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 […]

Korean Chain with Plans to Battle Starbucks Fined $1.88 Million for Abuse of Power

Korean Chain with Plans to Battle Starbucks Fined $1.88 Million for Abuse of Power

August 4, 2014 11:46 am

Caffe Bene, the South Korean coffee chain with plans to take on Starbucks and Dunkin’ head on in the U.S. market, has been fined $1.88 […]

We Bet You Can’t Stop Playing with this Yelp Trends Generator

We Bet You Can’t Stop Playing with this Yelp Trends Generator

July 30, 2014 11:53 am

It would be hard to argue that this is a legitimately useful tool in specialty coffee trend-spotting, but this wacky new trend reporter from Yelp is […]

The 2015 U.S. Coffee Championships is Taking its Talents to Long Beach

The 2015 U.S. Coffee Championships is Taking its Talents to Long Beach

July 22, 2014 2:19 pm

The Specialty Coffee Association of America has announced that the U.S. Coffee Championships will be held February 19–22, 2015, at the recently renovated Long Beach (Calif.) […]

Handsome Coffee Co-Founder Michael Phillips Introspective as the Brand’s Sun Sets

Handsome Coffee Co-Founder Michael Phillips Introspective as the Brand’s Sun Sets

July 14, 2014 2:02 pm

Handsome Coffee Roasters in Los Angeles is officially transitioning into a Blue Bottle Coffee location this week, marking the end of the brand created by […]

Hilo Coffee Mill Up For Grabs on Hawaii’s Big Island for Nearly $1.5 Million

Hilo Coffee Mill Up For Grabs on Hawaii’s Big Island for Nearly $1.5 Million

June 19, 2014 10:58 am

Business partners who have spent more than a decade developing a 23-acre (9.5 hectares) property in Mountain View on the island of Hawaii into a […]

This Week in Kickstarter: Heartbreak Coffee’s Big Plans for Downtown Long Beach

This Week in Kickstarter: Heartbreak Coffee’s Big Plans for Downtown Long Beach

June 18, 2014 12:46 pm

Heartbreak Coffee, a Long Beach, Calif.-based nano roastery that has been increasingly busy shipping orders in hand-washed jars with hand-cut labels, is hoping to raise […]

Specialty Coffee is Good in Sacramento, and These Roasters Want You to Know It

Specialty Coffee is Good in Sacramento, and These Roasters Want You to Know It

June 13, 2014 2:15 pm

Two Sacramento, Calif., roasteries are teaming up to help shed some light on the city’s craft coffee scene for local consumers and those farther afield. Following the popularity of […]

Equator to Open First San Francisco Location in Historic Warfield Building

Equator to Open First San Francisco Location in Historic Warfield Building

May 28, 2014 10:04 am

Equator Coffees & Teas is continuing to expand its retail presence, with plans to open its first San Francisco shop inside the historic Warfield building […]

Inside DTLA’s Newest Coffee Bar, The Classic

Inside DTLA’s Newest Coffee Bar, The Classic

May 27, 2014 10:47 am

The Classic coffee bar has opened in the fashion district in downtown Los Angeles, with bow-tied baristas serving coffees from Intelligentsia. It is the latest […]