Archive for the ‘News’ Category

The next step?

May 12, 2010

Or a a step back? A cafe in New York is doing French press to-go. Kind of sounds like a waste.


More Stumptown News

May 7, 2010

Stumptown has gone international.

The article poses the question “Is Stumptown the new Starbucks?” I don’t think so, but would it really be that bad if we could get a fresh cup of Stumptown anywhere at anytime?

Neighborhood Coffee

April 29, 2010

I hope to see more places do something like this.

Great idea Gwilym


April 29, 2010

Clover hype is over


Alterra Coffee and Mars Flavia

April 25, 2010

Getting in bed with a corporate giant – Does it dilute the “Artisan” value of a brand?

Alterra Coffee Plus Mars’ Flavia, A Sustainable Combo?

Dear media/blogosphere

April 21, 2010

Please stop writing articles about “cat shit” coffee. Please.

Antigua Coffee House

April 2, 2010 had a nice write-up on Antigua Coffee yesterday.

Bay Area coffee outside of San Francisco

March 24, 2010

“I am too old, too fat, and don’t have enough tattoos to make it big in coffee”

Good read in today’s San Jose Mercury News.

Stumptown in Time Magazine

March 9, 2010

Time has a new article up on their site about Stumptown.

“In cities across America, a fervid generation of caffeine evangelists are changing the way we drink coffee. They tend to be male, heavily bearded, zealous and meticulous in what they do.”

More good reads

March 2, 2010

Here are two great reads from a Portland’s Mix magazine:

The first, The New Portland Coffee Micro Roasters,  introduces some of the new micro roasters there and provides some inspiration for starting a roasting company from scratch.

The second, Man, Bean and Machine, is on finding the perfect macchiato.