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Crew Collective and Cafe

Crew Collective and Cafe

Part of the Fill in the Coffee Map SeriesSubject: Crew Collective and CafeLocation: Montreal, QCWiFi?: yesRating: 5+ [see key]If there's an item that woefully lacks in coffeehouses these days, it's unique atmosphere. Few shops seem to transcend the usual trends or really put their creativity to work when putting together their environment. My theory is that due to the crucial…Continue Reading

Condesa Coffee

Condesa Coffee

Part of the Fill in the Coffee Map SeriesSubject: Condesa CoffeeLocation Visted: Old Fourth Ward, Atlanta, GAWiFi?: yesRating: 6+ [see key]For as much as I love the crisp air of winter and snow-covered mountain peaks, I definitely more enjoy sitting outside in a tshirt while sipping on a great cup of coffee. The warmth of Atlanta provides plenty of days for suchContinue Reading

Birch Coffee

Birch Coffee

Part of the Fill in the Coffee Map SeriesSubject: Birch CoffeeLocation Visited: Upper East Side, Manhattan, NYWiFi?: noRating: 6+ [see key]Despite the enormity of great coffee in Manhattan, it can still be difficult in certain areas to find a great stop later in the day. Sadly, not all New York City cafes are created equal, and especially for those who…Continue Reading

September Surf Cafe

September Surf Cafe

Part of the Fill in the Coffee Map SeriesSubject: September Surf CafeLocation: Montreal, QCWiFi?: yesRating: 6+ [see key]I never expected to find a surf-centered coffeehouse in Montreal, and yet there exists September Surf Cafe. Named for the peak surf conditions offered on the tail end of summer, September Surf offers excellent coffee along with their affinity for hanging ten.Read more ยปContinue Reading

Rev Coffee Roasters

Rev Coffee Roasters

Part of the Fill in the Coffee Map SeriesSubject: Rev Coffee RoastersLocation Visited: Smyrna, GAWiFi?: yesRating: 6+ [see key]I have always looked at getting a great coffee from a distant roaster as a small road trip in a bag. While I aspire to visit every worthwhile coffee purveyor, the sad truth is that there's not much money in my coffee coffers to make that a consistent reality. So until I get to a roaster's physical shop (if they have one), I'm more than content to breathe in their …Continue Reading

Ox Coffee

Ox Coffee

Part of the Fill in the Coffee Map SeriesSubject: Ox CoffeeLocation: Philadelphia, PAWiFi?: yesRating: 6+ [see key]During my late high school and early college years, I would often stroll the area around Philly's South Street looking for a great coffeehouse to patronize. Sadly, in that era there were few decent options and I often spent …Continue Reading

The Sparrows

The Sparrows

Part of the Fill in the Coffee Map Series Subject: The Sparrows Location: Grand Rapids, MI WiFi?: yes Rating: 6+ [see key] Growing up in a newspaper-reading household in the Philadelphia area, my family always had a need for the morning paper. During periods where weekly subscriptions weren’t in the budget, it was often my task to head to the local newspaper stand Continue Reading

4121 Main

4121 Main

Part of the Fill in the Coffee Map Series Subject: 4121 Main Location: Pittsburgh, PA WiFi?: yes Rating: 6+ [see key] Coffee is a lot like a flower: both are beautiful, regularly coveted and add a necessary spice to life. And like a great coffeehouse, one does not easily discover a great florist on every street corner. Fortunately for Pittsburgh, Continue Reading

CC: Metronome Coffee

CC: Metronome Coffee

Subject: Metronome Coffee Location: Tacoma, WA Free WiFi ? : yes Rating: 6+ [see key] When I get over to the Seattle area, I try to make it outside the city for at least one adventure in a nearby destination. This last time I went out of my way to Tacoma, the “City of Destiny”, to do a quick driving tour and of course grab some evening coffee. Catching wind of a few places, Continue Reading

CC: The Pour House

CC: The Pour House

Subject: The Pour HouseLocation: Dillon, CO Free WiFi ? : yes Rating: 4+ [see key] Most great coffee exists in cities. If you’re a city dweller, that’s a great thing; if you’re confined to suburbia or rural lands, it can be tumultuous. Sadly, in my travels great coffee seldom appears in small townsContinue Reading

CC: The Cup

CC: The Cup

Subject: The Cup Espresso Cafe Location: Boulder, CO Free WiFi ? : yes Rating: 5+ [see key] A coffeehouse that does not encourage congregating is one doomed to failure. Sure places like drive-thrus survive solely as a grab-and-go, but that seems to be the exception. Even if people rarely sit and talk, all folks desire access to an inviting cafe to gather for friendly discourse. In the lovelyContinue Reading