A guide to all things NOT coffee competition-related in Knoxville, Tennessee.
FG Restaurant in Rotterdam, Netherlands.
108 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Street 14 Cafe in Astoria, Oregon.
Inside Silo in Brighton.
Mae PDX in Portland, Oregon.
The food at Paramount Coffee Project in Los Angeles.
Reeds American Table in Maplewood, Missouri.
We interview Charlie Bird Chef Ryan Hardy.
Sqirl, Los Angeles.
Two years back, a wine vet and an accomplished chef walked into a vacant teriyaki and burger restaurant in Seattle, and knew they’d found the right space for their first project: a food-focused coffee and wine bar. Thus was born Vif (that’s “full of life” in French) in Seattle’s Fremont neighborhood, now one of the city’s essential cafes. […]
Earlier this month, I was lucky enough to get invited to an event that saw Kevin Bohlin and the folks from Saint Frank team up with Parallel 37 Chef Michael Rotondo, Sommelier Ryan Stetins, and Pastry Chef Andrea Correa to craft an eight-course meal that used and paired coffee, and coffee-related beverages, with a larder’s worth of […]
Crêpe Bar is sort of an unfathomable place. It’s a big tangle of contradictions: casual, yet high-end; simple, but so sophisticated. All of the things that make it unique seem to be at odds with each other, building together towards an unreplicable experience. This unassuming little breakfast spot in Tempe, Arizona, serves some of the […]
On the last Sunday of March—what may well have been the last warm Sunday of 2015—West Melbourne’s popular bottle shop and wine bar Clever Polly’s hosted its first birthday party. In that first year, Clever Polly’s has developed a reputation among Melbournians as the place to be for natural wine, specialty drink, and fine food; […]
Good coffee is increasingly finding a home in the culinary world. More and more restaurants around the world are upping their coffee game to something above “cursory”, from Atlanta to London, Amsterdam to Los Angeles. Those sad, thin pod days of yore, documented on Sprudge by Oliver Strand, seem to be increasingly in the rear view […]
Chef Linton Hopkins is the Executive Chef behind Resurgens Hospitality Group, an Atlanta food & beverage haus that includes Restaurant Eugene, Holeman and Finch Public House, H&F Bottle Shop, the newly opened Linton’s in the Garden, and two forthcoming spots in Atlanta’s exciting Ponce City Market urban project, H&F Burger and Hop’s Chicken. His wife, […]