Coffee of the Month

The Ethiopia Ardi coffee is the first I have had from Topeca Coffee, based in Oklahoma, and it did not dissappoint. I received this coffee from my MistoBox subscription and so far it is my favorite coffees of the ones I have received. Topeca does an amazing job of juxtaposing bold, creamy flavors with fruity…

George Howell Coffee – Boston, MA

The George Howell Coffee location, connected to The Godfrey Hotel in Boston, is a classy spot to meet up with friends or sip on a cup of coffee before exploring the city.  When I walked into this coffee shop I immediately felt like I was in an art studio. The space was large with  art…

The Coffee Bar – Washington DC

The Coffee Bar is the type of place one could spend all day reading, people watching, and drinking coffee.  The fact that it is located in the center of a residential neighborhood makes it quite homey as well. As I approached the shop on a Sunday morning, I was already impressed with the amount of people…

Chinatown Coffee Co. – Washington DC

Ironically, the most noticeable aspect of Chinatown Coffee Co. in DC’s Chinatown was how quiet this spot was. No music was playing and the only people ever talking were customers ordering their coffee. Everybody else in the shop seemed to be busy at work on their laptops.  This coffee shop was also long and narrow…

Coffee of the Month

After learning that Brazil struggles to continue producing specialty coffee due to the lower altitudes of coffee farms in the country, I decided to try one of La Colombe’s newer coffees from Brazil. This coffee is from La Colombe’s Workshop collection and is called “Matilde Mahogany”. I tried brewing this coffee on a Beehouse dripper…

Tostaduría Bisetti – Lima, Peru

Nestled in the beautiful bohemian neighborhood of Barranco, Tostaduria Bisetti is a café for people who really know coffee. The café is quite large consisting of different types of seating such as couches, tables, and bar space and a coffee lab in the back for roasting and coffee education. Jazz music plays throughout the cafe…

Arabica Espresso Bar – Lima, Peru

Nestled in the back of the Larcomar mall in Lima, Arabica Espresso Bar is considered one of the best, if not the best, coffee shops in Peru. After wandering around the mall for awhile, I came across Arabica Espresso Bar. I had heard of it before but had no idea where it was located. When I…