New Starbucks Delivery Service is ‘E-Commerce on Steroids,’ says CEO Schultz

New Starbucks Delivery Service is ‘E-Commerce on Steroids,’ says CEO Schultz

October 31, 2014 11:39 am

In conjunction with its in-development order-ahead mobile app, Starbucks plans to offer delivery service in the coming year. “Imagine the ability to create a standing […]

Say Hello to Mission Cold Brew, Columbus’ Hot New Cold Tap Bike

Say Hello to Mission Cold Brew, Columbus’ Hot New Cold Tap Bike

October 6, 2014 12:58 am

The team at Mission Coffee Co. has always hung its hat on the idea of craftsmanship, from brewing coffees to building and outfitting much of […]

Espresso Elevado Fueling its Part of Southeast Michigan’s Economic Recovery

Espresso Elevado Fueling its Part of Southeast Michigan’s Economic Recovery

October 1, 2014 6:47 am

Let’s take a quick trip down bad memory lane. By late 2010, the U.S. economy was still reeling from the Great Recession of 2007-8, with unemployment […]

Louisville’s Quills Coffee Heading North to Indianapolis

Louisville’s Quills Coffee Heading North to Indianapolis

August 25, 2014 7:51 am

Quills Coffee, which in seven years has helped define craft coffee in the Louisville area through its roastery and three cafes, is making the two-hour […]

Big Central Barista Championship Returning to Minneapolis in November

Big Central Barista Championship Returning to Minneapolis in November

August 21, 2014 11:56 am

  The Specialty Coffee Association of America has just announced that the Big Central Regional Coffee Competition will be returning to Minneapolis for a second […]

Kaffeine Coffee and Some Big Revitalization in Downtown Indianapolis

Kaffeine Coffee and Some Big Revitalization in Downtown Indianapolis

August 18, 2014 8:01 am

The Mass Ave. district in Indianapolis has been booming in recent years with heavy investment from the city, a wave of tech companies, restaurants, bars […]

Coming to Columbus: A New Bar and Roasting HQ for Brioso Coffee

Coming to Columbus: A New Bar and Roasting HQ for Brioso Coffee

August 15, 2014 8:25 am

Cafe Brioso, a roastery and cafe that has become a downtown Columbus, Ohio, staple over the past 13 years, is hoping to dramatically increase its production […]

A Tale of Water Disasters, Michael Cera and the Randomness of Barista Life

A Tale of Water Disasters, Michael Cera and the Randomness of Barista Life

August 11, 2014 7:58 am

You’re having a rough few days on the job. Nothing is working as it should, forces beyond your control are conspiring against you, you’re tired, covered […]

South Side Specialty: Greenline Is Not Your Average High-End Coffee Bar

South Side Specialty: Greenline Is Not Your Average High-End Coffee Bar

August 7, 2014 8:34 am

A nonprofit ministry group operating in a historically low-income neighborhood on Chicago’s South Side is celebrating its biggest development project to date: a for-profit coffee and Belgian […]

Kaldi’s to Help Develop Wholesale Roasting Operation for Nashville’s Frothy Monkey

Kaldi’s to Help Develop Wholesale Roasting Operation for Nashville’s Frothy Monkey

August 6, 2014 8:21 am

Nashville’s Frothy Monkey, which recently celebrated its 10th anniversary and the opening of its fourth retail bar, is launching a coffee roasting operation in partnership with […]