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Inside Regalia Roasting Collective, A Shared Roasting Space In Long Island City

Inside Regalia Roasting Collective, A Shared Roasting Space In Long Island City

In a city full of self-starters and go-getters, New York is an ongoing contributor to the growing sentiment that “everyone’s a roaster now.” This caffeine-fueled entrepreneurial jungle is continuously teeming with aspiring business owners, new cafes, and roasting companies despite the city’s continual crunch for real estate. It’s no wonder…
A Coffee Drinker’s Guide To Connecticut

A Coffee Drinker’s Guide To Connecticut

As one of the smallest states in America, Connecticut is often a state traveled through, not to. Connecticut’s quaint towns, beaches, and sights along the Appalachian Trail are often overlooked by the bright lights and appeal of neighboring metropolises New York and Boston. But something big is brewing, literally, in…
Elle Jensen: The Sprudge Twenty Interview

Elle Jensen: The Sprudge Twenty Interview

Photo by Tony Adams. Our coverage of the Sprudge Twenty interviews presented by Pacific Barista Series continues this week on Sprudge. Read more about the Sprudge Twenty and see all of our interviews here. Nominated by Kat Melheim Elle Jensen is an entrepreneur, community organizer, and coffee professional based in Denver, Colorado.…
A Coffee Drinker’s Guide To Cincinnati

A Coffee Drinker’s Guide To Cincinnati

Cincinnati may not be the first city that you think of when you think of a destination coffee city. That honor might go to Berlin, Melbourne, or Portland, Oregon, and with good reason. But as one of the fastest-growing cities in the midwestern United States, Cincinnati has increasingly more and…
A Coffee Drinker’s Guide To Detroit

A Coffee Drinker’s Guide To Detroit

What is left to say about Detroit? By now, you’ll have heard the boom and bust stories, the tales of failure and recovery. It’s old (and frankly rather boring) news—let’s just agree that Detroit is back. Instead, let’s talk about how cool Detroit is. It has famous sons and daughters,…
In Portland, Reducing Waste And Increasing Accessibility At Nossa Familia

In Portland, Reducing Waste And Increasing Accessibility At Nossa Familia

Photo by Cortney White. While many of late have framed disability inclusion and waste reduction as diametrically opposed, Portland’s Nossa Familia, a local institution since 2004, is using its newest space to showcase a unique and beautiful combination of the two. Nossa Familia, which means “our family” in Portuguese, designed…
Coffee Design: Counter Culture Coffee In Durham, North Carolina

Coffee Design: Counter Culture Coffee In Durham, North Carolina

Few coffee packages give us the feeling of a sugar cereal box. When we got our hands on Counter Culture Coffee’s quarterly limited-release Field Trip, we poured over the illustrations, trivia, and whimsy like a child (or adult-child) eating Cookie Crisp before school (or after midnight). We spoke with the…
Inside The New Dogwood Coffee Roasters HQ In Minneapolis

Inside The New Dogwood Coffee Roasters HQ In Minneapolis

Can you feel it? The long days are getting longer, the sunshine is getting shinier. The flowers, they bloom. Not to mention the baseball—did you know they’re playing it every day now? We’re almost—almost!—ready to gear up for an incredible Series Seven of our annual Build-Outs of Summer roving feature…
Incredible Pop-Up Cafes of SCA Expo 2019

Incredible Pop-Up Cafes of SCA Expo 2019

For those convening upon Boston this past weekend, there was no shortage of great coffee at mini-cafes popping up outside, over, around, and through the 2019 Specialty Coffee Expo. But of course, when you get right down to it, there will always be those superstars of the pop, those who…