Caffe Ibis Founder Randy Wirth Dies Following Crash with Alleged Drunk Driver

Caffe Ibis Founder Randy Wirth Dies Following Crash with Alleged Drunk Driver

April 15, 2014 9:46 am

Randy Wirth, who founded Logan, Utah-based Caffe Ibis with his wife Sally Sears in 1976, has died from injuries suffered during a vehicle crash last […]

Denver’s Huckleberry Roasters Opens Bar Inside Old Shipping Crates

Denver’s Huckleberry Roasters Opens Bar Inside Old Shipping Crates

April 11, 2014 11:02 am

A mere four months after opening its flagship shop and roastery and bar on Pecos St., Denver’s Huckleberry Roasters has opened its second retail shop, […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Hottest Hot Bars and Most Powerful People in Coffee Right Now

The Hottest Hot Bars and Most Powerful People in Coffee Right Now

January 30, 2014 11:20 am

Two reputable foodie news sources have published annual lists of piping hot bars and super powerful people in the coffee industry: The Eater Coffee Heat […]

Corvus Coffee Opens Transparency-Driven Denver Flagship

Corvus Coffee Opens Transparency-Driven Denver Flagship

January 15, 2014 8:34 am

Four-year-old Corvus Coffee has opened its new roastery, tasting lab and retail bar at 1740 S. Broadway in Denver, after outgrowing its original roastery and […]

Inside Huckleberry Roasters’ Long-Awaited New Denver Digs

Inside Huckleberry Roasters’ Long-Awaited New Denver Digs

January 10, 2014 12:43 pm

The team behind Huckleberry Roasters, a three-year-old Denver roastery, has finally realized its ambition to open its own brick-and-mortar retail bar. The new roastery and […]

Colorado Roastery and High-End Bar Merge Under the Bonfire Coffee Name

Colorado Roastery and High-End Bar Merge Under the Bonfire Coffee Name

January 7, 2014 9:50 am

Two Colorado coffee companies have merged with hopes to take over the Western Slope and beyond. The deal involves 5-year-old Glenwood Springs roastery Defiant Coffee, […]

Coffee Shops May Be Unknowingly Serving FDA-Targeted Trans Fats

Coffee Shops May Be Unknowingly Serving FDA-Targeted Trans Fats

November 8, 2013 12:19 pm

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration sent out a huge warning shot to food producers yesterday, proposing regulations that would ban trans fats. While the proposed ban […]

Introducing the Big Central 2014 Barista and Brewers Cup Winners

Introducing the Big Central 2014 Barista and Brewers Cup Winners

October 28, 2013 9:47 am

The Big Central Competition, the first regional round for the U.S. Coffee Championships, took place this past weekend, with Josh Wisman of Colectivo Coffee Roasters (formerly […]