Sacramento’s The Trade Combines Coffee and Co-Working in Hybrid Model

Sacramento’s The Trade Combines Coffee and Co-Working in Hybrid Model

March 24, 2015 2:44 pm

At some point, we’re going to need a name for the modern coffee shop/office hybrid: the retail spaces designed for business incubation and meetings that […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Verve Coffee Roasters Planning at Least Four More Los Angeles Shops

Verve Coffee Roasters Planning at Least Four More Los Angeles Shops

February 11, 2015 4:23 pm

Following the recent opening of its first Los Angeles bar, and fourth total, Santa Cruz-based Verve Coffee Roasters has plans to open at least four more […]

YouTube Star and LA Coffee Club Collaborate for Common Culture Coffee Line

YouTube Star and LA Coffee Club Collaborate for Common Culture Coffee Line

February 6, 2015 7:10 am

Connor Franta, one of the most popular people on the internet, has launched a limited edition coffee line with charitable ties to Africa called Common […]

It’s Totally OK To Pair Coffee and Wine, Says Renowned Wine Authority

It’s Totally OK To Pair Coffee and Wine, Says Renowned Wine Authority

February 3, 2015 12:23 pm

A potent shot of espresso to kick off a wine tasting is an act of heresy among the wine cognoscenti. Not so with renowned wine critic and […]

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, […]