Port of Mokha’s Coffee Subscription Service, Mokha Monthly

Beans from Yemen, roasted in Oakland and delivered to doorsteps across the States

With centuries of coffee history rooted in Yemen, Port of Mokha tapped into the nation’s extraordinary terrain for growing coffee and helped educate farmers to grow coffee instead of other crops for a world reintroduction. Since its launch a few years ago awards have been accumulated and prestige collaborations have debuted. Now the brand has launched Mokha Monthly, a subscription service that delivers top-quality beans …

CH Omakase 2017: Port of Mokha Coffee Beans and Dandelion Collaboration

High-quality products with a rich history in a tasty sampler set that will feed more than your mouth

Port of Mokha makes some of the most extraordinary coffee we’ve tasted—grown in Yemen, and roasted in Oakland. Beginning in the 16th century, for some 150 years, Yemen was the exclusive coffee supplier to the rest of the world. This incredibly rich heritage was given new life in 2013 when Yemeni-American Mokhtar Alkhanshali tasted the first coffee he ever enjoyed and became obsessed—from studies to …

Blue Bottle, Bushwick

A study in quality control at the Bay Area coffee roaster's new Brooklyn facility

With 35 locations across California, New York and Tokyo, and with nine more hitting the East Coast this year, some coffee fanatics might wonder if Oakland, CA-based Blue Bottle isn’t becoming Starbucks for the hipster generation. As we learned on a recent visit to their new cafe and roasting facility in Bushwick, Brooklyn, scaling up doesn’t mean Blue Bottle’s standards have gone mainstream. In fact, …