At New York City's Simit + Smith, a small chain whose third Manhattan store opened this week in the Financial District (within 100 feet of both a Starbucks branch and an independent, third-wave cafe, Blue Spoon), Turkish coffees are prepared to order for workers, traders, Turkophiles, and tourists alike—all in a fully automated Turkish coffee machine.
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When your espresso or pourover coffee isn't what you've expected, should you—and would you—be able to send it back?
If you think the pan-shaped state is all Sonic drive-ins and Dr Pepper, allow us to introduce you to the brains behind some quality beans, deep in America's Heartland: Elemental Coffee Roasters.
Being a cafe owner is one of the most rewarding jobs on earth, but beware some common pitfalls while you're scheming out your brand-new coffee shop. Here are five mistakes newbies often make: Avoid them, and you're on your way to caffeinated contentment.
This funky, independent Austin coffee shop keeps in tune with the so-called Live Music Capital of the World with its quirky, upbeat focus on community, coffee, and, above all else, quality.