Chicago’s Dark Matter Goes Elemental with New Lake View Bar Osmium

Chicago’s Dark Matter Goes Elemental with New Lake View Bar Osmium

July 25, 2014 11:07 am

Chicago’s Dark Matter Coffee, which has been building a steady following since growing out of The Star Lounge in Ukranian Village in 2008, has opened […]

Milwaukee Roasteries Anodyne and Stone Creek Ink High-Profile Retail Deals

Milwaukee Roasteries Anodyne and Stone Creek Ink High-Profile Retail Deals

July 22, 2014 11:42 am

Two growing Milwaukee roasteries have in recent days announced plans to move into two of the city’s most high-profile destinations. The Milwaukee Public Market yesterday […]

Inside Intelligentsia’s New ‘Contemporary Nordic’ Wicker Park Bar

Inside Intelligentsia’s New ‘Contemporary Nordic’ Wicker Park Bar

July 16, 2014 9:43 am

Intelligentsia Coffee is publicly opening its new Wicker Park coffee bar tonight at 7 p.m., with an official opening at 6:30 a.m. tomorrow, July 17. […]

Stone Creek’s New Box Set Pitched as a ‘Case Study’ in Processing

Stone Creek’s New Box Set Pitched as a ‘Case Study’ in Processing

July 10, 2014 11:09 am

The race is on among roasters to to create unique tasting experiences in tight packages for the most curious of consumers. One popular tack is […]

A Communion of Coffee and Beer Coming to Chicago

A Communion of Coffee and Beer Coming to Chicago

July 3, 2014 12:33 pm

Craft coffee and craft beer have been running in parallel courses for the good part of a decade, so it only makes sense that two […]

Metric Roastmaster Xavier Alexander on Method, Buying Online Machinery and Why Not to Be a ‘Hard On’ About Coffee

Metric Roastmaster Xavier Alexander on Method, Buying Online Machinery and Why Not to Be a ‘Hard On’ About Coffee

June 19, 2014 12:53 pm

Metric Coffee in Chicago began roasting late last year, landing numerous fancy wholesale accounts among like-minded craft food and coffee purveyors, but its flagship account remains with […]

Anodyne Among the Small Minority Investing in Real-Time Coffee Apps

Anodyne Among the Small Minority Investing in Real-Time Coffee Apps

June 18, 2014 11:51 am

Milwaukee’s Anodyne Coffee Roasting last week launched a new app designed to build loyalty, keep customers informed of current coffee offerings and serve as a kind […]

How to Brew the World’s Best Aeoropress: The 2014 World Champion’s Recipe

How to Brew the World’s Best Aeoropress: The 2014 World Champion’s Recipe

June 13, 2014 4:00 pm

Looking to up your Aeropress game? Who better to instruct than the recently crowned 2014 World Aeropress Champion Shuichi Sasaki of Paul Bassett in Japan, who came […]

A Look at Some of the Best Coffee Packaging Designs of 2014

A Look at Some of the Best Coffee Packaging Designs of 2014

June 12, 2014 12:16 pm

The Dieline Awards program, celebrating achievement in consumer packaging, is considered to be a premier showcase in the global design community. It also happens to […]

Hops in Coffee is Happening and It’s Going to Be Pretty Intense

Hops in Coffee is Happening and It’s Going to Be Pretty Intense

June 11, 2014 11:18 am

The craft beer world has been embracing coffee as an ingredient for years. While once relegated to stouts, coffee has since made its way into any number […]