Stories tagged: coffee
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 3, 2020
Big alcohol brands are following, not leading. And where they are headed is alternative drink categories, many of them “hard” versions of nonalcoholic beverages. Hard seltzer surpassed $500 million in …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 24, 2020
The bikini-clad baristas have left the building, but commuters can still pick up their caffeine fix at the drive-thru that recently changed owners and names from Whip It A-Latte to …
Tue., Dec. 24, 2019
Spokane native Bobby Enslow started Indaba Coffee in 2009 with the aim of making a difference in the city’s toughest neighborhoods. “I get pumped at seeing neighborhoods restored,” Enslow said.
Thu., Oct. 31, 2019
“Please ask him when his avocado gift packs will be available again.” That was one important question a friend and Jason Mraz super fan in Spokane requested to be asked …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 28, 2019
This weekend is one of the most important of the year for fans of Thomas Hammer Coffee Roasters, Wake Up Call, Starbucks and the Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, as …
Fri., Aug. 16, 2019
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has issued a warning to members that coffee is prohibited no matter how fancy the name and that vaping is banned despite …
Wed., Aug. 14, 2019
“Like codeine and caffeine, a combination used to relieve symptoms of muscle tension headaches, CBD takes caffeine to a new level,” said Mike Forest.
Tue., July 23, 2019
The Seattle coffee company launched delivery last fall in Miami with its partner, Uber Eats. It has since expanded to 10 additional U.S. cities, including Los Angeles, Chicago and New …
Wed., June 5, 2019
Recently, scientists tested coffee in rats and found that both decaf and high-test increase the power of intestinal muscle contractions. The coffee treatments also changed the composition of the rats’ …
Fri., May 17, 2019
Luckin Coffee, a fast-growing rival to Starbucks in China, jolted higher in its U.S. stock market debut Friday.
Fri., May 17, 2019
Owner Deborah di Bernardo’s First Avenue Coffee says that it is “coffee for the greater good,” and a neon sign at the entrance boasts “damn good coffee.” It’s a hearty …
Tue., May 14, 2019
Take that, Seattle and Portland. Livability.com has released a list of 10 Unexpectedly Awesome Coffee Cities, and Spokane has made the list. Yes, Spokane has made the list. The list! …
Tue., April 30, 2019
Panhandle Cone and Coffee now has two scoop shops in North Idaho. Husband-and-wife proprietors Jason and Stephanie Dillon opened their second location – on Main Street in downtown Moscow – …
Fri., April 19, 2019
Godiva is looking beyond its iconic gold gift box of chocolates to open 2,000 cafes.
Sun., April 14, 2019
The McDonald’s on Third Avenue in downtown Spokane is planning a major renovation, according to permits issued by the city.
Sun., April 14, 2019
Spokane-based Wake Up Call is expanding into the Idaho market with a new coffee shop in Coeur d’Alene.
Tue., April 2, 2019
From a dream born on a chairlift, Evans Brothers Coffee Roasters brings the reality of good coffee to North Idaho.
UPDATED: Fri., March 22, 2019
In the food industry, it seems, the robot revolution is well underway. Now comes Briggo, a company that has created a fully automated, robotic brewing machine that that can push …
Sat., Jan. 19, 2019
A new survey claims that the Emerald City no longer wears the crown when it comes to all things coffee, and some local espresso enthusiasts are biting back.
Tue., Dec. 4, 2018
Attention, coffee lovers: Now’s the time to nominate your favorite coffee shop or roaster and more for a Sprudgie Award
Sprudge, founded in 2009, is a popular and award-winning coffee blog based in Portland, Oregon.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 5, 2018
Further Review: A lighthearted look at Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Lisa Brown stances on food, coffee and pop culture
We’ve asked them about guns, immigration, health care and the national debt. Now Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Lisa Brown tell us how they feel about the best sauce to …
Mon., Oct. 8, 2018
Illycaffe SpA is teaming up with Mondelez International Inc. and one of Europe’s richest families to sell branded capsules that work in Nespresso machines worldwide, seeking a boost that will …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 28, 2018
The awards were held in Portland on Sept. 22.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 12, 2018
Starbucks Corp. is giving delivery another chance in the U.S. After an attempt to test the service with Postmates years ago, the coffee company is now teaming up with UberEats …
Tue., Aug. 21, 2018
Roast House’s new First Avenue Coffee in downtown Spokane spotlights small-lot, shade-grown, organic coffee
First Avenue Coffee exclusively serves Roast House Coffee. “Every coffee we buy is small-lot, hand-picked, hand-sorted and of the highest quality,” said owner Deb Di Bernardo. “All are shade-grown so …
Wed., July 11, 2018
Tim Hortons, the Canadian coffee and doughnut chain, plans to open more than 1,500 restaurants in China amid a growing global trade war.
UPDATED: Mon., July 9, 2018
The Seattle megachain of coffee shops has begun to stop offering plastic straws and is providing recyclable strawless lids at locations in Washington and Oregon. That includes a downtown Spokane …
Mon., July 2, 2018
Go ahead and have that cup of coffee, maybe even several more. New research shows it may boost chances for a longer life, even for those who down at least …
Thu., June 28, 2018
The Sky Bar coffee kiosk marks the coffee roaster’s second downtown location. A third downtown location is also in the works.
UPDATED: Fri., June 15, 2018
California health officials proposed a regulation change Friday that would declare coffee doesn’t present a significant cancer risk, countering a recent state court ruling that had shaken up some coffee …