Crema – Nashville, TN

Crema is one of those cafes that makes you feel at home. While it’s one of my favorite places to go catch up with friends, especially on a sunny day outside on their deck, it also is a place that provides the perfect atmosphere for reflecting on your own. Even though there is a lot…

Garage Coffee Company – Nashville, TN

Garage Coffee Company was one of those coffee shops I had been meaning to get to for a while, but never planned to go until it happened spontaneously. I didn’t necessarily have high expectations for this spot, but I had heard a lot about it and figured it was worth trying when a few of…

Proper Bagel- Nashville, TN

As a coffee lover it can also be tough sometimes to be a brunch lover as well. Do I chose a restaurant based on its coffee or its food? The worst is feeling like you have to choose one or the other, but Proper Bagel, located near Belmont University it Nashville, has solved this problem….

Cold Brew Review – Barista Parlor

Now that Barista Parlor is serving their own coffee, I decided in honor of National Cold Brew day yesterday it was time to try their take on this drink. As usual, Barista Parlor did not disappoint. This was another cold brew that did not compromise flavor or quality. This cold brew was not fruity or…

Cold Brew Review – Revelator Coffee Company

I was really feeling the heat in Nashville yesterday and decided to walk over to Revelator located in Hillsboro Village for some cold brew coffee. I hadn’t tried it in a while, but to my pleasure Revelator’s cold brew was refreshing and full of flavor. The best part of this coffee is its naturally sweet and floral…

Changes at Barista Parlor

Barista Parlor started roasting their own coffee pretty recently.  In the past year they have included it on their menu along with other well-known roasters like Verve, Intelligentsia, Stumptown, and others. As of two weeks ago, Barista Parlor has started serving exclusively their own coffee. While it’s sad to lose a place where customers had so…

Eighth and Roast – Nashville, TN

The second you walk into Eighth and Roast you already begin to mellow out. The brick walls, soft indie music, and dark lighting create a restful vibe for sitting with some friends and sipping on coffee. Known for their V6o pour overs and espresso drinks, Eighth and Roast is located away from the hectic parts…

Event – Third Wave Coffee and Beyond

The other night I went to an event called “Third Wave Coffee and Beyond” at Barista Parlor Golden Sound, which was sponsored by the Vanderbilt Institute of Coffee Studies and Department of Latin American Studies. The panelists consisted of a few anthropologists from universities in the southeast as well as the owner of Barista Parlor….

Dose Coffee and Tea – Nashville, TN

Dose holds a special place in my heart as one of my favorite coffee shops. Not only does this spot have a homey feel, but it also has tasty pour overs and great espresso drinks. Starting off, Dose provides a great deal of seating that is open making you feel like you are enjoying your cup…

Three Brothers Coffee – Nashville, TN

For the outdoorsy and/or studious types, Three Brothers is the ideal coffee shop. Located right on West End in Nashville, this cafe is connected to Cumberland Transit, an outdoor apparel and equipment store. The shop is large and open with a woodsy, calm feel to it. The music selection is great, playing either indie or classic…

Steadfast Coffee – Nashville, TN

Steadfast is a pretty large coffee shop located in the Germantown neighborhood of Nashville. The aesthetics of the shop are wonderful with outdoor seating that has lights and a picturesque view. The inside of the coffee shop is bordered with booths with the center being the bar with the baristas at work. Steadfast has a different…

Grand Opening: Barista Parlor x Germantown- Nashville, TN

The newest member of the Barista Parlor family had its soft opening this weekend offering free coffee, donuts, and biscuit sandwiches. As you may imagine, lines were out the door for most of the day as many of the local coffee lovers came together to experience the newest Barista Parlor cafe. Despite the large crowd, service…