Now Brewing in Eagle Rock, Los Angeles: Found Coffee

Now Brewing in Eagle Rock, Los Angeles: Found Coffee

March 3, 2015 12:32 pm

Less than two years after joining Demitasse Coffee Roasters as in Los Angeles as an intern, Annie Choi has opened her own charming multiroaster cafe […]

Blue Bottle to Begin Selling Pre-Ground Coffee Following Perfect Acquisition

Blue Bottle to Begin Selling Pre-Ground Coffee Following Perfect Acquisition

February 27, 2015 9:51 am

Blue Bottle Coffee will begin selling packaged, pre-ground coffee following the acquisition of Bay Area-based Perfect Coffee, founded by longtime tech executive Neil Day in 2013. […]

Artis ‘Live Roast Experience’ Opening in Bangkok, Three U.S. Stores to Follow

Artis ‘Live Roast Experience’ Opening in Bangkok, Three U.S. Stores to Follow

February 25, 2015 3:10 pm

Artis Coffee, the Berkeley, Calif.-based brand that skewed the traditional roaster/retailer model with its “live roast experience,” is about to open up in Bangkok, with several more […]

Young Miami Roastery Relentless Representing Four Generations in Nicaraguan Coffee

Young Miami Roastery Relentless Representing Four Generations in Nicaraguan Coffee

February 24, 2015 5:02 pm

Vertical integration is an increasingly popular strategy among U.S. coffee companies, but rarely is it accomplished so naturally as in the case of one of South […]

Highwire Coffee Roasters Buying Berkeley’s Beloved Local 123

Highwire Coffee Roasters Buying Berkeley’s Beloved Local 123

February 24, 2015 11:12 am

Oakland’s Highwire Coffee Roasters is buying beloved 6-year-old Berkeley retailer Local 123, where it will open its second retail shop, as well as Local 123’s […]

Say Hello to the 2015 U.S. Coffee Championship Winners

Say Hello to the 2015 U.S. Coffee Championship Winners

February 23, 2015 3:06 pm

A massive assortment of coffee talent gathered in the Long Beach (Calif.) Arena this past weekend for the 2015 U.S. Coffee Championships, where some heavy hardware […]

Inside Roast Magazine: Roast Profile Development, Kenyan Quality and Flavor Communication

Inside Roast Magazine: Roast Profile Development, Kenyan Quality and Flavor Communication

February 19, 2015 11:25 am

The March/April 2015 issue of Roast Magazine is now shipping. If you’re not yet a Roast subscriber, become one here. Below are previews of three of […]

Philz Coffee Secures Additional $15 Million Investment for Nationwide Expansion

Philz Coffee Secures Additional $15 Million Investment for Nationwide Expansion

February 18, 2015 4:11 pm

San Francisco-based Philz Coffee has secured $15 million in investments from sources including Jonah Hill and Snoop Dogg, with plans to expand its retail footprint nationwide. News site […]

High-Concept Brewing and Passionate Service at Amethyst Coffee in Denver

High-Concept Brewing and Passionate Service at Amethyst Coffee in Denver

February 18, 2015 12:54 pm

After a rapid ascension as a professional barista that took her from her native East Coast to Denver, Elle Taylor has made the huge and somewhat terrifying leap from […]

Starbucks Unveils Reserve Line Subscription with Upcharge for Freshness

Starbucks Unveils Reserve Line Subscription with Upcharge for Freshness

February 17, 2015 12:35 pm

Starbucks today unveiled its new subscription service for its Reserve line coffees, with an oddly configured pricing model that reflects freshness based on predetermined roast dates. The […]