Wood Burl Coffee Roasters

Outstanding single origin coffee roasted in small batches in Dayton, Ohio

Picking up a bag of fresh, locally roasted coffee is no longer limited to major cities. After 10 years working professionally in the coffee business, Brett Barker decided to turn his personal hobby of home roasting into a full-time job. Setting up shop in Dayton, Ohio, Barker quickly developed an impassioned following over the past year with Wood Burl Coffee Roasters. “I believe what sets …

Daylight Mind Coffee Company

Coffees from Hawaii and around the world, overseen by a scientist with a PhD in coffee

It’s in Kona, Hawaii where the unique “farm-to-roastery-to-cup” experience could give the artisanal roasters in New York or San Francisco a run for their money. Daylight Mind Coffee Company (DMCC) in Kona opened its doors in September 2013 as not only a traditional coffee house and roaster, but also a restaurant, bakery and coffee school and now a bar. All of this is accompanied by …

CH Gift Guide: Coffee Culture

Chris King's espresso tamper, DFA's tazza, Slate Coffee's Nightcap decaf, year-round beans from Heart and more items inspired by the complex tropical plant

Maybe it’s a cappuccino on a cold winter morning, an espresso during your afternoon fika or a cup poured from a French press after a dinner with friends—whenever and however you drink coffee, chances are you always feel it hits the spot. As one of the world’s favorite beverages—enjoyed in seemingly infinite ways, from hot to cold and long to short with an insurmountable choice …