Cafés

Some of the new specialty cafes in Paris are located within walking distance of Paris' top attractions; Telescope, for example, is about 300 yards from the Louvre.

Cafés Chic Très Parisien

That’s right, folks: time for me to start brushing up on my weak-kneed French. That there above says “Cool/Stylish Parisian Cafes.” I think. The Specialty Coffee Association of Europe’s annual World of Coffee event will commence one week from today in Nice, France, and me and my elementary-school-level grasp of … Read more →

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Breaking Bad at Birch: Cold Brew Brouhaha

We are in love. These amazing photos landed in our inbox this morning, and we had to stop everything to gawk at them. Two of our favorite things come together: cold brew coffee and AMC’s “Breaking Bad.” In case you didn’t know, we’re kookoo for the messed-up madness of this … Read more →

Slate: Mobile and Rollin!

We’ve been hearing a lot about Slate Coffee over the past few months, and the company that hasn’t even opened it’s official doors yet is already generating a lot of industry buzz, most recently for Slate barista and educator Brandon Paul Weaver winning the Northwest Region’s Brewers Cup in Seattle … Read more →

Monkey Mocha Fantastique Premiere!

On April 14th, in Louisville, Kentucky, Sunergos Coffee will hosting the premiere of Monkey Mocha Fantastique, a latte art competition, and coffee sampling. Seriously, if Barista Nation Portland, and the Specialty Coffee Association of America/US Barista Championship show weren’t happening next week, we would so be there. But if you’re … Read more →

Cuvée Coffee Gets Culture

Cuvée Coffee in Austin, Texas is featured in a new series promoting entrepreneurs in their local region. It’s a good story, and helps explain how specialty coffee retailers and roasters get started and succeed. It also includes a cool video featuring Mike and Rashelle McKim. Watch it here:

PT’s Coffee Brings Beer & Food Into the Mix

Congratulations are in order for Jeff Taylor and Fred Polzin, founders of PT’s Coffee in Kansas. The duo opens Flying Monkey Handcrafted Brews in Topeka today. The location—at 1500 SW 17th St., just steps away from Washburn University and the inevitable crowd of college coffee and beer lovers—couldn’t be more … Read more →

Chinese Coffee Ritual

Here’s a little story out of the Bay Area that caught my eye today. It’s a report from SFGate on a new café in Beijing, China that is using Ritual Coffee. I like the backstory on the entrepreneur, Fish Sun, who opened the café, and his plans to open more … Read more →

LA interlude

(This is a little post to tide us over until Sarah gets a chance to report from the road in Brazil.) Some things about Los Angeles are obviously cool: the beaches, the sun, the movie stars, the tacos. And some things are unquestionably awful, the traffic and the L*kers, for … Read more →

What’s Really Up with Stumptown

Now for a quick break from WBC coverage. Yes, even here in Colombia people have been abuzz since a thinly sourced story broke earlier this week that Duane Sorenson, owner of Stumptown Coffee, sold out to some big corporation. Though Matt Lounsbury quicky denied the report to local a Portland … Read more →

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