Meet Southern Roots, Pairing Panther Coffee with Fresh Food and Bulk Goods in Jacksonville

Meet Southern Roots, Pairing Panther Coffee with Fresh Food and Bulk Goods in Jacksonville

January 22, 2015 12:36 pm

by Matthew Shaw Jacksonville, Fla. is a deceptively large city. Its population of over 800,000 — twice that of Miami — is scattered across 885 […]

New Brewing in Cincy: Collective Espresso’s Second Neighborhood Bar

New Brewing in Cincy: Collective Espresso’s Second Neighborhood Bar

January 22, 2015 8:00 am

After providing coffee-sacred ground in Cincinnati’s Over-the-Rhine district for espresso and manual coffee drinkers for the past two years, the team behind Collective Espresso has […]

Santa Barbara’s The French Press Has Plans for Nearly 2,000-Square-Foot Goleta Space

Santa Barbara’s The French Press Has Plans for Nearly 2,000-Square-Foot Goleta Space

January 21, 2015 2:35 pm

Five-year-old Santa Barba high-end retailer The French Press has signed a lease for a nearly 2,000-square-foot space in Goleta. Radius Commercial Real Estate & Investments, […]

A Branded Bulletproof Coffee Shop is Coming to Santa Monica

A Branded Bulletproof Coffee Shop is Coming to Santa Monica

January 15, 2015 10:53 am

Dave Asprey, the man behind the incessant “bulletproof coffee” craze, is planning to open a Bulletproof-branded coffee shop in Santa Monica, Calif., by the end […]

Fireside Slurping at Peace Coffee’s New Minneapolis Skyscraper Bar

Fireside Slurping at Peace Coffee’s New Minneapolis Skyscraper Bar

January 13, 2015 10:05 am

Minneapolis-based Peace Coffee has opened its third retail location, on the first floor of the city’s second tallest building, the Capella Tower. The skyscraper, which originally […]

Inside Upstart Revelator Coffee’s First Bar in Downtown Birmingham

Inside Upstart Revelator Coffee’s First Bar in Downtown Birmingham

January 7, 2015 12:56 pm

Last March, we reported on Revelator Coffee, a New Orleans-based startup with some hefty investment backing and development plans for an upscale retail bar concept throughout […]

Greater Cincy’s Carabello Coffee to Expand Roastery and Flagship Bar

Greater Cincy’s Carabello Coffee to Expand Roastery and Flagship Bar

January 7, 2015 10:07 am

Cincinnati-area roastery and retailer Carabello Coffee has secured more than $40,000 through Kickstarter, with plans to buy and renovate its existing headquarters building for expansion. […]

‘Stairs of Fabulousness’ Lead to Locally Owned Cafe in Boston’s Brutalist City Hall

‘Stairs of Fabulousness’ Lead to Locally Owned Cafe in Boston’s Brutalist City Hall

January 5, 2015 10:27 am

Strolling through downtown Boston about eight years ago, I was confronted with this hideous monolith. I recall thinking, “This is an odd place for a prison.” […]

Now Brewing in San Francisco’s Inner Sunset: Snowbird Coffee

Now Brewing in San Francisco’s Inner Sunset: Snowbird Coffee

January 4, 2015 10:19 am

The origin story of Snowbird Coffee, which opened in late 2014 in San Francisco’s Inner Sunset neighborhood, is remarkably brief. Friends Eugene Kim and Dave […]

2014 Year in Review: Retail and Barista News

2014 Year in Review: Retail and Barista News

December 26, 2014 8:10 am

If anything, 2014 has proven that the North American retail market has opportunities for growth in all directions. As big chains plowed forward with obsessive retail […]