Inside Chicago’s French-Workshop-Inspired Plein Air Cafe

Inside Chicago’s French-Workshop-Inspired Plein Air Cafe

April 4, 2014 12:25 pm

There is a whole lot of design muscle behind Chicago’s newest French-workshop-inspired cafe and eatery, Hyde Park’s Plein Air Cafe. The lovely white-washed space inside […]

The Risk-Filled Ride Begins for Vancouver’s Timbertrain Coffee Roasters

The Risk-Filled Ride Begins for Vancouver’s Timbertrain Coffee Roasters

April 1, 2014 12:22 pm

Three young Vancouver entrepreneurs with a shared childhood fascination with trains have opened the doors to Vancouver’s Timbertrain Coffee Roasters in the historic Gastown neighborhood. […]

Startup Revelator Coffee Reveals Aggressive Plans for Southern Growth

Startup Revelator Coffee Reveals Aggressive Plans for Southern Growth

March 31, 2014 12:48 pm

A New Orleans-based coffee startup with some hefty investment backing is planning to debut four coffee shops this Spring, with as many as a dozen […]

Historic Seattle Shop Cafe Allegro Launching In-House Roasting Operation

Historic Seattle Shop Cafe Allegro Launching In-House Roasting Operation

March 27, 2014 12:49 pm

Few American cafes carry the kind of historic weight as that of Seattle’s Cafe Allegro. The cafe, which hangs a banner announcing its place as […]

Ann Arbor’s Mighty Good Coffee Adding Two Retail Outposts

Ann Arbor’s Mighty Good Coffee Adding Two Retail Outposts

March 26, 2014 10:42 am

Mighty Good Coffee Roasting, which has been building a solid reputation since opening on Main St. in Ann Arbor, Mich., in 2006, is planning to […]

A Case Study in Cafe Table Design by Blue Bottle Founder James Freeman

A Case Study in Cafe Table Design by Blue Bottle Founder James Freeman

March 25, 2014 12:28 pm

In a recent piece for the¬†Wall Street Journal¬†series The Accelerators, a weekly blog series focused on entrepreneurship, Blue Bottle Coffee owner James Freeman shares some […]

Peet’s and Pandora Partnership Plan Plays to Patrons’ Musical Palates

Peet’s and Pandora Partnership Plan Plays to Patrons’ Musical Palates

March 25, 2014 11:32 am

Peet’s Coffee & Tea and the music streaming service Pandora are teaming up for a Peet’s-branded radio station that will be played at all its […]

Brewklyn Grind Introduces Vibrant Packaging During Clinton Hill Build Out

Brewklyn Grind Introduces Vibrant Packaging During Clinton Hill Build Out

March 24, 2014 12:09 pm

Brewklyn Grind, a Red Hook, Brooklyn-based roastery, has unveiled some of the most splashy coffee packaging you will ever see. The packaging is the first […]

Baristas at this Washington Coffee Stand Are Packing Serious Heat

Baristas at this Washington Coffee Stand Are Packing Serious Heat

March 19, 2014 1:48 pm

After three robberies in a month, the owner of a drive-through coffee stand in Spokane, Wash., is encouraging employees to carry guns on their hips. […]

NZ Group to Expand Esquire Coffee Houses Throughout Canada

NZ Group to Expand Esquire Coffee Houses Throughout Canada

March 19, 2014 11:36 am

The publicly traded New Zealand company that owns most of the global brand rights for Esquires Coffee Houses has plans to expand the retail chain […]