St. Louis: Hold The Cream! Half & Half’s New Full Service Cuppings


We keep a little running list of cafes around the world we're dying to visit, and towards the top of that list is Half & Half in St. Louis, Missouri. It's a lovely looking farm-to-table restaurant with a very serious multiroaster coffee program, run by 2012 South Central Brewers Cup champ Mike Marquard. Their menu is pretty unique; cupping … [Read more...]

We Marquard, We Play Hard: SC Brewers Cup


Mike Marquard is your 2012 SC Brewers Cup champ! Mr. Marquard competes on behalf of Half & Half, a restaurant and coffee bar in suburban St. Louis. Here's the top three from this year's South Central Brewers Cup: 3rd. Andrew Iwerson, The Roasterie, Kansas City, MO 2nd. Lorenzo Perkins, Cuvee Coffee, Austin, Texas 1st. Mike Marquard, … [Read more...]