First Look: Scout’s Brick-and-Mortar Shop in Burlington’s New North End

First Look: Scout’s Brick-and-Mortar Shop in Burlington’s New North End

April 24, 2014 8:30 am

Thomas Green, the man behind the Burlington, Vt.-based Scout pop-up coffee bar, has opened a brick-and-mortar multi-roaster shop in the city’s New North End. (more: The […]

Brooklyn Roasting Helping Pilot To-Go Cup Sharing Program

Brooklyn Roasting Helping Pilot To-Go Cup Sharing Program

April 23, 2014 8:12 am

Brooklyn Roasting Company is helping to pilot test a new reusable to-go cup program that aims to reduce paper and plastic waste throughout New York. The […]

Purina to Win the U.S. Cat Cafe Race with New York Pop-Up this Week

Purina to Win the U.S. Cat Cafe Race with New York Pop-Up this Week

April 22, 2014 8:13 am

It didn’t take the cat cafe concept long to go corporate. As part of a marketing event called the 28 Day Challenge, animal food maker Purina […]

Boston’s Barismo Relocates Roastery to Somerville Farm-to-Table Food Hub

Boston’s Barismo Relocates Roastery to Somerville Farm-to-Table Food Hub

April 21, 2014 11:36 am

Boston-area roaster Barismo has moved its roasting and wholesale headquarters into a brand new Somerville space, described by primary tenant Aeronaut Brewing Company as an incubator […]

Is This Hot New All-You-Can-Drink App a Threat to Quality Differentiation?

Is This Hot New All-You-Can-Drink App a Threat to Quality Differentiation?

April 14, 2014 12:17 pm

A new subscription-based app, Cups, is giving consumers nearly unlimited coffee and espresso drinks at coffee shops throughout New York for as little as $45 […]

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 […]

With D.C. Flagship, Peet’s Announces Plans for 43 More Stores in D.C. and Chicago

With D.C. Flagship, Peet’s Announces Plans for 43 More Stores in D.C. and Chicago

April 8, 2014 1:29 pm

Emeryville, Calif.-based Peet’s Coffee & Tea yesterday unveiled its flagship store near the White House on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington D.C., where it plans to […]

Cafe Grumpy to Open Inside Grand Central Station

Cafe Grumpy to Open Inside Grand Central Station

April 7, 2014 11:45 am

Greenpoint-based roaster and retailer Cafe Grumpy, which already has five neighborhood outposts in New York, is taking over a space in the East terminal of […]

Some of Specialty’s Brightest Minds to Gather at the Coffee Summit in NYC

Some of Specialty’s Brightest Minds to Gather at the Coffee Summit in NYC

March 31, 2014 10:51 am

Monday, April 7, Edible Manhattan and espresso machine manufacturer Breville are teaming up to present The Coffee Summit, a day-long program of panel discussions and […]

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 […]