A few months ago, I had a conversation with a respected wine journalist and Master of Wine that left me incredulous for this person's surprising attitude towards coffee. Asked to expound upon the significant parallels between both drinks, a nascent but certainly timely topic, this industry luminary ... More >>
A New York original is set to enter the city's coffee scene. Helmed by a true New Yorker (OK, by way of New Jersey), Nobletree will introduce a new business model, advance the Red Hook revival, and upset the balance of the city's specialty coffee scene.
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This fall, a new record store will open in Williamsburg, and it'll come bearing a brand name that's pretty impressive: The store will be called Rough Trade NYC, as in "the legendary string of British record shops Rough Trade." Billing itself as a "place to discover, browse, debate and purchase the f ... More >>
alex-s/FlickrSweet, frothy caffeine.Dallis Coffee has been around since 1913, and supplied many a restaurant with beans from its Ozone Park roaster. Starting tomorrow, the company is giving the general public an opportunity to see how the facility works, with $10 three-and-a-half-hour tours t ... More >>
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