Tag Archives: coffeehouse

Hivolt

Part of the Fill in the Coffee Map SeriesSubject: HivoltLocation: New Orleans, LAWiFi?: yesRating: 6+ [see key]Getting a quality meal and a good cup of coffee at the same time used to be a rare occurrence. Fortunately the days have grown brighter and coffee is no longer an afterthought. Specifically in the past decade, things have greatly improved in the food world so that brunch spots and fine dinner establishments now purvey quality coffee from excellent roasters instead of capsuled espresso or cooked coffee from an urn long overdue forContinue Reading

CC: Tougo Coffee

CC: Tougo Coffee

Subject: Tougo Coffee Co Location: Seattle, WA Free WiFi ? : yes Rating: 6+ [see key] Sifting through Seattle’s coffee scene can be, at times, more work than one would expect. Sure you have greater chances of happening upon a great coffee joint than in many other cities, but the sheer volume of coffee options can still make it hard to find a spot truly worth your patronage. Fortunately, Continue Reading

CC: Empire Espresso Bar

CC: Empire Espresso Bar

Subject: Empire Espresso Bar Location: Seattle, WA Free WiFi ? : yes Rating: 6+ [see key] One brisk morning south of downtown Seattle, I found a great prospect for morning coffee in the Empire Espresso Bar. Situated in a sleek brick building within the Columbia City neighborhood, Empire seemed to have the all the trappings of a worthwhile destination: a good reputation and Kuma Coffee.  Continue Reading

CC: Overflow Coffee Bar

CC: Overflow Coffee Bar

Subject: Overflow Coffee Bar Location: Chicago, IL Free WiFi ? : yes Rating: 6+ [see key] Staring at a map of Chicago, there are very few paths to get from the McCormick Place Convention Center to a decent coffeehouse. The closest I’ve found to date is a funky place on State St called Overflow Coffee Bar. Set in a very wideContinue Reading

CC: Broadcast Coffee

CC: Broadcast Coffee

Subject: Broadcast Coffee Location: Seattle, WA (Capitol Hill location) Free WiFi ? : yes Rating: 6+ [see key] Often when I listen to the radio during my frequent commutes, I more and more have come to fully grasp the heavy handed power of sponsorship. Between commercials and overtly redundant product placements in broadcasts, it”s a wonder that I still listen to the radio. Fortunately, Continue Reading

CC: Sit and Wonder

CC: Sit and Wonder

Subject: Sit and Wonder Location: Brooklyn, NY Free WiFi ? : yes Rating: 6+ [see key] A lot of my trips to NYC involve a lot of spirited walking to and fro, running to the many coffee spots I wish to check out. Since I love seeking out the city’s constantly evolving coffee scene, my visits are harried and rarely relaxing. Thus, I found it like a strange omen out of Continue Reading