Slingshot Coffee Co, a bottled cold brew business we profiled in 2012, has found substantial success in this rapidly expanding segment of quality coffee consumption. The company, based in … [Read More...]
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...]
We're in the last, sweaty gasps of our Build Outs of Summer series...and what a summer it has been! We've explored build outs in cities like Philadelphia, Sitka, Haddon Township, and Mashpee, just to … [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 there’s one thing that may never hit a saturation point around here, it’s non-profit, event-driven community spaces fostering both artistic expression […]
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 […]
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...]