Archive for the Cafes Category

Video: Poured Over in Philadelphia

Posted on January 4, 2012 by

NewsWorks calls this “the next big thing for caffeine aficionados” but I think ReAnimator is dropping the ball here. If James Hoffmann’s 2012 prediction for batch brewers comes true, this may be a good example of why. [Via NewsWorks]

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What About the Baby?

Posted on January 3, 2012 by

Coffee is like a baby; loved most by its mother. If you think you’re doing a better job sourcing, roasting, and brewing than everyone else, you’re probably wrong. It’s understandable. You find it, roast it, nurture it, drink a ton of it, and love it. But love is blind. We’d all be better off if […]

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Why Working at Starbucks for Three Weeks Was the Toughest Job I’ve Ever Had

Posted on December 16, 2011 by

Interesting perspective from a Business Insider writer. [Why Working at Starbucks for Three Weeks Was the Toughest Job I've Ever Had]

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Manhattan Coffee Shops Worth a Visit

Posted on October 25, 2011 by

I’ve posted a map of my favorite cafes before (on Not For Tourists – which is a great book), but here’s a more interactive Foursquare version as well. Maybe you think I’m missing some, or am too inclusive. Feel free to let me know either way. [foursquare :: Mike White :: Manhattan Coffee Shops Worth […]

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Current Favorite: Finca La Maravilla

Posted on September 7, 2011 by

Food and drinks are an emotional experience. You enjoy your favorite cafes and restaurants in large part because of the way they make you feel. Great coffees (or food) served in an uncomfortable environment don’t inspire regular patronage, and mediocre (lousy, even) cafes can be very successful at inspiring loyalty. To each their own, different […]

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Video: Why do I Love Canada? Mostly For These Reasons

Posted on August 31, 2011 by

Portland is great, but Revolver is where my heart is.

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The Cafes of Montreal in Cappuccinos

Posted on August 13, 2011 by

Cute site – the cappuccinos of Montreal. Click through to see the creator of each. [adbeus / coffee | The Best Coffee Shops In Montreal]

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Gorilla Coffee Defamation Lawsuit Dismissed by State Supreme Court

Posted on August 10, 2011 by

An unsurprising conclusion to a bitter, ugly drama. Read the fine print here: Workers Prevail Against Gorilla Coffee’s Anti-Free Speech Lawsuit | Brandworkers International  

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Make a Starbucks Frappuccino for $0.32

Posted on July 12, 2011 by

I don’t think you should drink stuff like this at any price, but I still found it entertaining. [Make a Starbucks Frappuccino for $0.32 | Squawkfox]

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Denver has more Marijuana Dispensaries than Starbucks

Posted on July 7, 2011 by

Different products, but both probably sell Rice Krispie Treats. [Via More medical marijuana dispensaries than Starbucks in Denver Colorado | Mail Online]

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Looking for Recommendations in Denver and Aspen

Posted on June 9, 2011 by

Thanks to some wonderful people on Twitter I’ve managed to compile a list of places to try during my first visit to Colorado. In addition to the indulgences that will be available to us during the Food & Wine Classic, my intention is to visit as many of these places as possible. If I’m missing […]

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NYC: Stumptown is opening in Battery Park

Posted on June 9, 2011 by

“Stumptown Coffee Bar located at Battery Place Market in Battery Park City is looking for a barista with the ability to leap buildings in a single bound, eliminate National Debt and keep guests more than satisfied. Well, “keep guests more than satisfied” is more than necessary for this position, but if you can do the […]

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Coffee Trucks [Photos]

Posted on May 29, 2011 by

This delivery truck is from Texas circa I don’t know when, and features Direct Trade coffee (sort of) from Duncan Coffee. Duncan was started in 1918 and still exists! They “only buy the top 3% of Arabica beans from around the world to ensure quality” so obviously that’s been the key to their longevity. The MUD […]

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NYC Cafes to Visit During the NERBC

Posted on March 26, 2011 by

Coming to NYC for the NERBC? Here’s my map of places in Manhattan that you may want to visit. Some places have multiple locations but have only been listed once, and there are many more places in Brooklyn if you’re feeling adventurous. The map is hosted over on NFT so click through for brief descriptors, address details, […]

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Video: Updating Paige on Funny or Die

Posted on March 23, 2011 by

Check out this pilot for a new web series called Updating Paige, which promises to be a show about coffee culture. So far it seems to be about a girl named Paige who has Facebook Faceplace drama and works in a cafe, but I did spy a Buono Kettle in the background at the 5:14 […]

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Win a Trip to Brazil During the NERBC

Posted on March 22, 2011 by

Save the Date: There’s a party being thrown by the sponsors listed above during the NERBC this April, and Dallis Bros is putting an espresso machine and a trip to Brazil on the line during the Latte Art Throwdown. Whoa! Date: April 9th Time: 8pm-Midnight Location: 526 508 W26th St, 5th Floor (the address on […]

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