Afficionado Coffee Opens First NYC Cafe, Launches Inventive Can LineDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

Inside the new Afficionado Coffee Roasters cafe in Manhattan’s Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood. All images courtesy of Afficionado Coffee Roasters.

After more than a dozen years of sourcing and roasting coffee for some of New York City’s finest restaurants, hotels and caterers, Afficionado Coffee Roasters has opened a retail location all its own, in Manhattan’s Hell’s Kitchen.

The company is simultaneously rolling out an innovative line of canned coffee drinks using coffee beans and fruit (cascara), as well as other coffee plant ingredients such as pergamino (parchment), leaf and blossoms. The company is emphasizing these ingredients as “the five consumable parts

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Rare Earth Coffee opens new location in north Fresno

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) — A local coffee shop is brewing up some big changes. Rare Earth Coffee is opening a new location in north Fresno this week.

The coffee chain is opening its seventh location on Monday.

“When they come here they’re going to experience our air-roasted coffee,” explained Vice President Trevor Beal. “It’s a unique process we use. Only 1% of coffee roasters use it.”

Located inside the Sierra Pacific Orthopedics campus off of Cedar and Herndon, the new shop will offer all the Rare Earth favorites to both patients, staff and the general public.

“We’re really excited to

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‘A leap of faith:’ Apopka coffee shop opens during pandemic serving up family recipes

APOPKA, Fla. – Danielle Bjork is pouring love and family history into her Apopka coffee shop.

She said she took a leap of faith after opening her business during the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Brewing a dream

Bjork said she has always had a strong connection to coffee after her grandmother introduced her to the caffeinated beverage when she was six years old.

“She’s drank coffee my whole life. I’ve never not seen her with a cup of coffee,” Bjork said.

Bjork said coffee and desserts were two staples at any family event. She recalls everyone racing to get

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Feature: Syrian woman opens 1st vegetarian restaurant in hometown – Xinhua

Ahlam Sarai, a 54-year-old Syrian woman, cooks vegetarian food at her restaurant in Sweida, Syria, on June 20, 2021. (Photo by Ammar Safarjalani/Xinhua)

by Hummam Sheikh Ali

SWEIDA, Syria, July 20 (Xinhua) — Ahlam Sarai, a 54-year-old Syrian woman, finally realized her dream of opening the first vegetarian restaurant in her hometown Sweida.

Sarai’s dream began more than 11 years ago, when she was inspired by her two children to become a vegetarian and tried to cook appealing food without meat or other animal products.

The alternatives she resorted to included seitan, wheat gluten, soy protein and soy chunks that

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Long-Awaited Five Lakes Coffee in Kalamazoo Finally Opens

As someone who has a daily alarm that rings promptly at 3AM I am always in search of some good coffee.

Knowing that, several people messaged me when they saw signs from Five Lakes Coffee that read ‘Coming Soon!’ and told me I had to try it. And now, it’s finally open!

Just yesterday, Five Lakes Coffee made the announcement on their Facebook page that their Kalamazoo location had opened for business:

Today, I went to try Five Lakes Coffee for myself.

Located at 2026 W. Main Street in Kalamazoo, you can tell that this is a brand new building.

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Hope grad opens coffee bar in Haworth Hotel after $7.5M makeover

With a huge smile on his face and a delicious coffee in his hand, Mark Dykema is enjoying every minute of his visit to the newly renovated Haworth Hotel.
That’s because his fifth Biggby Coffee store, located in the lobby of the Hope College hotel, looks fabulous. The downtown Holland cafe is open, modern, playful, and bright. The hotel has undergone a $7.5 million transformation by acclaimed international architect Patricia Urquiola that gives the space a modern European look. 
It feels fabulous, too. The colorful furniture, modern artwork, and the grand spiral staircase provide a “good vibes only” experience in
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