Tag Archive 'milwaukee_cafes'

Milwaukee Coffee Wars

Posted by TheShot on 06 Sep 2012 | Filed under: Café Society, Consumer Trends, Quality Issues, Roasting

Flying under our radar last month was a great cover story on the evolution and pitfalls of a quality local coffee business in Milwaukee Magazine: MilwaukeeMag.com – Coffee Wars. As in many other mid-market cities across America over the past decade-plus, quality coffee has infiltrated even the most staunch communes of Starbucks drones. The Milwaukee […]

Vancouver’s new cafe wins best coffee in region

Posted by TheShot on 05 Oct 2007 | Filed under: Foreign Brew, Roasting

From yesterday’s Vancouver Sun, the praise is rolling in for Vancouver’s 49th Parallel Roasters, a new coffee destination established by Vince and Mike Piccolo (the former of Caffè Artigiano fame): Vancouver’s new cafe wins best coffee in region. Just don’t ask what Krups is doing as self-appointed tastemakers of good espresso via the annual Krups […]

Milwaukee, WI Coffee

Posted by TheShot on 13 Apr 2006 | Filed under: Foreign Brew

Today’s Milwaukee Journal Sentinel featured an interview with Ryan Mason, who owns and manages one of the better espresso shops in the greater Milwaukee area, ROAST, Inc.: JS Online:He knows beans about a fresh cup of coffee. (Ignore the fact that the article calls his place “Roast Coffee Co.”) While ROAST, Inc. … well? … […]