OMFG It's the PSL!

The pumpkin spice latte got plucked from the dust heap of market research to become a full-fledged fall obsession.

08/25/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Morning Matters

Hilliard's Beer Adds Brunch

And it's not just beer for breakfast and lunch; Danielle Custer's new Biscuit Box will be there, serving up biscuits and shortcake.

08/14/2014 By Ezra Parter

On the Calendar

A New Event Series Puts Coffee on Equal Footing with Booze

A five-course dinner promises a memorable night for both you and your central nervous system.

09/27/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Coffee Matters

First Cold-Brewed Coffee Was Just on Tap; Now It's on Nitro

"It comes out like a Guinness."

09/26/2013 By Allecia Vermillion


Milstead and Co.’s Brave New Coffee Model

A small league of coffee shops has developed a new model for serving some of the best coffee in the world; and one Fremont cafe is doing it bigger—and better—than anyone else.

01/23/2013 By Jordan Michelman

Coffee Wars

McDreamy Might Not Be Acquiring Tully's After All

Starbucks is stepping in.

01/10/2013 By Christopher Werner


Patrick Dempsey's Investor Group Will Buy Tully's

The Grey's Anatomy actor's bid beat out that other Seattle-based coffee chain.

01/04/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Recommended Reading

Nosh Pit Reading List

Genetically modified food, a national critic bags on Seattle, and Hot Pockets.

11/08/2012 By Seattle Met Staff


Capitol Hill’s Analog Coffee Puts Its Cold Brew on Tap

The Seattle coffee shop is one of a very few spots in the country dispensing kegged coffee on tap.

09/19/2012 By Allecia Vermillion

Star Sightings

Get Coffee from Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis

The stars of the The Campaign will be serving java in Pike Place Market this Thursday.

07/17/2012 By Seth Sommerfeld

Wired with WiFi

Tech-Savvy Bean Coffee Lounge Coming to the U District

It’s a student and self-employed type’s dream: coffee from Lighthouse Roasters, iPads at the table, and charging stations aplenty.

07/12/2012 By Allecia Vermillion

Action Items

Restaurant Shifts and Shakeups

Murray’s Cheese comes to town, as does a (reportedly) delicious new Senegalese joint.

03/23/2012 By Anne Larkin


Dine Amongst the Orchids at Emerald City

A formidable flower shop makes space for a new cafe.

11/30/2011 By Emily Dhatt

Coffee Talk

Seattle Coffee Works Expands to Ballard

Sebastian Simsch’s second cafe will go by Ballard Coffee Works.

10/31/2011 By Christopher Werner

Seattle on the Small Screen

More Seattle-on-TV News: Bizarre Foods to Feature Seattle Coffee Works

The Travel Channel show hits town this Friday.


Coffee Culture

Coffee Discovery: Oso Negro

Smooth brews from our neighbors to the north.



Why Do Restaurants—Even Good Restaurants—Serve Such Bad Coffee?

Microsoft’s Chris Young, co-author of Modernist Cuisine, explains why coffee service tends to suck.



Free Coffee at New Madison Valley Coffeeshop

Patty Pan’s new 23rd and Madison location gives away the goods through Saturday.



Olive Way Starbucks Reopens

The company brings its third "enhanced" store to Capitol Hill.



Starbucks Brass to Baristas: "Slow Down!"

If your latte takes a little longer but tastes a little better, here’s why.