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Need for caffeine trumps price worries as coffee drinkers crave their fix

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SAN FRANCISCO — Doreen Cappelli is so hooked on her morning cappuccino that she says she'd pay a lot more to get it.

"I don't drink wine and alcohol," Cappelli, 52, said after buying the $3.25 drink at Blue Bottle Coffee at San Francisco's Ferry Building, in the shadow of the Bay Bridge. "Coffee is one of my pleasures in life. I would pay double."

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