Opinion: Musicians the Big Losers in the Starbucks/Spotify Deal

Opinion: Musicians the Big Losers in the Starbucks/Spotify Deal

May 19, 2015 9:04 am

Starbucks and Spotify are planning a multiyear partnership that will give Starbucks employees and rewards program customers access to in-store playlists. The program is expected […]

Introducing Milk Ink, Tattoos for Your Milk Pitchers

Introducing Milk Ink, Tattoos for Your Milk Pitchers

May 18, 2015 12:10 pm

Plain stainless steel, like the human epidermis, some might say, is kind of boring, and it says little about character. Not so with Milk Ink, […]

‘Live Roast Experience’ Maker Artís Opening in San Francisco’s Hayes Valley

‘Live Roast Experience’ Maker Artís Opening in San Francisco’s Hayes Valley

May 14, 2015 12:52 pm

Berkeley, Calif.-based Artís Coffee is celebrating the grand opening of its second U.S. retail store, in San Francisco’s Hayes Valley, on Saturday, May 16. The […]

The Birth, Near Death and Rebirth of Moscow Coffee Evangelist Cooperative Chernyi

The Birth, Near Death and Rebirth of Moscow Coffee Evangelist Cooperative Chernyi

May 13, 2015 1:58 pm

  The Cooperative Chernyi story begins, and endures, modestly. “It was just a table and one bag of coffee,” says Katerina Antonevich, one of the founders of […]

Elements of Suspense Inside Coffee Commissary’s New Culver City Shop

Elements of Suspense Inside Coffee Commissary’s New Culver City Shop

May 13, 2015 12:32 pm

Coffee Commissary, the Los Angeles-based retail brand headed by Tyler King, has opened its fourth shop, at 3425 Motor Ave., in the Palms neighborhood of […]

Inside Insight Coffee’s Newest Bar in Downtown Sacramento

Inside Insight Coffee’s Newest Bar in Downtown Sacramento

May 11, 2015 1:51 pm

While still young, Sacramento’s Insight Coffee Roasters is in the middle of a growth spurt, opening its fourth coffee shop, with another planned for likely […]

Inside Topeca Coffee Roasters’ New 2,500-s.f. Coffee Lab in Tulsa

Inside Topeca Coffee Roasters’ New 2,500-s.f. Coffee Lab in Tulsa

May 8, 2015 11:49 am

Topeca Coffee Roasters has added a 2,500-square-foot laboratory and training facility to its roastery headquarters in Tulsa, Ok. Topeca Coffee is calling the facility, an SCAA-certified […]

A Specialty Coffee Guide to Boise, the Gem State Capital

A Specialty Coffee Guide to Boise, the Gem State Capital

May 6, 2015 4:59 pm

Snugly hunkered up against the arid western foothills of the Rockies is the lush, low-key metropolis of Boise, Idaho. Geographically remote and politically conservative, the […]

Carolina Coffee Roasting to Quadruple Capacity and Add Green Joe’s Brand Shop

Carolina Coffee Roasting to Quadruple Capacity and Add Green Joe’s Brand Shop

May 6, 2015 12:18 pm

Carolina Coffee Roasting has big plans this summer, including an expansion of its Greensboro roastery and wholesale facility, and a new 3,100-square-foot retail store with […]

Pasadena’s Copa Vida Launches Roastery While Readying San Diego Bar

Pasadena’s Copa Vida Launches Roastery While Readying San Diego Bar

May 6, 2015 11:12 am

Copa Vida has been quietly establishing itself as one of Los Angeles’s friendliest quality-focused multiroaster coffee and tea bars since opening in Pasadena 20 months ago. […]