Radio Coffee & Beer Hoping to Make Waves in ‘New South Austin’

Radio Coffee & Beer Hoping to Make Waves in ‘New South Austin’

April 17, 2014 12:41 pm

An Texas musician with roots in Seattle coffee is hoping to be like the Willie Nelson of the South Austin coffee world. “We want all […]

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 […]

Louisiana Woman Served Satanic Symbols in Ooey Gooey Caramel

Louisiana Woman Served Satanic Symbols in Ooey Gooey Caramel

April 2, 2014 10:12 am

You would think this would go without saying in any kind of barista training, but don’t leave the mark of the devil in customers’ drinks. […]

Startup Revelator Coffee Reveals Aggressive Plans for Southern Growth

Startup Revelator Coffee Reveals Aggressive Plans for Southern Growth

March 31, 2014 12:48 pm

A New Orleans-based coffee startup with some hefty investment backing is planning to debut four coffee shops this Spring, with as many as a dozen […]

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 […]

Coming Soon to ATL: The Beerspresso Machine

Coming Soon to ATL: The Beerspresso Machine

March 19, 2014 10:00 am

As its name suggests, Atlanta’s forthcoming Taproom Coffee will have an equal focus on beer and coffee. In one of the coolest examples of coffee […]

Sambalatte Readies Biggest Facility To Date on the Vegas Strip

Sambalatte Readies Biggest Facility To Date on the Vegas Strip

March 13, 2014 3:04 pm

In chain-dominated Las Vegas, independent roasteries and retailers have traditionally been few and far between. Four-year-old Sambalatte is helping change that, with the upcoming opening of […]

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 […]

Stumptown Coffee Coming to Austin’s Cutest New Retail Spot

Stumptown Coffee Coming to Austin’s Cutest New Retail Spot

March 5, 2014 12:23 pm

Friends and Neighbors is a new cafe, wine bar, fashion boutique, grocery and household goods store concept coming to East Austin — all inside a […]