Chromatic / Barefoot is OK IMO.
Top 5 in no order.
Four Barrel - San Francisco
Stumptown - Portland
Coava - Portland
Paper or Plastik? - Los Angeles
Ma'velous - San Francisco
There was a time when Blue Bottle would have made the list, but the quality of their coffee went down while their prices went up.
I feel there should be something from New York on my list, but I left in 2006 and there wasn't much good then.