Big Eastern Coffee Championships Heading to Durham Nov. 21-23

Big Eastern Coffee Championships Heading to Durham Nov. 21-23

August 29, 2014 11:22 am

The SCAA and Barista Guild of America have confirmed the schedule for this year’s Big Eastern regional U.S. Coffee Championships, taking place Nov. 21-23 at […]

Starbucks Piloting Mobile Trucks at Three U.S. College Campuses

Starbucks Piloting Mobile Trucks at Three U.S. College Campuses

August 28, 2014 10:26 am

Starbucks is getting into the mobile game, unveiling three pilot trucks at college campuses this back-to-school season. The trucks will be licensed and operated by Aramark, […]

Opinion: Coffee’s Biggest Crossroads May Be In These Two Headlines

Opinion: Coffee’s Biggest Crossroads May Be In These Two Headlines

August 27, 2014 1:36 pm

There are several reasons I tend to shy away from writing about mainstream coffee reportage — not least among them, it seems kind of rude. […]

German Music Group Threatens a Whole Bunch of U.S. Coffee Roasters

German Music Group Threatens a Whole Bunch of U.S. Coffee Roasters

August 26, 2014 8:37 am

A German music group has launched what appears to be a senseless legal attack on dozens of U.S. coffee companies, as part of a larger […]

Coming Soon to San Antonio’s Southtown: White Elephant Coffee

Coming Soon to San Antonio’s Southtown: White Elephant Coffee

August 25, 2014 8:34 am

Forget the Alamo. One of the coolest places in all of Texas is Southtown, San Antonio, composed of a series of largely tourist-free and neighborhoods […]

Louisville’s Quills Coffee Heading North to Indianapolis

Louisville’s Quills Coffee Heading North to Indianapolis

August 25, 2014 7:51 am

Quills Coffee, which in seven years has helped define craft coffee in the Louisville area through its roastery and three cafes, is making the two-hour […]

Big Central Barista Championship Returning to Minneapolis in November

Big Central Barista Championship Returning to Minneapolis in November

August 21, 2014 11:56 am

  The Specialty Coffee Association of America has just announced that the Big Central Regional Coffee Competition will be returning to Minneapolis for a second […]

My Summer Vacation: A Coffee Journal by Michael Sheridan

My Summer Vacation: A Coffee Journal by Michael Sheridan

August 20, 2014 8:46 am

Some people go to a lake in the Northwoods; others pack up the minivan and head to a Disney resort; others yet gaze upon Mount Rushmore, […]

San Diego’s WestBean to Open First Brick-and-Mortar Shop Downtown

San Diego’s WestBean to Open First Brick-and-Mortar Shop Downtown

August 19, 2014 11:17 am

San Diego’s WestBean Coffee Roasters is planning to open its first brick-and-mortar shop this October, in a high-traffic downtown spot on Broadway between 2nd and […]

Kaffeine Coffee and Some Big Revitalization in Downtown Indianapolis

Kaffeine Coffee and Some Big Revitalization in Downtown Indianapolis

August 18, 2014 8:01 am

The Mass Ave. district in Indianapolis has been booming in recent years with heavy investment from the city, a wave of tech companies, restaurants, bars […]