Long Island City’s Coffeed Opens in Manhattan and Seoul, More Coming

Long Island City’s Coffeed Opens in Manhattan and Seoul, More Coming

March 4, 2015 10:22 am

Long Island City, Queens-based roastery Coffeed (emphasis on feed) has opened its first Manhattan cafe, inside a building owned by children’s charity The New York Foundling. Coffeed […]

Custom Machine Builder Slayer Announces First-Ever Stock Model Inventory

Custom Machine Builder Slayer Announces First-Ever Stock Model Inventory

March 3, 2015 1:23 pm

For the first time in its eight-year history, Seattle-based espresso machine maker Slayer is carrying an inventory of machines to immediately fulfill orders. Slayer, which […]

Now Brewing in Eagle Rock, Los Angeles: Found Coffee

Now Brewing in Eagle Rock, Los Angeles: Found Coffee

March 3, 2015 12:32 pm

Less than two years after joining Demitasse Coffee Roasters as in Los Angeles as an intern, Annie Choi has opened her own charming multiroaster cafe […]

‘Men and Coffee’ is Like ‘Hot Dudes Reading,’ Minus the Books

‘Men and Coffee’ is Like ‘Hot Dudes Reading,’ Minus the Books

March 3, 2015 11:52 am

A relatively new Instagram account peppering images of half-naked men and mustachioed baristas drinking and preparing coffee is the latest, greatest thing on the internet, where […]

Inside Zagat’s 2015 Coffee Consumer Trends Survey

Inside Zagat’s 2015 Coffee Consumer Trends Survey

March 2, 2015 12:38 pm

Google-owned restaurant review surveyor Zagat has released its third annual National Coffee Survey, including some illuminating results on how much U.S. consumers are willing to pay for […]

Artis ‘Live Roast Experience’ Opening in Bangkok, Three U.S. Stores to Follow

Artis ‘Live Roast Experience’ Opening in Bangkok, Three U.S. Stores to Follow

February 25, 2015 3:10 pm

Artis Coffee, the Berkeley, Calif.-based brand that skewed the traditional roaster/retailer model with its “live roast experience,” is about to open up in Bangkok, with several more […]

Now TNTing in NOLA: The New Orleans Barista Social Club

Now TNTing in NOLA: The New Orleans Barista Social Club

February 25, 2015 1:36 pm

Baristas are organizing in New Orleans — not in a Woody Guthrie way, but in a “let’s all get together, have some fun, develop our craft […]

Brewers Cup: From the Shadows to the Cutting Edge in Manual Brewing

Brewers Cup: From the Shadows to the Cutting Edge in Manual Brewing

February 24, 2015 12:07 pm

by Clark Le Compte Brewers Cup could be considered the younger sibling to the higher-profile, SCAA-sponsored Barista Championship. As younger siblings do, it has in recent […]

Highwire Coffee Roasters Buying Berkeley’s Beloved Local 123

Highwire Coffee Roasters Buying Berkeley’s Beloved Local 123

February 24, 2015 11:12 am

Oakland’s Highwire Coffee Roasters is buying beloved 6-year-old Berkeley retailer Local 123, where it will open its second retail shop, as well as Local 123’s […]

Say Hello to the 2015 U.S. Coffee Championship Winners

Say Hello to the 2015 U.S. Coffee Championship Winners

February 23, 2015 3:06 pm

A massive assortment of coffee talent gathered in the Long Beach (Calif.) Arena this past weekend for the 2015 U.S. Coffee Championships, where some heavy hardware […]