The Sprudge Coffee Guide To Washington, DC

The Sprudge Coffee Guide To Washington, DC

The Sprudge Coffee Guide To Washington, DC

Washington, DC is a complicated city, the capital of a complicated country. But despite what lore may tell you—it’s not all politicians, diplomats, and monuments here. Indeed, it’s a thriving city with no shortage of diverse food, and more recently, coffee options. Whatever your pleasure, DC’s coffee scene has grown into…
Build-Outs Of Summer: Littlefoot Coffee Roasters In Grandville, MI

Build-Outs Of Summer: Littlefoot Coffee Roasters In Grandville, MI

It’s not everyday that a coffee brand up and moves their entire operation 200 miles into another state, on the other side of Lake Michigan no less. But that’s exactly what Littlefoot Coffee Roasters did. Now of Grandville, Michigan, owners Rosie Quasarano and Alex Burbo started Littlefoot in Chicago, renting…
Build-Outs Of Summer: Press Coffee In Phoenix, AZ

Build-Outs Of Summer: Press Coffee In Phoenix, AZ

When you think of a roastery, what comes to mind? Is it a nondescript warehouse with little to no signage and a faint roasty smell? Due to some combination of space needs, proprietary secrets, and the unglamorous nature of the function—you try matching a roast curve for eight hours, day…
Build-Outs Of Summer: Mill City Roasters In Minneapolis, MN

Build-Outs Of Summer: Mill City Roasters In Minneapolis, MN

In the past seven years of the Build-Outs of Summer, we’ve seen projects big and small. We’ve witnessed massive roasting facilities all the way down to mobile coffee trucks. But never—and I mean NEVER—have we seen both in the same build. Until today, that is, thanks to Mill City Roaster‘s…
Build-Outs Of Summer: The Meteor In Austin, TX

Build-Outs Of Summer: The Meteor In Austin, TX

When it comes to mission statements, they don’t get much clearer (and diverse) than “Espresso, Champagne, and Chain Lube.” And that is exactly what The Meteor will be bringing to Austin early next month. Along with coffee from Intelligentsia, the new polymath cafe will feature a selection of natural wines…
Build-Outs Of Summer: Cohesive Coffee In Greenville, SC

Build-Outs Of Summer: Cohesive Coffee In Greenville, SC

Journey now with us down to Greenville, South Carolina, the home of our next installment of the Build-Outs of Summer, Cohesive Coffee. Located in the new Junctions at Downtown Airport development, Cohesive is a community-focused cafe hoping to bring individuals from all walks of life together over a shared love…
Devoción Coffee To Open First Of Its Kind Cascara Bar In New York City

Devoción Coffee To Open First Of Its Kind Cascara Bar In New York City

Cascara has been having quite a moment over the past few years. Originally, the fruit and skin of the coffee seed was by and large seen as a byproduct of the coffee-producing process, one that at best made it to compost to feed the trees from which they came. Then…
Stumptown Coffee Debuts A New Short Film And A Fresh, New Bag Design

Stumptown Coffee Debuts A New Short Film And A Fresh, New Bag Design

Stumptown Coffee Roasters out of Portland, Oregon launches its second film in collaboration with Los Angeles-based film company Farm League this month. The film, Wax & Gold, is a 20-minute short, directed by Britton Caillouette, and filmed in Ethiopia featuring the music of jazz artist Mulatu Astatke. The film is…
“Molecular” Coffee Just Got $2.6M In Funding From Impossible Burger Investors

“Molecular” Coffee Just Got $2.6M In Funding From Impossible Burger Investors

Earlier this year, we reported on the existence of Atomo Coffee, a “molecular” coffee that has, inexplicably, no coffee in it. Back in the halcyon days that were February, before Atomo’s Kickstarter had lapped its $10,000 Kickstarter goal a few times over, the only worry you had about “where’s the…
Chicago: Crush The Rush Is Coming Your Way Friday

Chicago: Crush The Rush Is Coming Your Way Friday

Like the Guitar Hero version of Tom Sawyer set to Expert level, this Rush demands to be Crushed. Or since this is Chicago, maybe it needs to be Shellac’ed. Either way, the La Marzocco team competition is coming to the Second City tomorrow, August 23rd, and there’s still time to…