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Even Folgers Coffee Is Fancy Now

Source: Grub Street NY

It was inevitable: Folgers — the best part of waking up in, like, 1984 — is finally embarking on a quest to improve its coffee. Company execs are slowly grasping the business they’ve lost by not hitching themselves to the single-serve-pod trend or giving a flying chaff about coffee snob’s …

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Starbucks’s New Color-Changing Cold Brew Is Basically a Caffeinated Lava Lamp

Source: Grub Street NY

After years of experiments in its labs and countless Frappuccinos lost to the cause, Starbucks has finally invented a drink that is basically a living GIF. Called Butterfly Pea Lemonade Cold Brew, the drink — brace yourself — changes colors courtesy of the chameleon-like butterfly-pea tea. This drink of …

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A new coffee shop is coming to Grant Park

Blue Donkey Coffee is based in Atlanta. / Photo from the Blue Donkey Facebook page

A Grant Park multi-use residential building is getting a new spot for coffee.

Blue Donkey Coffee, which both roasts and serves coffee, is set to open another location in The George at 275 Memorial Drive this year, What Now Atlanta first reported. The new location is also listed on the Blue Donkey’s website. The shop, which specializes in iced coffee and craft coffee products, is owned by Atlanta natives Ed and David Lane and William Rankin.

The shop’s roastery, which roasts single origin beans daily, is located in Fayetteville. The business also has locations on the campuses of Georgia Tech and Emory University, and sells coffee at the Piedmont Green Market and Peachtree City Farmer’s Market. Blue Donkey also has a seasonal shop at Piedmont Park that’s closed for the winter.

Blue Donkey will join Your Pie and Farm Burger in The George .

 

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BYT Weekly: What We Read, Thought, Felt February 5 – February 9, 2018

Source: Brightest Young Things DC

You’ve made it! You survived the week! Here’s what to take with you…

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Washington Post Employees FINALLY Get Free Coffee

Source: Washingtonian Food

The Washington Post Guild is currently in negotiations with the paper’s management over a new contract. The union wants fair pay raises, more than the current 1 percent 401(K) matching, and more robust family leave. But while it remains to be seen whether brass will meet those demands, on Thursday management offered workers a heretofore unthinkable […]

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Popular East Atlanta coffee shop to open second location across from GSU Stadium

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

A variety of coffee drinks are on the menu at Hodgepodge. / Photo from thhe Hodgepodge Facebook page

Get ready to get caffeinated, Summerhill.

East Atlanta coffee shop Hodgepodge is set to open a second location across from the GSU Stadium — formerly Turner Field — at the corner of Georgia Avenue and Ralph David Abernathy Boulevard in mid-2019. The spot will be housed on the ground level of a new construction office building.

Owner Krystle Rodriguez said the neighborhood was a natural fit — both she and her husband graduated from GSU and have lived in nearby Chosewood Park ...

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Starbucks Debuts Its First ‘Blonde’ Espresso in Cafés Today

Source: Grub Street NY

Trying again to show it can hang with the third wave’s cool kids, Starbucks is giving customers a second espresso option. A “blonde” roast, following its tried-and-true nomenclature for drip coffee, the new option rolls out nationwide today. For years latte drinkers have had a variety of milks …

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Octane Grant Park is now officially Revelator—and is launching a Korean pop-up

Source: Atlanta Magazine

A spread from the Anju pop-up at Revelator Grant ParkCourtesy of Revelator Coffee Birmingham, Alabama-based Revelator Coffee stunned the local coffee community when it acquired Atlanta’s Octane Coffee last spring. Since then, the companies have been quietly merging their operations and working to create consistency among their offerings. Octane founder Tony Riffel became Relevator’s director of retail. He and Revelator president Josh Owens have hired Shanna Mayo (formerly of Amer) as beverage director and Eli Kirstein (formerly of the Luminary) as Atlanta culinary director. In one of the first obvious examples of the conversion, Octane Grant Park is officially changing ...

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Four Barrel Coffee Owner Accused of Sexual Assault by Multiple Employees

Source: Grub Street NY

One of third-wave coffee’s biggest names has stepped down. Over the weekend, the San Francisco Chronicle reported that eight former employees have accused Four Barrel founder Jeremy Tooker of various kinds of misconduct in a new lawsuit, from joking explicitly at work to forcibly groping workers at …

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Parliament Proposes ‘Latte Levy’ to Curb England’s Cup Waste

Source: Grub Street NY

High-street coffee may be ethically sourced, but the British government says the unrecyclable cup it’s served in is an environmental scourge. The House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee in Parliament wants a “latte levy” imposed on coffee cups — a move members believe will show citizens how much waste …

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Entrepreneurship: Giving a Family Business a Jolt With Coffee That Empowers Women

Source: NY Times Food

When Alyza Bohbot’s parents considered selling their roasting company, she took over instead, with a mission to create an “unapologetically feminine” brand.

