LA: Julie Wolfson’s Epic Crush On Single Origin / Short Cake


This is the story of how one Los Angeles bakery created the coffee bar of their dreams. Walking the stalls of the historic Farmers Market at 3rd and Fairfax in Los Angeles, the aisles are filled with stalls that have been in the market for decades, stretching all the way back to the 1940s. These include butcher shops, Bob’s Coffee and Donuts, … [Read more...]

Dinner (And Decaf!) At Bon Appetit’s Feast PDX


Welcome to the second edition of Sprudge Confidential, a new series of long-form essays from the very best writers in coffee. Jordan Michelman is the co-founder and content editor of; his work has appeared in the New York Times, Eater Seattle, Eater Portland, Serious Eats, and Bon Appetit. In September 2012, he attended a series of … [Read more...]