17 Shops In Kansas City You Just Gotta Check Out

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Sprudge.com co-founder, First Tiger, editor, and creative director Zachary Carlsen recently attended the Kansas City Caffeine Crawl. He survived - just barely - and this is his true story.  We crawled all over Kansas City and visited some of the best coffee, tea, and chocolate shops in the Midwest. Next time you're in Kansas City, do yourself a … [Read more...]

10 Places To Eat, Drink, And Hang Out In Copenhagen

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Sprudge contributor Joanna Han recently spent a fortnight traveling across Scandinavia, visiting some of the region’s very best coffee bars and roasteries, including Drop Coffee and the Solberg & Hansen concept shop. In her third feature from the trip, Ms. Han walks us through her very favorite places in Copenhagen, Denmark.  I spent much of … [Read more...]

A Little City Of Good: Drinking Great Coffee In Spokane, Washington

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“Why anyone would pay four dollars for a cup of coffee when you can get whole bag for the same price, I don’t know.” My grandfather is a gentle man, but a lion-hearted capitalist. At 92 his mind is still as polished as the gold money clip he carries in his left pocket. For as long as it has anchored him to the world, the clip has framed the face … [Read more...]

10 Places To Eat & Drink Cheap In Melbourne: Sprudge Guides

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We’re in Melbourne for the 2013 World Barista Championship, our first visit to this splendid city. How do you write a guide for a city if you’ve never been? Easy. We polled a dozen Melbourne residents and frequent visitors with excellent taste on their very favorite places to eat, drink, and have a coffee around town. Read more features like this … [Read more...]

10 Places To Drink Fancy In Melbourne: Sprudge Guides

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We're in Melbourne for the 2013 World Barista Championship, our first visit to this splendid city. How do you write a guide for a city if you've never been? Easy. We polled a dozen Melbourne residents and frequent visitors with excellent taste on their very favorite places to eat, drink, and have a coffee in the city. Read more features like this … [Read more...]

10 Places For A Nice Dinner In Melbourne: Sprudge Guides

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We're in Melbourne for the World Barista Championship, our first visit to this splendid city. How do you write a guide for a city if you've never been? Easy. We polled a dozen Melbourne residents and frequent visitors with excellent taste on their very favorite places to eat, drink, and have a coffee in the city. Read more features like this one in … [Read more...]

Where Am I? What Am I Doing? What Shouldn’t I Miss In Melbourne?

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You're in Melbourne, mate! Modern and lively, sprawling and vast, this city of more than 4 million people boasts no shortage of delicious things to eat and drink, plus fun things to see and do. If you're reading this, you're probably here for the World Barista Championship, held in conjunction with the 2013 Melbourne International Coffee Expo. … [Read more...]

10 Places To Eat Breaky In Melbourne: Sprudge Guides

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We're in Melbourne for the 2013 World Barista Championship, our first visit to this splendid city. How do you write a guide for a city if you've never been? Easy. We polled a dozen Melbourne residents and frequent visitors with excellent taste on their very favorite places to eat, drink, and have a coffee in the city. Read more features like this … [Read more...]

10 Places To Drink Coffee In Melbourne: Sprudge Guides

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We’re in Melbourne for the 2013 World Barista Championship, our first visit to this splendid city. How do you write a guide for a city if you’ve never been? Easy. We polled a dozen Melbourne residents and frequent visitors with excellent taste on their very favorite places to eat, drink, and have a coffee around town. Read more features like this … [Read more...]

Melbourne Sprudge Guides Hub

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  Welcome to Sprudge.com's exclusive, sprawling guide to the cafes, restaurants, bars and pubs of Melbourne. We're in town for the 2013 Melbourne International Coffee Expo and World Barista Championship, and the following pages are meant to be partners in crime for the international legion of Sprudge readers set to descend on Melbourne in … [Read more...]

Coffee Cruises Seattle: An Update

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Last June we published our exclusive coffee guide to Seattle, a blatant homage to Tom Wolfe entitled "Chief Sealth, Tiny Mummies, And The Coffee City of Yesterday...Today!" It was a feature that hit close to home, for let the historians never forget that Sprudge.com began in Seattle; birthed in the Stumptown Coffee space on Pine Street, and raised … [Read more...]

Sprudge Guides Philly: The City Of Brotherly Sprudge

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Long in the works, Sprudge.com is proud to present our unofficial guide to coffee in Philadelphia! One of the most buzzed and blogged about coffee cities in the world, Philadelphia has emerged in recent years as a serious destination for the discerning coffee Hajji - perhaps not the Mecca to the north that New York has become, but a Medina in its … [Read more...]

Sprudge Guides Seattle: Chief Sealth, Tiny Mummies, And The Coffee City of Yesterday…Today!

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"You guys are from Seattle? No wonder you write about coffee!" We've heard it hundreds of times. Never from friends in the industry, baristas, cafe owners, roasters or journalists, mind you - they've long-since learned that specialty coffee has no home base these days, no anchor city to speak of, and that the best roasters, cafes and baristas in … [Read more...]

#NOLAWeek: Laissez Le Bon Temps Brew

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We really do love New Orleans. The food, the people, the lingo, the architecture, and long afternoons letting it all hang out poolside at the Country Club...what's not to love? The cuisine alone reads like Western Civ primer, drawing influences from France, Spain, the Caribbean, French-Canadian Acadian settlers, Italy, and increasingly in recent … [Read more...]

#NOLAWeek: Antoine’s Annex

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There may be no name, no place more closely associated with dining in New Orleans than Antoine Alciatore's palace of French Creole cuisine, located on 713 St. Louis in the heart of the French Quarter. Antoine's has appeared in films, been the setting of novels, and seen its history lovingly documented by Anthony Bourdain's "No Reservations" crew. … [Read more...]

#NOLAWeek: Cafe Du Monde If I Do!

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Cafe Du Monde, a veritable Versailles of dark roasted coffee with chicory, beignet pastries with an overload of powdered sugar, and a living piece of New Orleans history. Cafe Du Monde opened its Decatur Street location in 1862; it may well be the oldest coffee house in America. It's open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 364 days a year (closed only … [Read more...]