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Ipsento Coffee Roasters—What You Need to Know About Chicago’s Coffee Mecca

Chicago, IL: It's one of the most exciting cultural cities in America. Not only is the Windy City known for outstanding theater and world-class art museums, it's also a dining mecca where people from all over the world come to sample world class cuisine. Food's not the only standout staple served up in Chicago—so is … Continue reading Ipsento Coffee Roasters—What You Need to Know About Chicago’s Coffee Mecca

Who Knew a Small Virginia Town Could Produce World-Class Coffee Beans?

Coffee. We all love it. The way it smells, the way it makes us feel. Of course, we love it, even more, when it comes from someplace exotic like Ethiopia, Brazil, Floyd, Virginia....wait, what? Floyd, Virginia? Right here in the U.S.? That's right, some of the best coffee we've found might be grown elsewhere, but … Continue reading Who Knew a Small Virginia Town Could Produce World-Class Coffee Beans?

Theodore’s Coffee Roasters — A True Success Story

Whether you’re purchasing coffee, clothing, or art, when you hear about a company that inspires you and supports positive change, it’s easy to support them. This is particularly true for companies that give back. When it comes to coffee roasters, there are those who sell coffee as a business opportunity and then there are those … Continue reading Theodore’s Coffee Roasters — A True Success Story

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The French Press De-Mystified: Using the French Press Method for Brewing Your Specialty Coffee Beans

The French Press De-Mystified: Using the French Press Method for Brewing Your Specialty Coffee Beans Immersing yourself in the world of barrel aged coffee, single origin coffee, and specialty coffees from around the world is like discovering a whole new universe of styles and flavors. But as you explore your options, you may find yourself spending more … Continue reading The French Press De-Mystified: Using the French Press Method for Brewing Your Specialty Coffee Beans

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6 Back to School Survival Tips for Busy Parents

School survival tips: It’s easy to get used to the relaxed, stress-free mornings that characterize the summer break. With no school to go to, your children can take some time for themselves — and so can you. But when the back-to-school insanity returns, stress levels can often return with a vengeance. There’ll always be an element of … Continue reading 6 Back to School Survival Tips for Busy Parents

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My Experience on a Metropolis Coffee Company Roastery Tour as a Non-Coffee Drinker

Taking A Coffee Roastery Tour as a Non-Coffee Drinker Hey everyone, this is Alexa from the Javaya marketing team! I’m pretty new to the coffee world so I thought it would be good for me to learn more about it by going on a roastery tour. A few weeks ago, I went on a tour … Continue reading My Experience on a Metropolis Coffee Company Roastery Tour as a Non-Coffee Drinker

Specialty Coffee

The Wide World of Specialty Coffee: Different Tastes for Different Cultures

Specialty Coffee Around the World Specialty coffee means different things to different people. For some Americans, it's nothing more than a quick gulp of liquid caffeine. Other individuals are genuine aficionados who love exploring barrel aged coffee, geisha coffee, and any other great single origin coffee beans they can get their hands on. Different brewing … Continue reading The Wide World of Specialty Coffee: Different Tastes for Different Cultures

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5 Things (besides coffee) That Make Metropolis Coffee Company Awesome

There are coffee companies - and then there are coffee companies that devote themselves to creating of excellent coffee and promoting enthusiasm for and education about coffee culture. One of the best coffee companies in the Chicago area that not only roasts outstanding coffee but also runs a host of other activities is Metropolis Coffee … Continue reading 5 Things (besides coffee) That Make Metropolis Coffee Company Awesome