Tag Archives: coffeehouse

Weekend Coffee

Weekend Coffee

Part of the Fill in the Coffee Map SeriesSubject: Weekend CoffeeLocation: Dallas, TXWiFi?: yesRating: 6+ [see key]Weekends are usually the focal point of a person's week. Outings get planned, ideas become daydreams and recreation gets Grouponed. We are a culture that lives and dies by our weekends.Read more »Continue Reading

Metric Coffee

Metric Coffee

Part of the Fill in the Coffee Map SeriesSubject: Metric CoffeeLocation visited: Chicago, ILWiFi?: yesRating: 6+ [see key]Growing up in the American school system, I always wondered why I had to learn two systems of measurement. It took up precious daylight and to this day I struggle to convert calories to joules (btw it's 1 kilocalorie = 4184 joules).Read more »Continue Reading

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

Mugged: Reunion Island Coffee Roasters

Mugged: Reunion Island Coffee Roasters

Subject: Reunion Island Coffee RoastersCoffees Mugged and Rating [see key]:- Fazenda Ambiental Fortaleza Brazil Obata 6+- Finca Buenos Aires Colombia Gesha 6+Great coffee rarely sticks around for a long time, especially microlots. Sure the name all but spells out "limited availability" but not all smaller offerings are created equal. Two that barely got to my door before selling out were two fantastic selections from Reunion Island Coffee Roasters.Read more »Continue Reading

Neat Coffee

Neat Coffee

Part of the Fill in the Coffee Map Series Subject: Neat Coffee Location: Darien, CT WiFi?: yes Rating: 6+ [see key] Like the gates of Mordor, so stands the George Washington Bridge guarding passage of Interstate 95. Every time I know I must cross, I literally set off in the wee morning hours like a hobbit trying to avoid orc-like traffic. Thus far, I’ve been fortunate with this method Continue Reading

Madcap Coffee

Madcap Coffee

Part of the Fill in the Coffee Map Series Subject: Madcap CoffeeLocation: Grand Rapids, MIWiFi?: yesRating: 6+ [see key]These days, few coffee companies seem to have as many fans as Madcap Coffee. Whether it’s their colorful designs or their excellently-roasted coffee, one usually hears many cheers of affirmation when Madcap is on the table (both topically and literally).  On a Continue Reading

Filter

Filter

Part of the Fill in the Coffee Map Series Subject: Filter Coffeehouse and Espresso Bar Location: Washington DC [Dupont Circle shop] WiFi?: yes Rating: 6+ [see key] There always exist a few coffeehouses that take me forever to reach. Whether it be a conflict of hours or simply an inflexibility in my travel plans, I sometimes wait years to get to some places. It’s even more frustrating when Continue Reading

CC: Tougo Coffee

CC: Tougo Coffee

Subject: Tougo Coffee Co Location: Seattle, WA Free WiFi ? : yes Rating: 6+ [see key] Sifting through Seattle’s coffee scene can be, at times, more work than one would expect. Sure you have greater chances of happening upon a great coffee joint than in many other cities, but the sheer volume of coffee options can still make it hard to find a spot truly worth your patronage. Fortunately, Continue Reading

CC: Empire Espresso Bar

CC: Empire Espresso Bar

Subject: Empire Espresso Bar Location: Seattle, WA Free WiFi ? : yes Rating: 6+ [see key] One brisk morning south of downtown Seattle, I found a great prospect for morning coffee in the Empire Espresso Bar. Situated in a sleek brick building within the Columbia City neighborhood, Empire seemed to have the all the trappings of a worthwhile destination: a good reputation and Kuma Coffee.  Continue Reading

CC: Overflow Coffee Bar

CC: Overflow Coffee Bar

Subject: Overflow Coffee Bar Location: Chicago, IL Free WiFi ? : yes Rating: 6+ [see key] Staring at a map of Chicago, there are very few paths to get from the McCormick Place Convention Center to a decent coffeehouse. The closest I’ve found to date is a funky place on State St called Overflow Coffee Bar. Set in a very wideContinue Reading

CC: Broadcast Coffee

CC: Broadcast Coffee

Subject: Broadcast Coffee Location: Seattle, WA (Capitol Hill location) Free WiFi ? : yes Rating: 6+ [see key] Often when I listen to the radio during my frequent commutes, I more and more have come to fully grasp the heavy handed power of sponsorship. Between commercials and overtly redundant product placements in broadcasts, it”s a wonder that I still listen to the radio. Fortunately, Continue Reading

CC: Sit and Wonder

CC: Sit and Wonder

Subject: Sit and Wonder Location: Brooklyn, NY Free WiFi ? : yes Rating: 6+ [see key] A lot of my trips to NYC involve a lot of spirited walking to and fro, running to the many coffee spots I wish to check out. Since I love seeking out the city’s constantly evolving coffee scene, my visits are harried and rarely relaxing. Thus, I found it like a strange omen out of Continue Reading