Roostercat Coffeehouse will soon open as a fair-trade, farm-to-table coffee shop in a funky space at 1045 Lincoln Street.
Six years ago, Seattle-born brothers Tommy and Tim Thwaites borrowed some money from their parents to launch Coda Coffee, a metro Denver roaster that drew on the their combined three decades of experience in the industry. A year or two into their venture, the brothers started focusing more on the pe ... More >>
Organixx will start serving beer and wine at its eco-friendly digs in LoDo, and as soon as that's in place, the restaurant, located at 1520 Blake Street, will launch dinner service -- with an expanded menu -- and happy hour, too. "Originally, our plan was mid-July, but now we're thinking m ... More >>
We all know that drinking a glass of red wine a day is good for our health, but did you know that some wines are also good for the environment? October is Fair Trade Month at Whole Foods, and to help celebrate, Bernard Fontannaz, founder and owner of Origin Wines and winemaker for Fairhills ... More >>
"Sustainable, eco-friendly, reusable, recyclable, fair trade, natural, energy efficient, organic, local, green, low-impact, fresh. These are words that inspire us at Organixx. From the building materials that surround you in our dining room, to our food product choices, culinary procedures and san ... More >>
While Jason Sheehan is taking readers' questions, I have one for readers: Is there a place in Colorado that serves cheese crisps? These thin, grilled quesadillas covered with melted cheese are staples at Mexican restaurants in Arizona. (I just had one at El Charro, a Tucson institution since 1922, a ... More >>
Jason Bosch, sole dynamo behind the weekly ArgusFest human-rights film series, originally planned to screen the Errol Morris documentary Standard Operating Procedure, a stark look at the Abu Ghraib prison scandal, tonight at the Mercury Cafe. But he changed his mind when he decided to ... More >>
As reported in the Westword story Pot of Gold and in follow-up blogs, some folks in the coffee business are casting a critical eye on fair trade coffee, a certification system that guarantees coffee farmers get paid a minimum $1.26 per pound of beans. Some argue that not only is fair trade threaten ... More >>
The documentary Black Gold, which is touring the country and was shown in Denver and Boulder last month, fashions itself the Fast Food Nation of the coffee industry, contrasting the excesses of the western caffeine craze with the plight of Ethiopian coffee farmers to illustrate the inequities stirre ... More >>
Joseph Brodsky has a nose for great coffee. It led him all the way to Ethiopia, in search of the Geisha.
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