Groundwork Coffee Secures Multi-Year Deal with the Los Angeles Convention Center

Groundwork Coffee Secures Multi-Year Deal with the Los Angeles Convention Center

April 18, 2014 8:45 am

Los Angeles-based Groundwork Coffee Company has inked a multi-year deal with the Los Angeles Convention Center to supply coffee for all the venue’s retail kiosks […]

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 […]

From Melbourne to Paris to Tokyo: Inside the New Coutume Cafe

From Melbourne to Paris to Tokyo: Inside the New Coutume Cafe

April 15, 2014 1:46 pm

Since opening in Paris in 2011 with Melbourne roots, Coutume Cafe has been widely credited with helping to elevate Parisian craft coffee culture. Now the […]

Denver’s Huckleberry Roasters Opens Bar Inside Old Shipping Crates

Denver’s Huckleberry Roasters Opens Bar Inside Old Shipping Crates

April 11, 2014 11:02 am

A mere four months after opening its flagship shop and roastery and bar on Pecos St., Denver’s Huckleberry Roasters has opened its second retail shop, […]

Madcap Planning New Grand Rapids Roastery, Office HQ and Retail Bar

Madcap Planning New Grand Rapids Roastery, Office HQ and Retail Bar

April 10, 2014 11:34 am

Madcap Coffee is seeking approval from its home city Grand Rapids, Mich., to convert a former 8,000-square-foot dry cleaning and gas station building into a […]

When Quality Falls Short: Exploring Risk in the High-End Specialty Trade

When Quality Falls Short: Exploring Risk in the High-End Specialty Trade

April 9, 2014 1:26 pm

The Wall Street Journal yesterday published a must-read story for anyone interested in the future of direct-trade relationships for premium coffees among growers, importers and […]

Blue Bottle Acquiring L.A.’s Handsome Coffee and Subscription Service Tonx

Blue Bottle Acquiring L.A.’s Handsome Coffee and Subscription Service Tonx

April 7, 2014 1:02 pm

Blue Bottle Coffee, which recently secured its second major cash infusion in as many years, is buying Handsome Coffee’s flagship Los Angeles roastery and bar, as […]

Unauthorized Soft Launch Ends in Hard Feelings Among Some Top Specialty Brands

Unauthorized Soft Launch Ends in Hard Feelings Among Some Top Specialty Brands

April 4, 2014 2:19 pm

The owner of third-party reseller of whole bean coffee Kettled.com is admitting to selling coffees and using copyrighted marketing material from some of the country’s […]

Inside Chicago’s French-Workshop-Inspired Plein Air Cafe

Inside Chicago’s French-Workshop-Inspired Plein Air Cafe

April 4, 2014 12:25 pm

There is a whole lot of design muscle behind Chicago’s newest French-workshop-inspired cafe and eatery, Hyde Park’s Plein Air Cafe. The lovely white-washed space inside […]

The Risk-Filled Ride Begins for Vancouver’s Timbertrain Coffee Roasters

The Risk-Filled Ride Begins for Vancouver’s Timbertrain Coffee Roasters

April 1, 2014 12:22 pm

Three young Vancouver entrepreneurs with a shared childhood fascination with trains have opened the doors to Vancouver’s Timbertrain Coffee Roasters in the historic Gastown neighborhood. […]