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Saige Coffee House Is Coming to Schmidt’s Commons

Source: Philadelphia Magazine » Foobooz

Schmidt’s Commons (a.k.a. The Piazza) is getting another coffee shop. Saige Coffee House will take up residence at 1001 North 2nd Street, Suite 9, formerly […]

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Nutrition-Conscious Gregorys Coffee Opens Near Dupont with Turmeric Lattes and Avocado Toast

Source: Washingtonian Food

Gregorys Coffee opens its second DC location today near Dupont Circle. The nutrition-conscious coffee company, which started in New York over a decade ago, serves specialty coffee drinks that can be boosted with vitamins, nutrients, and vegan “mylks,” plus house-made pastries and fancy breakfast toasts. The new branch at 19th an L Streets, Northwest is […]

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Revelator Coffee concept now open in Buckhead

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Interior of Mourning Dove Cafe. / Photo courtesy of The Shops Buckhead Atlanta

A new coffee shop has taken up residence at Shops Buckhead Atlanta.

Mourning Dove Coffee, from Birmingham, Ala.-based Revelator Coffee, opened over the weekend in the upscale shopping complex at 3065 Peachtree Road NE. It replaces Corso Coffee, which closed in August.

The shop will offer a coffee program similar to other Revelator locations, with alcohol and food also being offered.

Andrea Kirshtein, who previously served as a pastry chef at Empire State South, will serve as a managing partner.

Revelator, which announced earlier this year that ...

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9 Atlanta coffee shops and cafes where you can get work done

Source: Atlanta Magazine

East Pole CoffeePhotograph courtesy of Jonathan Wade As a freelance writer, technically all that I really need to do my job is a laptop and a wi-fi connection—but comfy furniture, a good soundtrack, readily available caffeine, good snacks, plentiful outlets I don’t have to passive-aggressively battle a stranger over, a certain decibel level of background noise, an aesthetically pleasing environment, and decent lighting help, too. (Is that too much to ask?) While everyone’s individual definition of an ideal work spot varies wildly, there are a handful of places in Atlanta that have nailed the formula in Goldilocks-fashion: not cavernously dark, ...

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Marietta gets a wake-up call with new coffee shop

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

Coffee drinks are on the menu. (Erika Schultz/Seattle Times/TNS)

Marietta has a reason to perk up this week with the opening of a new coffee shop.

Perks Coffee, which opened this week at 3000 Windy Hill Road SE, offers a variety of coffee drinks including iced coffee with roasted coffee ice cubes and café glacé, as well as 15 types of herbal teas. The coffee shop partnered with Rev Coffee in nearby Smyrna to create its own coffee blends.

Food offerings include bagels, pastries and oatmeal, with salads and sandwiches to come.

Perks owners Jamshid Panahi is no stranger to ...

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New Brash Coffee location planned for Buckhead

Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

At Brash in West Midtown, cascara tea is brewed to order with the extra served in a sidecar. CONTRIBUTED BY HENRI HOLLIS

Small Westside coffeehouse Brash Coffee will open a second location in the heart of Buckhead next month. The forthcoming coffee shop will open next to Souper Jenny in the recently renovated Atlanta History Center at 130 West Paces Ferry Rd NW.

According to an Instagram post from the company, the new location will be nearly identical to the first, though it will be equipped with a Modbar espresso system. Pricey Modbar espresso machines house most of their components ...

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Brash Coffee is coming to Buckhead and bringing a sophisticated espresso bar

Source: Atlanta Magazine

Brash espressoPhoto by Sommer Daniel Brash Coffee, which opened its first Atlanta location in a shipping container on the Westside in 2015, is growing its footprint with a new coffee bar adjacent to Souper Jenny in the newly renovated Atlanta History Center. The coffee bar will open in mid-December. “Buckhead needs good coffee, and it needs it now,” says Brash CEO Chris McLeod. “We’re intentional in everything we do, from sourcing to retailing to business expansion. We feel the clientele that Brash has will be well-suited to Buckhead.” The new 1,500-square-foot Brash space will feature a Modbar, allowing baristas to ...

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London Will Start Powering Public Buses With Coffee Grounds

Source: Grub Street NY

Londoners’ coffee obsession could soon be fueling a third of the city’s buses. A company called Bio-Bean has found a way to power one of the world’s busiest transit systems with spent coffee grounds. With some help from Shell, the company has so far produced enough coffee-derived …

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Another Study Suggests Coffee Is Really Great for Your Heart

Source: Grub Street NY

Still unsure if Arabica beans are nature’s way of saying humans are supposed to live forever? Well, in addition to maybe preventing liver disease, cancer, and erectile dysfunction, scientists say there’s exciting new proof coffee might make your heart healthier. In findings presented to the …

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