Confidential: Coffee and Cataclysm At The Carlyle Hotel


Welcome to Sprudge Confidential, a new series of long-form essays from the very best writers in coffee. This first feature comes to you from Alex Bernson, professional barista and staff writer for Watch for more Sprudge Confidential features in the coming months.  There is something peculiar about most of the coffee one finds in … [Read more...]

New York Stories: The Worst $5.34 Espresso I Ever Had


SoHo, Manhattan: Really, you're just kind of wandering down the street. There's an informality of motion one can bluster with in New York, this kind of hip-swinging bipedal who-cares strut that occurs for most of us only when there are no pressing deadlines, no tasks or destinations in mind other than to enjoy one of those picturesque city-casual … [Read more...]