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 […]

Barista Nation in Denver: Schedule Plus Tips on How to Behave

Barista Nation in Denver: Schedule Plus Tips on How to Behave

July 23, 2014 12:00 pm

Specialty coffee has been exploding in Denver over the past couple years, making the Mile-High City a perfect locale for this weekend’s start-up-themed Barista Nation, the […]

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 […]

Vega Coffee Piloting New-School Trade Model with Old-World Elements

Vega Coffee Piloting New-School Trade Model with Old-World Elements

July 21, 2014 12:15 pm

When Vega Coffee launches its pilot program following this Kickstarter campaign, few people in the coffee industry will be wearing as many hats as Noushin Ketabi […]

D.C. Roastery Vigilante Coffee Opens First Public Outpost in Hyatsville

D.C. Roastery Vigilante Coffee Opens First Public Outpost in Hyatsville

July 18, 2014 2:59 pm

After two years of building wholesale accounts and putting in time at farmers markets, flea markets and pop ups, Washington D.C.’s Vigilante Coffee is opening […]

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 […]

The Runaway American Dream of New Jersey’s Rook Coffee Roasters

The Runaway American Dream of New Jersey’s Rook Coffee Roasters

July 9, 2014 11:38 am

In the day we sweat it out in the streets of a runaway American dream. At night we ride through mansions of glory in suicide […]

South Korean Coffee Imports from U.S. Roasters Increase in 2013/14

South Korean Coffee Imports from U.S. Roasters Increase in 2013/14

July 7, 2014 8:07 am

South Koreans are importing more roasted coffee from the United States, reflecting the popularity of U.S. brands, as well as relaxed trade taxes. The amount […]

How Former Competitors Andy Sprenger and Kapo Chiu Became World-Class Collaborators

How Former Competitors Andy Sprenger and Kapo Chiu Became World-Class Collaborators

July 1, 2014 1:00 pm

The concept of relationships in coffee is a huge one, applying to any combination of people including farmers, importers, buyers, roasters and consumers. But the […]

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 […]