Caffè Umbria Brings Old World Italian Aesthetic to Ballard Outpost

Caffè Umbria Brings Old World Italian Aesthetic to Ballard Outpost

October 27, 2014 2:48 pm

12-year-old Seattle roastery Caffè Umbria has opened its Ballard location, in a neighborhood the company says reflects its own embrace of traditional European and modern […]

Inside Andante Coffee Roasters’ New Echo Park Shop

Inside Andante Coffee Roasters’ New Echo Park Shop

October 27, 2014 11:10 am

  Los Angeles’ Andante Coffee Roasters, which debuted on Beverly Blvd. in the Mid City neighborhood last year, recently opened its second location, an elegant, bar-focused […]

In Denver, A Grand Coffee Bazaar ‘Twas, Indeed

In Denver, A Grand Coffee Bazaar ‘Twas, Indeed

October 24, 2014 1:32 pm

story by Drew Knott. Photos by Penamora Photo. It is not by happenstance that Denver is one of America’s great craft coffee communities. There’s an abundance of well-established […]

26 Roasters From 15 States Announced as Good Food Awards Finalists

26 Roasters From 15 States Announced as Good Food Awards Finalists

October 22, 2014 4:30 pm

The Good Food Awards, now in its 5th year as a leading awards program that places equal emphasis on quality and responsible food sourcing, recently […]

This One-Woman Coffee Venture Could Give a Child a Home

This One-Woman Coffee Venture Could Give a Child a Home

October 22, 2014 3:56 pm

Coffee companies are often built around a strong mission, but rarely is the mission this singular and personal. Marlee Benefield last month introduced a micro roastery […]

Colombia’s Fondo Paez: Finding Harmony on War-Torn Land

Colombia’s Fondo Paez: Finding Harmony on War-Torn Land

October 20, 2014 1:33 pm

The department (state) of Cauca, Colombia, is home to one of Colombia’s largest native American populations, the Paez people, and it also happens to be […]

Announcing the 2015 Micro Roaster of the Year: Portola Coffee Lab

Announcing the 2015 Micro Roaster of the Year: Portola Coffee Lab

October 17, 2014 8:02 am

Portola Coffee Lab Established: 2011 Location: Costa Mesa, California Employees: 28 Leadership: Jeff Duggan, Christa Duggan, co-owners Retail locations: One; three more in the works […]

Two Years After Sandy Nearly Took Everything, Brewklyn Grind Opens Flagship Shop

Two Years After Sandy Nearly Took Everything, Brewklyn Grind Opens Flagship Shop

October 9, 2014 11:43 am

Brooklyn-based roaster Brewklyn Grind has opened its flagship retail bar at 557 Myrtle Ave., putting an emphatic punctuation mark on a survival story. Founded by […]

Commonwealth Coffee Roasters in Denver: So Much More Than Just A Pretty Bag

Commonwealth Coffee Roasters in Denver: So Much More Than Just A Pretty Bag

October 7, 2014 6:59 am

With a friendship that began in the Texas coffee, Jason Farrar and Ryan Fisher packed their respective bags and moved to Denver in 2013 with a simple […]

Say Hello to Mission Cold Brew, Columbus’ Hot New Cold Tap Bike

Say Hello to Mission Cold Brew, Columbus’ Hot New Cold Tap Bike

October 6, 2014 12:58 am

The team at Mission Coffee Co. has always hung its hat on the idea of craftsmanship, from brewing coffees to building and outfitting much of […]