Planning for an Emergency Long-Term Survival Event? Don’t Forget Coffee!

Planning for an Emergency Long-Term Survival Event? Don’t Forget Coffee!

October 28, 2014 2:31 pm

Whichever hostile government takeover, zombie raid or other armageddon-type event you may be planning for, there’s a coffee for that. Salt Lake City, Utah-based My Patriot Supply […]

How These Brewers Are Changing the Silly ‘Barista-Quality’ Concept

How These Brewers Are Changing the Silly ‘Barista-Quality’ Concept

October 28, 2014 12:50 pm

As the craft coffee retail segment continues its growth throughout virtually every corner of North America, its influence on the home brewing segment is undeniable. Home […]

Caffè Umbria Brings Old World Italian Aesthetic to Ballard Outpost

Caffè Umbria Brings Old World Italian Aesthetic to Ballard Outpost

October 27, 2014 2:48 pm

12-year-old Seattle roastery Caffè Umbria has opened its Ballard location, in a neighborhood the company says reflects its own embrace of traditional European and modern […]

Inside Andante Coffee Roasters’ New Echo Park Shop

Inside Andante Coffee Roasters’ New Echo Park Shop

October 27, 2014 11:10 am

  Los Angeles’ Andante Coffee Roasters, which debuted on Beverly Blvd. in the Mid City neighborhood last year, recently opened its second location, an elegant, bar-focused […]

Swiss Company Feels Real Bad for Putting Hitler on Its Coffee Creamers

Swiss Company Feels Real Bad for Putting Hitler on Its Coffee Creamers

October 22, 2014 2:35 pm

Migros, Switzerland’s largest grocery and cafe retail chain, is apologizing after consumers discovered images of Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini on their coffee creamer packages. […]

Do the Copyright Thing: Your Use of Origin Images to Sell Coffee May Be Unlawful

Do the Copyright Thing: Your Use of Origin Images to Sell Coffee May Be Unlawful

October 21, 2014 3:32 pm

You’ve seen it countless times on bags, coffee shop walls and on coffee company websites: The image of a farmer picking ripe coffee cherries, designed to […]

A History of Cafe Imports’ Barista Origin Trip and What It’s Like to Be a Fly on the Wall

A History of Cafe Imports’ Barista Origin Trip and What It’s Like to Be a Fly on the Wall

October 20, 2014 12:06 pm

As some of the best baristas from San Antonio to St. Paul take the competition stage early next month at the US Coffee Championships Big […]

These Humanoid Robot Baristas Want to Be Your ‘Partner’

These Humanoid Robot Baristas Want to Be Your ‘Partner’

October 15, 2014 2:23 pm

Remember in the 1980s when humanoid robots were going to take all our jobs, and perhaps even stage a full-scale cybernetic revolt? The future of the […]

Radio Broadcasts a Sweet Patio, Craft Beer and Stumptown Coffee in Austin

Radio Broadcasts a Sweet Patio, Craft Beer and Stumptown Coffee in Austin

October 14, 2014 3:18 pm

When we caught up with musician and coffee professional Jack Wilson this Spring, he was in the final stages of a painstaking buildout of Radio Coffee […]

John Oliver Breaks From Politics to Trash Pumpkin Spice Lattes

John Oliver Breaks From Politics to Trash Pumpkin Spice Lattes

October 14, 2014 10:58 am

A decade ago, when Starbucks first introduced a pumpkin spice latte as a limited seasonal offering, no one could have predicted that the combination of espresso, steamed […]