Blue Bottle Coffee Opens Boerum Hill Outpost, More to Follow

Blue Bottle Coffee Opens Boerum Hill Outpost, More to Follow

February 24, 2014 10:43 am

Unannounced, Blue Bottle Coffee opened its sixth New York outpost yesterday, on Dean Street in the Boerum Hill neighborhood of Brooklyn. Eater New York reports that […]

Ride. Stop. Sip. Repeat. The Manhattan Subway Station Coffee Map

Ride. Stop. Sip. Repeat. The Manhattan Subway Station Coffee Map

February 7, 2014 9:49 am

Update: The map, which previously covered only Manhattan, now includes Brooklyn and Queens. About a year ago, we reported that the number of small chain […]

One L.A. Coffee Seller’s Celebrity Losses will be a New Yorker’s Gains

One L.A. Coffee Seller’s Celebrity Losses will be a New Yorker’s Gains

February 5, 2014 11:31 am

We all know celebrities have an unhealthy obsession with Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf and Starbucks. Case in point, here’s Jessica Alba with a whole […]

Toast: A Controversial Symbol of the Avant-Garde, or Just Toast?

Toast: A Controversial Symbol of the Avant-Garde, or Just Toast?

January 29, 2014 9:51 am

I have tried to avoid writing about toast — rather, the current “toast movement” — for as long as possible. After all, toast is not new. […]

Coffee Fest Brings Back America’s Best Espresso Competition

Coffee Fest Brings Back America’s Best Espresso Competition

January 23, 2014 9:56 am

For its 70th trade show since its beginnings in 1992, Coffee Fest is bringing back the America’s Best Espresso Competition, scheduled for March 7-9 at […]

‘We Need to Resort to Bake Sales’ to Fight Fracking, Says Gimme! Coffee CEO

‘We Need to Resort to Bake Sales’ to Fight Fracking, Says Gimme! Coffee CEO

December 12, 2013 12:06 pm

Ithaca, N.Y.-based Gimme! Coffee, the Roast Magazine 2012 Macro Roaster of the Year in part because of its sustainable practices, has announced that it has donated some […]

Inside Blue Bottle’s New Hell’s Kitchen Bar, Plus a Sneak Peek of New Brooklyn Bar

Inside Blue Bottle’s New Hell’s Kitchen Bar, Plus a Sneak Peek of New Brooklyn Bar

November 26, 2013 2:53 pm

Blue Bottle Coffee has opened its fifth New York location, a small streetside bar welcoming people into the newly opened Gotham West Market, a 150-seat […]

Starbucks Baristas Lose Latest Legal Round in Battle Over Tips

Starbucks Baristas Lose Latest Legal Round in Battle Over Tips

November 22, 2013 9:40 am

Shift supervisors at Starbucks have no substantial degree of “managerial responsibility” and are “akin to general wait staff,” and therefore should be able to collect […]

Inside the New Toby’s Estate Bar in New York’s Flatiron District

Inside the New Toby’s Estate Bar in New York’s Flatiron District

November 20, 2013 9:26 am

We first reported on the opening of a new bar from Brooklyn’s beloved Toby’s Estate Coffee as part of a piece on the intersection of […]

Verve Coffee Roasters Planning Three-Month Pop-Up in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Verve Coffee Roasters Planning Three-Month Pop-Up in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

October 31, 2013 1:11 pm

Rumors of Santa Cruz, Calif.-based Verve Coffee Roasters appearance in New York have been floating around for awhile now, and it appears the company will […]