The time has come. Let us remove the stigma from the orange coaster. Science has taken us far from the flavorless decaf of olde and heralded an era of decaffeination where taste, not buzz, is king.
'Coava' on Serious Eats
As appreciation the craft of hand-brewed, manual coffee preparation has surged in the past few years, it's no wonder that sustainable innovation would follow suit. Enter Coava, a Portland, Oregon roaster whose passion for reusability dovetailed nicely with a passion for delicate, nuanced coffee.
Just steps from where the High Line takes flight, well-heeled Washington Street has itself a coffee shop apart from the others. Though the shop originally used Stumptown beans, they've already changed the game to surprising Annapolis, MD roaster Caffe Pronto.