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 […]

Is This Hot New All-You-Can-Drink App a Threat to Quality Differentiation?

Is This Hot New All-You-Can-Drink App a Threat to Quality Differentiation?

April 14, 2014 12:17 pm

A new subscription-based app, Cups, is giving consumers nearly unlimited coffee and espresso drinks at coffee shops throughout New York for as little as $45 […]

A Discovery Channel: Looking Back At CoffeeCon Chicago 2014

A Discovery Channel: Looking Back At CoffeeCon Chicago 2014

April 14, 2014 10:45 am

Talking to visitors at the consumer show CoffeeCon this past weekend at the Zhou B Art Center on Chicago’s near South side, I heard countless […]

Giant Mystery Brewer Makes You Network Before You Drink

Giant Mystery Brewer Makes You Network Before You Drink

April 8, 2014 3:03 pm

The Singapore Economic Development Board has created one of the wildest brewing units the world has ever seen: the hulking Coffee Connector. Debuting at the Economist […]

With D.C. Flagship, Peet’s Announces Plans for 43 More Stores in D.C. and Chicago

With D.C. Flagship, Peet’s Announces Plans for 43 More Stores in D.C. and Chicago

April 8, 2014 1:29 pm

Emeryville, Calif.-based Peet’s Coffee & Tea yesterday unveiled its flagship store near the White House on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington D.C., where it plans to […]

Cafe Grumpy to Open Inside Grand Central Station

Cafe Grumpy to Open Inside Grand Central Station

April 7, 2014 11:45 am

Greenpoint-based roaster and retailer Cafe Grumpy, which already has five neighborhood outposts in New York, is taking over a space in the East terminal of […]

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 […]

Startup Coffee Flour Hopes to Turn Processed Cherries Into Big Business

Startup Coffee Flour Hopes to Turn Processed Cherries Into Big Business

April 3, 2014 3:32 pm

A Seattle startup working with a pair of the world’s largest coffee companies is hoping to turn a product called Coffee Flour — milled from […]