Trevor Corlett wins the 2016 Eastern Conference United States Barista Competition Qualifiers.
La Colombe in Washington, DC.
From Berlin to DC, with coffee brewing on the mind.
On a winter morning, I climb up a steep hill, away from the familiar part of DC, into a world all its own. It’s midterms week up here at Georgetown University, and student-owned and operated cafes Uncommon Grounds, MUG (More Uncommon Grounds), and the Midnight Mug are packed with students—coffee of course being the catalyst to change […]
If ever there were dog days of summer, you’d find them in Washington, DC, a city founded in the middle of a swamp and full of hot pavement and sweaty tourists. This summer, I visited three future shops pushing through long humid days filled with installations and tangos with the city’s zoning permits office, moving […]
Three weeks ago The Wydown coffee bar opened a permanent location on 14th and U Street, in an exciting development for both eager newcomers and loyal quaffers in the Washington DC coffee scene. Chad and Alex McCracken—brothers from St. Louis, Missouri—have been running a series of progressively more brick and mortar coffee pop-ups over the […]
Disloyalty cards continue to be a thing.
Ben Blake documents the scene from DC’s furlough.
Build Outs Of Summer rolls on.
Delicious coffee still available in DC.
The cherries everywhere in bloom, the way they put folks on the moon.
Peregrine prepares Portland pugilists.
In the heart of DC’s Adams Morgan neighborhood (near the free zoo with pandas, Amsterdam Falafel, and untold throngs of weekend yahoos), an eclectic smattering of coffee types from around the DC area gathered Wednesday night at the Counter Culture Training Center, keen on a first chance to get their paws on the Strada EP. […]
Join us tonight, Wednesday, July 26th, to catch the first glimpse of La Marzocco’s Strada EP in the nation’s capitol. Tonight’s event offers baristas in DC and its surrounding environs a chance to play with the machine, learn from and nerd out with one of the Strada’s head designers, and enjoy delicious Counter Culture Coffee […]