Cafe Introduces West Coast Roasts to Detroit

August 4, 2011 9:59 am

Astro Coffee logoIndividually drip-brewed single-origin coffee has made its way to Detroit, with the opening of Astro Coffee in the Corktown neighborhood.

The cafe — which buys its beans from Chicago’s Intelligentsia and San Francisco’s Ritual Coffee Roasters and Sightglass Coffee — is owned by Jessica Hicks and Daisuke Hughes. According to a recent Detroit Free Press report, the two opened the shop to try to replicate the artisan coffee experiences they’d had in their native Sydney.

“We’ve been thinking about this for a long time,” Hicks told the paper.

The full story: Detroit Free Press


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