Stories tagged: coffee
Sun., Dec. 3, 2017, 8:06 p.m.
Seattle’s Slayer Espresso, maker of pricey machines, bought by Italian coffee-equipment firm
Slayer Espresso, a Seattle-based maker of high-end espresso machines, has been purchased by Gruppo Cimbali, an Italian manufacturer of coffee equipment.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 11, 2017, 1:28 p.m.
13 of the best drive-thru coffee stands in and around Spokane
Drive-thru coffee shops offer caffeine as well as convenience.
Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 3:30 p.m.
Cedar Coffee opens on North Monroe Street
The new coffee shop opened Wednesday with a soft launch in the same location that used to house Coeur Coffeeshop.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 2, 2017, 4:54 p.m.
Gonzaga University grad pens book on the origins of coffee
“Where the Wild Coffee Grows: The Untold Story of Coffee from the Cloud Forests of Ethiopia to Your Cup” is slated for release Nov. 14.
Thu., Sept. 28, 2017, 4 a.m.
Grab a cup and celebrate National Coffee Day
Caffeine lovers rejoice. There is plenty of free, cheap, and socially conscious coffee to be found on Friday.
Tue., Sept. 26, 2017, 5:09 p.m.
Roast House hosts Brew Methods Class
French press, pour over, Chemex, AeroPress and cold brew are on the syllabus.
Sun., Sept. 24, 2017, 6 a.m.
For Seattle’s Pike Place, a $74 million marketing effort
Pike Place Market has been one of Seattle’s main tourist attractions for much of its 110-year history, despite one oddity: It has never been as functional for visitors as for …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 16, 2017, 10:23 p.m.
Everett agrees not to enforce ban on bikini baristas
The city of Everett has agreed not to enforce its ban on bikini baristas while it’s challenged in court.
Sun., Sept. 10, 2017, 12:29 p.m.
How hard is Irma hitting Miami? Cuban coffee 1 way to tell
To gauge Hurricane Irma’s impact on Miami, some won’t be watching just weather reports; they’ll be tracking Cuban coffee consumption.
Tue., Sept. 5, 2017, 3 p.m.
Need an afternoon pick-me-up? Readers weigh in on best local coffee shops
Here are a few more recommends – with much thanks to some of our – maybe more caffeinated – readers
Mon., Aug. 21, 2017, 8:09 a.m.
Dutch Bros Coffee recalls eclipse glasses
A coffee company has issued a recall notice of all of its eclipse glasses.
UPDATED: Tue., July 11, 2017, 8:12 a.m.
Coffee drinkers live longer, have lower risk of disease, studies find
Coffee drinkers live longer, according to two large-scale studies released Monday that add to extensive research indicating coffee consumption is associated with better health.
UPDATED: Wed., May 31, 2017, 7:11 p.m.
All jokes aside, Trump’s ‘covfefe’ tweet sparks questions too
President Donald Trump sparked a global kerfuffle over “covfefe” with his bizarrely truncated tweet just minutes into Wednesday, spawning countless jokes across Twitter but also more serious questions for which …
Sat., May 20, 2017, noon
Keurig designing eco-friendly K-cups
The K-cup that sparks so many millions of coffee drinkers to life each morning is appealing to eco-conscious consumers – just as the market for its Cup of Joe appears …
Fri., April 21, 2017
Drinking the rainbow: Starbucks’ Unicorn Frappuccino may make you see stars
It tastes like mango, at first. But by the time you’ve nearly polished off a grande, the flavor has become mostly sugar: 59 grams of it, to be exact. Starbucks …
Tue., April 11, 2017, 8:57 a.m.
Starbucks extends China health coverage to workers’ parents
Starbucks will provide Chinese workers with health insurance that extends coverage to their parents, a unique offering by the coffeehouse chain that may be used by more than 10,000 people …
Mon., April 3, 2017, 11:16 a.m.
Coeur Coffeehouse closes its doors
After nearly five years, the corner coffee shop on North Monroe Street has called it quits.
Sun., April 2, 2017
Starbucks will put its first high-end Reserve store inside its headquarters
Starbucks will open the first of 1,000 planned high-end Reserve stores in the lobby of its corporate headquarters in Sodo.
Tue., March 28, 2017, 10:40 a.m.
Dutch Bros. moving headquarters to downtown Grants Pass
Dutch Bros. Coffee plans to move its headquarters to downtown Grants Pass. To make it happen, the drive-through coffee chain just bought the downtown branch of Washington Federal bank.
Thu., March 23, 2017, 8:06 a.m.
Longtime Starbucks chief Schultz hands key to new CEO
Howard Schultz’s last Starbucks shareholders meeting as CEO began with patriotic flourishes, ended with the passing of a key from Schultz to his successor, and was peppered throughout with talk …
Wed., March 8, 2017, 12:18 p.m.
Starbucks loses market share as rivals roll out drink deals
Starbucks Corp., facing heavy competition, mobile-ordering hiccups and even boycott threats, has been losing U.S. customers to rivals this winter.
UPDATED: Tue., March 7, 2017, 8:49 p.m.
Starbucks rolls out ‘barrel-aged’ coffee beans in Roastery
There’s barrel-aged whiskey, beer, vinegar and syrup. Is barrel-aged coffee the next big thing? Barrel-aged coffee, in which green, unroasted coffee beans are placed in barrels that previously held whiskey, …
Wed., Jan. 18, 2017, 7:14 a.m.
Can’t sleep? More technology devices promise relief
Do you believe drinking coffee is keeping you up at night? It’s not – as long as you’re consuming less than four cups per day. That’s according to a new …
Wed., Dec. 7, 2016, 9:32 a.m.
Starbucks to boost number of shops by almost 50 percent
Starbucks plans to add 12,000 stores around the world, as well as expand its high-end drinks and stores, and build on its mobile offerings – including being able to place …
Fri., Dec. 2, 2016, 8:20 a.m.
Next Starbucks CEO brings tech savvy
After turning Starbucks Corp. into the world’s largest coffee chain, Chief Executive Officer Howard Schultz will hand the reins to a lieutenant who could solidify its role as a technology …
Thu., Dec. 1, 2016, 2:21 p.m.
Starbucks: Howard Schultz to step down as CEO, focus on innovation
Starbucks says CEO Howard Schultz is stepping down from that role at the coffee chain that he joined more than 30 years ago.
Wed., Nov. 9, 2016, 12:05 p.m.
Snowflakes, Santa seem to be back on Starbucks holiday cups
Starbucks will be unveiling its holiday coffee cups for this year with what look to be snowflakes and reindeer, after last year’s more subdued red cups caused an uproar from …
Thu., Nov. 3, 2016, 2:39 p.m.
Starbucks sees key sales measure rise, profit increase
Starbucks reported a 23 percent increase in its fourth-quarter profit Thursday, thanks to rising sales at its coffee shops and benefiting from an extra week in the period.
Wed., Nov. 2, 2016, 11 a.m.
Dunkin’ Donuts revamps tea lineup as it takes on Starbucks
Dunkin’ Donuts, which is better known for its coffee, is revamping its hot tea lineup as it seeks to better compete with rivals like Starbucks.
Mon., Oct. 31, 2016, 1:09 p.m.
Millennials help push coffee consumption to record levels
Coffee demand is growing, thanks to increasing consumption by millennials. Millennials, a demographic between ages 19 and 34, are pushing U.S. demand to historic records, according to Bloomberg. Because the …