Inside Intelligentsia’s New ‘Contemporary Nordic’ Wicker Park Bar

Inside Intelligentsia’s New ‘Contemporary Nordic’ Wicker Park Bar

July 16, 2014 9:43 am

Intelligentsia Coffee is publicly opening its new Wicker Park coffee bar tonight at 7 p.m., with an official opening at 6:30 a.m. tomorrow, July 17. […]

A Communion of Coffee and Beer Coming to Chicago

A Communion of Coffee and Beer Coming to Chicago

July 3, 2014 12:33 pm

Craft coffee and craft beer have been running in parallel courses for the good part of a decade, so it only makes sense that two […]

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 […]

The Case of Yellow Maragogype: One Farmer’s Premium Market Opportunity

The Case of Yellow Maragogype: One Farmer’s Premium Market Opportunity

June 16, 2014 12:09 pm

by Michael Sheridan of CRS Coffeelands Blog Last November, the pioneering Colombian exporter Virmax published these photos from Oswaldo Acevedo’s Hacienda El Roble and wondered whether […]

How a Colombian School is Narrowing Coffee Farming’s Generation Gap

How a Colombian School is Narrowing Coffee Farming’s Generation Gap

June 9, 2014 10:04 am

by Michael Sheridan of CRS Coffeelands Blog In my travels in the coffeelands, I hear a familiar concern echoed by coffee growers: relevo generacional. All over […]

Inside DTLA’s Newest Coffee Bar, The Classic

Inside DTLA’s Newest Coffee Bar, The Classic

May 27, 2014 10:47 am

The Classic coffee bar has opened in the fashion district in downtown Los Angeles, with bow-tied baristas serving coffees from Intelligentsia. It is the latest […]

1000 Faces, Ken Kesey’s Psychedelic Hay and Packaging Varietals Side by Side

1000 Faces, Ken Kesey’s Psychedelic Hay and Packaging Varietals Side by Side

May 21, 2014 2:50 pm

There is a trend emerging in specialty coffee right now that not only reflects unprecedented farm-level ingenuity, but also unprecedented consumer interest in tasting experiences. […]

First Look: Tyler Wells’ Blacktop Espresso Bar in Los Angeles

First Look: Tyler Wells’ Blacktop Espresso Bar in Los Angeles

April 27, 2014 11:28 pm

Blacktop, the new project of Intelligentsia alumnus and Handsome Coffee Roasters Co-Founder Tyler Wells, opened last Wednesday at 826 E. 3rd Street in the Los Angeles […]

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 […]

Startup Revelator Coffee Reveals Aggressive Plans for Southern Growth

Startup Revelator Coffee Reveals Aggressive Plans for Southern Growth

March 31, 2014 12:48 pm

A New Orleans-based coffee startup with some hefty investment backing is planning to debut four coffee shops this Spring, with as many as a dozen […]