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...]
In just one week, the leaders of the progressive food world will descend on the city of Copenhagen for the fourth installment of MAD Symposium, hosted by the MAD Food group, "a community of chefs, … [Read More...]
This is the story of a restaurant that believes the coffee program is as important as the food. No, not a fairy tale, but a growing trend we here at Sprudge are documenting as it happens around the … [Read More...]
When Austin-based Houndstooth Coffee announced last December that they were planning a store in Dallas, it created an audible hum amongst the city’s coffee community. Dallas, where I am based, has in … [Read More...]
The unexpected winner of our 2014 edition of Build Outs of Summer is the great American state of Florida, which has been featured twice so far in write-ups on Bold Bean Coffee and Brew Five Points, both located in Jacksonville. Often maligned, frequently the butt of jokes, Florida is a crazy mish-mash of cultures and […]
Roland Rodriguez, the owner of newly opened Jibe Espresso Bar in an off-the-bar-and-restaurant-scene path in Ballard, just wanted easier access to high quality coffee. His family is one of the more than 600 who live onboard ships at Shilshole Bay Marina. He, his wife and their children gave up apartment-dwelling three years ago, which 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...]