Barista Cabell Tice moved cross-country with his family, touring eleven cafes in America's heartland in the process. Mr. Tice ran the coffee program at Thinking Cup in Boston for three years, and … [Read More...]
Think for a moment about random acts of kindness: big or small, there’s something about a good deed that makes us feel good. It might be giving up a seat on a crowded train, sharing an umbrella in the … [Read More...]
Harajuku, home to many famous coffee shops, is often referred to as the “coffee belt” of Tokyo. A gem in the area is Yoyogi Koen (Yoyogi Park), one of the city’s sprawling green spaces and an ideal … [Read More...]
In the bubbling, constant conversation over Bay Area coffee, the question of saturation often comes up. When, you might ask, will there be too many coffee shops in this part of the world? Well, if … [Read More...]
On paper, it may seem that proprietors Jeremy and Casey Miller run a single business, The Mud House, in St Louis, Missouri. Mr. Miller dismisses that feeling. “We run three businesses out of this place,” he says. “We do a small bakery. We do a coffee house and a cafe. I guess the umbrella term […]
While we’re quite sure that turning California into 6 different states is a terrible idea–the product of #viral thinking turning into some kind of actual mental virus–we’re equally sure that the progression of specialty coffee in the Golden State will leave no stone unturned. Enter Paso Robles, a town in SoCal with a well-deserved reputation […]
At the center of the business district of the buzzing, 25.5 million-large metropolis of Manila lies Yardstick Coffee. This cafe, roastery and training space adjoining a restaurant is a breath of fresh air amongst the corporate chain cafes that line the neighboring malls. As you walk into the space, the simplicity and stark design is […]
Editors note: In late July we sent our Bay Area staff writer Leif Haven to CoffeeCon in San Francisco. During his time there, he tweeted:
I feel like my heart might explode covering @CoffeeConEvent for @sprudge
— leif (@leifhaven) July 26, 2014
This is his recap.
20. George Howell talked … [Read More...]
About a half hour west of Chapel Hill, out in the country near Eli Whitney, North Carolina, Mark Warren and Chris Pence craft gorgeous ceramic wares under the brand name Haand Ceramics.
"We enjoy the quiet and freedom of working outside of the city," Pence tells us. He reached out Sprudge after … [Read More...]