic foam patterns. I've had the baked goods once or twice and they were fine. Parking could potentially be a problem but I've always managed to find a place.