Groundwork Coffee Secures Multi-Year Deal with the Los Angeles Convention Center

Groundwork Coffee Secures Multi-Year Deal with the Los Angeles Convention Center

April 18, 2014 8:45 am

Los Angeles-based Groundwork Coffee Company has inked a multi-year deal with the Los Angeles Convention Center to supply coffee for all the venue’s retail kiosks […]

These Stunning Coffee Maps of Brooklyn, San Francisco and Cambridge Are Just the Beginning

These Stunning Coffee Maps of Brooklyn, San Francisco and Cambridge Are Just the Beginning

April 10, 2014 1:53 pm

Some of the brightest minds at MIT are using Google technology to create extraordinarily beautiful, and even useful, maps of independent coffee shops for cities […]

Blue Bottle Acquiring L.A.’s Handsome Coffee and Subscription Service Tonx

Blue Bottle Acquiring L.A.’s Handsome Coffee and Subscription Service Tonx

April 7, 2014 1:02 pm

Blue Bottle Coffee, which recently secured its second major cash infusion in as many years, is buying Handsome Coffee’s flagship Los Angeles roastery and bar, as […]

A Case Study in Cafe Table Design by Blue Bottle Founder James Freeman

A Case Study in Cafe Table Design by Blue Bottle Founder James Freeman

March 25, 2014 12:28 pm

In a recent piece for the Wall Street Journal series The Accelerators, a weekly blog series focused on entrepreneurship, Blue Bottle Coffee owner James Freeman shares some […]

Peet’s and Pandora Partnership Plan Plays to Patrons’ Musical Palates

Peet’s and Pandora Partnership Plan Plays to Patrons’ Musical Palates

March 25, 2014 11:32 am

Peet’s Coffee & Tea and the music streaming service Pandora are teaming up for a Peet’s-branded radio station that will be played at all its […]

Keith Gehrke Leading New Roasting Ops for Berkeley’s Local 123

Keith Gehrke Leading New Roasting Ops for Berkeley’s Local 123

March 18, 2014 11:19 am

Berkeley’s beloved Local 123, which opened in 2009 as a multi-roaster shop then switched exclusively to Four Barrel under the guidance of owner Frieda Hoffman, is […]

A Long Time Coming, Andytown Set to Open in the Outer Sunset

A Long Time Coming, Andytown Set to Open in the Outer Sunset

March 18, 2014 10:46 am

If you’re anywhere near the Outer Sunset in San Francisco this weekend, we’ve got your plans. After months upon months of construction and inspections, as […]

At Consumers’ Requests, Starbucks Finally Adds Tipping System to iPhone App

At Consumers’ Requests, Starbucks Finally Adds Tipping System to iPhone App

March 13, 2014 11:29 am

With untold bajillions of sales on a daily basis, Starbucks has arguably become the world’s biggest beta testing lab for quick-service POS operations. (more: Starbucks Baristas […]

Toms Shoes Founder Blake Mycoskie Goes Big with New Coffee Venture

Toms Shoes Founder Blake Mycoskie Goes Big with New Coffee Venture

March 12, 2014 11:08 am

Blake Mycoskie, the celebrity entrepreneur behind the wildly popular Toms shoe company, yesterday unveiled ambitious plans to get into the coffee game. Mycoskie made the official […]

The Must-See Cognoscenti Modbar Pop Up in Los Angeles

The Must-See Cognoscenti Modbar Pop Up in Los Angeles

March 5, 2014 11:20 am

A Vietnamese restaurant with an American diner vibe has one of the hottest little coffee pop ups around right now in Los Angeles’ Highland Park […]