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March 7, 2014

Counter Culture Coffee Debuts Its Free Sustainable Spring Event Series Today, March 7, Continuing Every Friday Through March 28

Just waking up from a long winter’s hibernation? Education can be invigorating, particularly when it involves caffeine. Tucked above Ultimo coffee in the Graduate Hospital neighborhood, the Counter Culture Philadelphia Training Center hosts open-to-the-public free cupping classes every Friday morning, as well as in-depth coffee labs for bean aficionados or aspiring baristas. The Counter Intelligence [...]

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November 19, 2013

Elixr Coffee And Yards Brewing Company Present A Coffee Cocktail Throwdown With Free Sips For All, This Thursday, November 21

Elixr Coffee, a Rittenhouse Square haunt specializing in high-quality coffee and top-of-the-line shop design, opens its doors to coffee and cocktails this Thursday, November 21 for a coffee cocktail throwdown. Beginning at 6:30 p.m., the event brings 16 of the city’s top baristas to the stand to go head-to-head in a latte art competition where [...]

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October 31, 2013

The Coffee & Tea Festival Buzzes Into The Philadelphia Area With More Than 40 Vendors, Sampling, Demos And More, November 2-3

Philadelphia’s coffee scene is steaming up more than ever, with nationally renowned spots like La Colombe expanding and local roasters like ReAnimator bringing Philly-bred beans straight to coffee lovers’ cups. This weekend, caffeine addicts should report to the inaugural Coffee & Tea Festival Philadelphia, a New York-born sampling and educational event coming to the Philadelphia [...]

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August 20, 2013

Roundup: Our Top Spots To Enjoy A Refreshing Glass Of Iced Coffee

Whether you’re looking for a major morning jolt with a bottle of cold brew to-go or a carefully poured icy latte to savor, Philadelphia’s coffee shops have your answer. The Third Wave coffee scene in this city continues to grow, going way beyond standard cups o’ joe in favor of serving that consummate sip of [...]

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August 13, 2013

Affogato Days Brings A Tasty Cold Confection Made With Espresso And Little Baby’s Ice Cream To Elixr Coffee, August 14 And 28

Ready for a mouth-watering collaboration? For two days in August, Elixr Coffee and Little Baby’s Ice Cream are joining forces to present two full days of a seriously delicious treat. On Wednesday, August 14 and Wednesday, August 28, affogato day takes over Elixr Coffee. For those trying the sweet treat for the first time, an [...]

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August 6, 2013

Join In The Grand Opening Celebrations For ReAnimator Coffee’s New Cafe In The Fishtown Neighborhood This Saturday, August 10

The Third Wave coffee scene in Philadelphia continues to swell, going way beyond providing that standard cup o’ joe in favor of crafting the consummate sip of java. This weekend, Saturday, August 10, help to celebrate the grand opening of a storefront home for ReAnimator Coffee, a small, locally owned and operated micro-roaster in Fishtown. [...]

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June 3, 2013

Join HyLo Boutiques For A Festive First Friday Affair And A Pairing Of Coffee And Cheese In Old City This Friday, June 7

The coffee scene in Philadelphia goes way beyond providing your standard cup o’ joe. From talented bands of local roasters to award-winning third-wave coffee shops, this city is definitely having a coffee moment. But that dark brew isn’t the only finely crafted product to see a revival in Philadelphia. Di Bruno Brothers takes artisanal cheese [...]

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January 18, 2013

MilkBoy Introuduces A New Winter Menu And Special Coffee Cocktails To The Lineup

Midtown Village’s live music venue, MilkBoy, known for their java sips, focuses on a winter menu that introduces new acts and flavors. Conceptualizing around classic American comforts, chef Jon Bohn categorizes his fare into Breakfast, Snacks, Fries, Soups & Salads, Sandwiches and Desserts. Options include hand-carved brisket au jus, bacon bowl loaded with buttermilk saice [...]

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September 17, 2012

Our Guide To Coffee-Drinking In Philadelphia: Local Roasters, Sustainable Sips, Award-Winning Espresso And More

Calling all caffeine addicts: coffee in Philadelphia is having a moment. From national-headlines-making and celebrity-partnering La Colombe to unique coffee-roaster-cum-recording-studio Milkboy Coffee, coffee shops in Philadelphia really surpass the average. Even the New York Times has taken note. As summer wanes and cold weather hovers over the (far, far away) horizon, check out our guide [...]

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July 5, 2012

Elixr Coffee Shop To Relocate Into An Expanded Space This Summer As New Construction Takes Over 15th And Walnut Streets

The row of retail on 15th and Walnut Streets is expected to be cleared out by September to make way for the 90,000-square-foot multi-level building that will supplement the selection of shopping destinations in Center City. With that, one of Philadelphia’s favorite places at which to enjoy some of the city’s best caffeinated beverages, Elixr [...]

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