The New Pornographers Really Love Coffee, Collaborate with Intelligentsia

The New Pornographers Really Love Coffee, Collaborate with Intelligentsia

August 1, 2014 3:04 pm

When you’re up until 3 a.m. every day and then sleep in a strange hotel room or in the back of a bus en route […]

Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah, Here I am at Sierra Nevada

Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah, Here I am at Sierra Nevada

July 31, 2014 1:58 pm

Sierra Nevada Brewing Company was started by a pair of home brewers out of a love for good beer and has over many years grown […]

Say Bonjour to the Barisieur, a Pour Over/Alarm Clock Hybrid

Say Bonjour to the Barisieur, a Pour Over/Alarm Clock Hybrid

July 31, 2014 12:07 pm

Over the past three years, we’ve seen countless innovations in home gadgetry designed to improve quality. This new alarm clock coffeemaker hybrid from British designer […]

We Bet You Can’t Stop Playing with this Yelp Trends Generator

We Bet You Can’t Stop Playing with this Yelp Trends Generator

July 30, 2014 11:53 am

It would be hard to argue that this is a legitimately useful tool in specialty coffee trend-spotting, but this wacky new trend reporter from Yelp is […]

Mike Hill of Metal Shredders Tombs Launches Savage Gold Coffee

Mike Hill of Metal Shredders Tombs Launches Savage Gold Coffee

July 24, 2014 3:48 pm

Mike Hill likes his coffee the same way he likes his metal: black. With a new album release and a North American fall tour on the […]

Drama Unfolds with the Opening of Williamsburg’s First Starbucks

Drama Unfolds with the Opening of Williamsburg’s First Starbucks

July 21, 2014 2:40 pm

As might be expected, there has been some pushback related to the opening of Williamsburg’s first Starbucks, which debuted at 6 a.m. today at the […]

This Pop-Up Put People in a Signal-Blocking Steel Cage and Served Great Coffee

This Pop-Up Put People in a Signal-Blocking Steel Cage and Served Great Coffee

July 18, 2014 11:31 am

Here’s a new coffee shop design feature: A large metal cage that repels wireless signals. A Faraday cage, a mesh cage of conductive material that blocks […]

Lathe, Baby, Lathe: The Making of a Transparent Portafilter (Part 1)

Lathe, Baby, Lathe: The Making of a Transparent Portafilter (Part 1)

July 15, 2014 12:42 pm

Admittedly, we’ve lately been going a little crazy for transparent portafilters. But like their makers, we’re obsessed. Here, Amsterdam-based Tije, the maker of the latest […]

You’ll Probably Rush to Ebay for Vintage Hot Plates After Seeing this FrankenMoka

You’ll Probably Rush to Ebay for Vintage Hot Plates After Seeing this FrankenMoka

July 11, 2014 1:19 pm

Amsterdam-based Frans Goddijn is one of specialty coffee’s mad scientists. Most recently, he’s shared with us his camera work capturing transparent portafilters to monitor puck behavior […]

Who Is Drinking this Coffee? Help the Art World Solve this Enduring Mystery

Who Is Drinking this Coffee? Help the Art World Solve this Enduring Mystery

July 9, 2014 4:02 pm

The collective knowledge of art historians is immense, yet the subject this painting from one of the world’s most notable portrait artists, Robert Edge Pine, […]