Blue Bottle and Acclaimed SF Bakery Tartine Joining Forces

Blue Bottle and Acclaimed SF Bakery Tartine Joining Forces

April 20, 2015 12:47 pm

Blue Bottle Coffee is absorbing yet another craft-focused company with a strong existing brand, beloved San Francisco bakery Tartine. The company announced the partnership today, and Oliver […]

A Tractor-Inspired Farmspresso Machine from the Espresso Parts Custom Shop

A Tractor-Inspired Farmspresso Machine from the Espresso Parts Custom Shop

April 17, 2015 12:47 pm

In and around a renovated warehouse outside Sydney, Australia, The Grounds of Alexandria is many things: vegetable farm; restaurant; bar; bakery; coffee roastery, training lab and science […]

Some Posers in London ‘Straight Up Jacked’ Black Tap Coffee’s Logo

Some Posers in London ‘Straight Up Jacked’ Black Tap Coffee’s Logo

April 8, 2015 12:02 pm

The name and brand marks of popular Charleston, S.C., coffee shop and roastery, Black Tap Coffee, are being used without permission by at least one […]

Drink Innovation at Downtown L.A.’s Newest Coffee Bar, Frequency

Drink Innovation at Downtown L.A.’s Newest Coffee Bar, Frequency

April 3, 2015 12:45 pm

Some seriously creative coffee-based concoctions are now happening daily inside Gelateria Uli, where L.A.-based Compelling & Rich owner and roastmaster Kian Abedini has opened a concept called Frequency Coffee. Abedini […]

What Is Craft Coffee?

What Is Craft Coffee?

March 25, 2015 3:39 pm

Terminology integrity issues abound in the coffee world. Consider generic, hollow quality differentiators like “premium” or “gourmet.” Or the fuzziness associated with “direct trade.” Or […]

Buffalo’s Public Espresso Opens in Historic Hotel, Plans 3,500-s.f. Flagship

Buffalo’s Public Espresso Opens in Historic Hotel, Plans 3,500-s.f. Flagship

March 23, 2015 12:03 pm

Buffalo, New York’s Public Espresso + Coffee is greatly adding to its public presence. The small-batch roastery, founded by partners Sam Scarcello, Matt Rayburg and […]

The Martha Stewart Cafe is Happening in Chelsea

The Martha Stewart Cafe is Happening in Chelsea

March 12, 2015 11:27 am

Martha Stewart says she is living her long-time dream of opening a cafe, which she of course named Martha Stewart Cafe. In a press release […]

A Budapest Independent Coffee Virtual Tour (with Map)

A Budapest Independent Coffee Virtual Tour (with Map)

March 12, 2015 8:31 am

Call it what you will — a loyalty program or a disloyalty program — but consumer-focused collaboration between high-end retailers sharing a local market space […]

Know Where Coffee Manually Pouring and Pulling in Gainesville

Know Where Coffee Manually Pouring and Pulling in Gainesville

March 10, 2015 11:00 am

As its name implies, Know Where Coffee is built around the concept of engaging consumers in the origin and preparation of their coffee. The shop, founded […]

It’s a Family Affair at New Portland-Based Coffee Consultancy Catalyst

It’s a Family Affair at New Portland-Based Coffee Consultancy Catalyst

March 10, 2015 8:03 am

Although a variation of the term is used in her new business name, Catalyst Coffee Consulting, Emily McIntyre is not altogether comfortable with the label […]