The new Rosso Coffee Roasters cafe inside Studio Bell in Calgary, Ontario.
Phil & Sebastian Coffee Roasters in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
Founded in Toronto in 1975, Second Cup cafes are almost as ubiquitous in large Canadian cities as the coffee-and-donut empire that is Tim Horton’s. But while Timmy’s has become a Canadian cultural icon, Second Cup has never had a very strong identity. Neither a good specialty cafe nor a homey donut and drip joint, it’s mainly known for having […]
Entering Café St. Viateur, on a trendy corner of Queen West within menswear brand Frank & Oak’s flagship Toronto store, you understand almost instantly the world that you’ve entered. Through a glass and steel vestibule, over a floor woven with a black and white checkered pattern, you approach a copper and walnut bar to order your […]
Beneath Toronto’s bustling downtown in the subsurface, maze-like PATH system is a new specialty cafe challenging the convenience coffee and Tim Horton’s status quo that dominates the city. Directly below the Sheraton Centre Hotel, M Square is the first cafe by Maribel and Mario Morataya, avid coffee lovers—Mario’s family owns coffee farms in El Salvador—who […]
The 2015 Canadian National Barista Championships took place last weekend, and Sprudge contributor Elyse Bouvier was on the scene. She captured Ben Put’s winning routine in-depth, and now she’s back with six of her favorite highlights of the event. 1. This coffee kombucha sig drink CJ Yang of 49th Parallel in Vancouver made her own […]
Welcome to the first-ever Canadian national latte art competition! This event debuted last weekend as part of the Canadian Barista Championships and was spearheaded by our partners at Dalla Corte, along with Toi Moi & Cafe and Julia Barber of Reg Barber Enterprises. The debut 2014 edition of the Canadian Latte Art Competition was staged as a pilot […]
For the second year in a row, Ben Put is your Canadian Barista Champion! It’s a heck of a way to celebrate the launch of Monogram Coffee, his recently announced partnership with Jeremy Ho and Justin Eyford, and under whose flag Put flew during this, his sixth national level competition appearance. Put’s experience allows him to competes with a […]
A trip around Dublin’s bustling, brand new cafe scene.
Dublin bling bling in sweet Harmon harmony.
“A cafe with magazines,” went the understatement.
Original feature by Elyse Bouvier.
Our UKBC coverage concludes.
Our UKBC coverage continues.
Routine details, coffees, and stunning photography from London.
Deets, quotes & more from London correspondent Elyse Bouvier.