Category: Chicago

Exploring Sustainable Green Buying with Metric Coffee’s ‘Source Code’

Chicago-based roasting outfit Metric Coffee has dived into the publishing game, launching a magazine called “Source Code” with a companion podcast about sustainable green coffee purchasing and prices. With...

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Prequel is the Newest Chapter for Longtime Chicago Coffee Space

Before he was the owner and maker of Damn Fine Coffee in Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood, Josh Miller held a number of jobs in coffee. One of those was at…

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Illinois Startup Jaguar Coffee Offers a Celebratory Connection to Michoacán

Now on the prowl for customers from its Illinois home base is Jaguar Coffee, a pandemic-propelled startup whose freshly roasted coffee also opens a window into the shared Mexican...

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Chicago Subscription Startup Boomerang Coffee Wants to Return Again and Again

With dual experience in industrial engineering and live sketch comedy — neither of which were particularly hilarious during the pandemic year — Chicago-based entrepreneur Soroush Yousefi recently turned to...

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The Orb One Brewer Shoots Into the Stovetop Coffeesphere

A hemispherical coffee brewing device called the Orb One from Chicago-based multidisciplinary studio Crucial Detail is making the rounds on Kickstarter, capturing more than $300,000 in backing as of...

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Anticonquista Café Offers a ‘Cultivo to Cup’ Connection in Chicago

A new vertically integrated “cultivo-to-cup” coffee company called Anticonquista Café has conquered numerous formidable challenges to finally launch in Chicago this month. Owned and operated by married couple Elmer...

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Metric Coffee Partners in New Chicago Bakery Brite

Quality-focused Chicago coffee roaster Metric Coffee has partnered in a new baking venture called Brite, led by two prominent alums of the acclaimed kitchen at The Publican. Metric Coffee...

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Chicago’s Sputnik Coffee Company Rockets Into Cold Brew

Following a capacity expansion with a larger IMF roaster last year and the launch of new packaging with a multi-lingual design, Chicago-based Sputnik Coffee Company has grown again with...

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Happy Monday Coffee Roasters Goes to Work in the Windy City

Happy Monday Coffee Roasters is now up and running all week, every week with its new roastery in the North Side Chicago Edgewater neighborhood. The move from Happy Monday’s...

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