If you’ve read anything about the city of Detroit in the last decade you probably know it fell on some pretty hard times. We’ll leave the commentary on the rise and fall of Detroit to economists and urban planners. We, on the other hand, are happy to report there are some pretty great places to get a cup of coffee in Motown. One of those places is Astro Coffee….
Many baristas dream of opening their own shop, how long have you been planning BLK \ MRKT?
The pictures we’ve seen look gorgeous. Did you work with a designer?
Many baristas dream of starting their own coffee company. Charles Korson in Traverse City, Michigan decided to make his dream a reality. We asked the founder of Fortunate Coffee Co. what inspires him to work in coffee, how he brews coffee at home, and what we should do in the Great White North.
Tell us a bit about yourself. Why do you work in specialty coffee?
I think about how lucky I am every day, to be able to work with so many delicious things and to serve so many awesome people. I get to watch customers’ children grew up in the shop, just as I get to watch …
Coffee City USA
Grand Rapids, Michigan is home to some of the greatest brews in the country. “Beer City USA” may be its reigning title, but Madcap Coffee gives the city another brew to take pride in. Madcap Coffee Company, established only five years ago, has produced nationally-acclaimed barista competitors, a cavalier coffee series, and truly proven they are madcap about coffee….