Parlor Coffee Roastery and Tasting Room

The upstart roaster's new Brooklyn Navy Yard digs cut the noise to deliver the goods

by Stephen Varady If simplicity is the ultimate sophistication, Parlor Coffee’s new roastery and tasting room in the Brooklyn Navy Yard offers one the most refined coffee experiences in New York City. Because Parlor is focused on just one thing: making a perfect coffee, which we can attest to since sampling the newcomer’s beans last year. This refreshingly basic approach was born out of necessity …

Word of Mouth: London Coffee Shops

Our tour of the English capital's finest places to grab a cup of Joe, from bike shops to DIY radio stations

by Anya Lawrence For a city that rarely sleeps, it’s no wonder that London’s coffee shop scene is booming. Gone with the dominance of generic international chains, the emphasis is no longer just on the convenience of grabbing a freshly brewed cup from an insignificant cafe. From coffee shops boasting beautiful bespoke interiors and inventive design concepts to those championing ethical sourcing, there’s something to …

No. Six Depot Coffee

Creatively roasted and blended coffees in small batches from the heart of the Berkshire Mountains

When it comes to roasting coffee, smaller quantities often yield better results; with the roaster able to pay closer attention to the process and variances in beans. For Buenos Aires-born Flavio Lichtenthal, owner of No. Six Depot—a roaster and cafe tucked away in the Berkshire Mountains of Massachusetts—a love of finely roasted coffee was born from a passion for music and food; two entities that …