Gwen in Los Angeles, California
The three-day event features coffee conversations delivered from perspectives both inside and outside the industry.
The 2016 New York Coffee Festival in New York City.
Fabrizio Sención y Jorge Sotomayor, dueños de Café Sublime, son dos grandes pioneros del café en México y líderes de la escena del café en Guadalajara.
Carrot Community Arts Coffeehouse in Edmonton.
The German-based company that owns Stumptown, Intelligentsia, and Peet’s now also owns Krispy Kreme Doughnuts.
The 2016 SCAA Expo after-party report from Liz Clayton.
An interview with Alex Day of Proprietors LLC.
Celebrate chocolate and coffee partnerships on Valentine’s Day.
Peet’s brews on with Intelligentsia under its belt.
How do you brew a champion? We find out.
Intelligentsia’s Herald Square location in midtown Manhattan is now closed, as per the company’s official Twitter account. Sprudge gave the world its first look at the new cafe back in May of 2014, in a feature by Sprudge associate editor Liz Clayton. Eater NYC reported on the closure earlier today, using Twitter and social media for […]
Around 4 p.m. on a recent Monday afternoon at Intelligentsia’s Silver Lake cafe, a dozen or so folks gathered in the patio of the cafe, chatting, texting, waiting. A MacBook and a television were set up in the corner, also waiting. Geoff Watts, the coffee company’s vice-president and green buyer, arrived a few minutes after 4:00. He […]
Welcome to the 6th annual Sprudgie Awards! The Sprudgies honor notable achievements in coffee in a variety of categories, awarded each year after careful deliberation. This year’s awards were authored by Sprudge.com’s editorial team of Liz Clayton, Alex Bernson, Jordan Michelman and Zachary Carlsen. Best New Cafe: Scandinavian Embassy Notable Roaster: Small Batch Roasting Company Best […]
After raising $45 million in its latest round of funding, Blue Bottle Coffee is now extending healthcare benefits to its employees’ dependents, and plans to offer retirement benefits as well. When I read that in this piece on Valleywag, it struck me as a positive attempt by Blue Bottle to stand out from the pack, since in our 2013 survey on barista health, we found […]
Ryan Soeder, a retail educator for Intelligentsia Coffee in Chicago, has won the 2015 North Central Regional Barista Competition title. He’ll move on to compete (with a first-round bye) at the 2015 United States Barista Championship this coming February in Long Beach, California, and his win also earns him a place on the 2015 Cafe Imports origin trip to Colombia. […]