coffee@home: Plowshares El Salvador

Beans: El Salvador Pacamara Las Delicias Roaster: Plowshares Coffee Roasters Rating: 3+

I was excited to try the coffee from plowshares since: a) I hadn’t tried it previously, b) I had read some good stuff about their operation, and c) they are local (at least by my west coast standards). While I didn’t end […]

Kaffe 1668

Name: Kaffe 1668 Location: 275 Greenwich Street, New York, New York Roasters: Intelligentsia, Ecco Caffe, Plowshares Rating: 4

Due to their use of Intelligentsia and owning a Clover, Kaffe 1668 was one of the spots I was most excited about visiting during my (increasingly less) recent New York coffee tour. It didn’t disappoint either, […]

No More Hard Times in New York Town

A few years ago, I may have been excited about a trip to New York, but it wouldn’t have been for the coffee. I (along with many others) have long lamented New York’s lack of good coffee, especially for a city of its size, density and culinary reputation.  Nature abhors a vacuum, however, and […]