Snap Judgment

Should You Chug That CBD Latte?

Cannabidiol, a nonintoxicating cousin of THC derived from hemp, has taken off as the next wellness trend despite legal murkiness.

12/09/2019 By Philip Kiefer

Caffeine Nation

The Dozen Seattle Coffee Shops You Should Know About

'Tis the season to wrap your hands around a warm mug. (But, let's be real, it's always coffee season.)

11/11/2019 Edited by Annika Lindburg By Seattle Met Staff

Caffeine Craze

Seattle Is America's Top Coffee City—Again

We may have dipped below number one shortly, but we are back, and it's about damn time.

09/26/2019 By Courtney Cummings

Opening Dispatch

Former Seattle Sounder Fredy Montero Opens Santo Coffee Co.

The shop, a block south of Roosevelt High School, will focus on very fresh Colombian beans.

08/07/2019 By Stefan Milne

Caffeine Nation

Former Slate Coffee Baristas Want to Change Their Industry for Good

In June, six baristas walked out to protest a “toxic work environment.” Now what?

07/05/2019 By Lily Hansen

Mr. Beanless

Is Coffeeless Coffee the Next Impossible Burger?

The founders of Atomo have created a purportedly more sustainable coffee—in a lab, without using a single bean.

05/29/2019 By Stefan Milne

Expansion Mode

All-Day Cafe Mr. West Heads to University Village

Espresso, wine, and European-style snacks served in an atmospheric space? Yeah, that will track at U Village.

01/25/2019 By Allecia Vermillion

Brew News

Fulcrum Coffee Is Open at 6th and Bell Street

The SoDo roaster now has a proper cafe downtown where deep-flavored espresso floweth.

01/15/2019 By Rosin Saez

Caffeination Stations

19 Shops for Your Caffeination Needs

This is Seattle. We know coffee. So do these beloved shops around the city.

10/16/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Caffeine Culture

Seattle's 4 Archetypal Coffee Shop Experiences

A user's guide to our city's favorite obsession.

09/21/2018 By Darren Davis Illustrations by Mike Holm

Cup Monster

Starbucks Has a Garbage Problem

Starbucks distributes six billion cups a year. Many end up in landfills. Protesters are pissed. What’s a coffee giant to do?

08/14/2018 By Stefan Milne

Society by Starbucks

Is Starbucks Still America's Town Square?

It's what the coffee giant set out to be—but its racial bias fiasco may place that in jeopardy.

05/22/2018 By Allison Williams

Caffeine Compilation

7 Coffee Shops That Take Cold Brew to a New Level

Plain old cold brew is so last year. Make way for the drink's new pals: tonic water, hops, and cannabis.

08/14/2017 By Jaime Archer

Brew News

The New Starbucks Cold Brew with Beef Jerky Is Not That Weird

It debuted this week—to the gasps of food and drink blogs everywhere—but this exclusive Starbucks Roastery drink is pretty tame. It could use *more* beef jerky, really.

08/02/2017 By Rosin Saez

Aloha to Us

Cakes of Paradise Bakery Brings More Tropical Treats to Georgetown

On May 28, make way for macadamia nut coffee, guava cream soda, and an array of malasadas at its new cafe.

05/25/2017 By Rosin Saez

Caffeine Nation

Capitol Coffee Works Opens on Memorial Day

Grab a free drink and some cascara chocolate during the grand opening of Seattle Coffee Works' new location on the Pike/Pine corridor.

05/18/2017 By Darren Davis

Coming Soon

Analog Coffee Will Open a Breakfast and Lunch Spot This Summer

The aptly named B-Side will have English muffin sandwiches, a “healthy without harping on about it” menu, and a sizable patio.

05/11/2017 By Rosin Saez

Changeups

Cafe Besalu Sold to Herkimer Coffee

Fear not, the Ballard mainstay and pastries therein should remain the same.

04/28/2017 By Rosin Saez

Opening Dispatch

Ghost Note Coffee Now Open in Capitol Hill

Seattle's next wave of coffee has a new member with a novel approach to brew-by-the-cup.

03/14/2017 By Darren Davis

Opening Dispatch

Now Open in Occidental Park: Cherry Street Public House

Single-origin pour overs, espresso shrub tonics, hearty Persian stews...oh, and a forthcoming mimosa menu.

02/21/2017 By Rosin Saez