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PT’s: Your New Favorite Roaster

  Allow me to introduce you to your new favorite roaster, PT’s Coffee in Topeka, Kansas. PT’s Coffee Roasting Company is one of those rare breeds of roaster that is, what Jeff … Continue reading

April 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Vetri Wine Club

“Saying I like Barolo is like saying I like red wine. It is much too broad a statement for such a varied spectrum of processes and quality. You have to … Continue reading

December 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Big Eats HV Resto Week

It is that special time of the year again, when the best of Hudson Valley restaurants come together to open their doors to locals and travelers alike, with the promise … Continue reading

November 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Bro-mancing the Roast

Philadelphia has been a one-roaster kind of town for almost 2 decades now. When La Colombe opened its doors in 1994 it was a revelation for restaurants and café goers … Continue reading

June 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Daytripper: Philly

Philadelphia, like its sister city Paris, is best in the spring. We are nearing the end of the season so get to it while the weather is comfortable, the flowers … Continue reading

June 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Joe: The Art of Ed

One of my favorite espressos in Manhattan is Joe: Art of Coffee’s. They are consistent, delicious and at times very slow but I keep coming back because it tastes great. … Continue reading

June 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Fresh Cup Files: Interview Nico O’Connell of La Colombe

La Colombe is one of the original independent roasters that were born after the juggernaut Starbucks started buying up and dismantling coffee companies in the 90’s. The two founders, Todd … Continue reading

May 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beer, ME

Recently, I took a jaunt up to my hometown of Portland, ME. Being that I grew up there as a boy, I never really got the full scope of adult … Continue reading

May 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Fresh Cup Files: Interview Jesse Sweeney of Caffe Umbria

The March issue of Fresh Cup Magazine has been published and is available on their website as well as printed form. F+B’s own Jake Leonti has an article in this … Continue reading

March 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Restaurant Week in the Hudson Valley

Monday, March 11 marks the beginning of Hudson Valley’s Restaurant Week lasting through March 24th. The event was kicked off on Tuesday Feb. 19th with a tasting event at CIA … Continue reading

February 19, 2013 · Leave a comment