Ferris Coffee, Grand Rapids, Michigan - Bee House Dripper

Ferris Coffee, Grand Rapids, Michigan - Bee House Dripper

November 14, 2018

We chose two fluffy chairs close to the counter with unique end tables made from blocks of cut rough lumber. Curious about the brewing method, I slipped up to the counter where the barista was beginning my pour.  Not recognizing the brewing device, I asked inquisitively and she introduced me to the Bee House cone dripper.

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Beth Williams, Innovative Coffee and Ken Griffey, Jr.

Beth Williams, Innovative Coffee and Ken Griffey, Jr.

July 19, 2017

Coffee is the medium we use to create a “good excuse to get together”. When it does come to serving coffee: we (the staff of Admiral Coffee House) set out to create a “20 minute vacation” 

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1923 Cafe, Hamtramck, Michigan

1923 Cafe, Hamtramck, Michigan

March 01, 2017

1923 Cafe (in operation for close to 11 years), is an ideal coffee hangout spot with vintage oak bookshelves and a relaxing backroom for work, study or conversation. Their coffee is top-notch

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Steamers & Breaking Beans Coffee, Lambertville, Michigan

Steamers & Breaking Beans Coffee, Lambertville, Michigan

February 24, 2017

Last Saturday, during a break at my son’s wrestling tournament, I ventured down the road to Steamers Coffee, In Lambertville, MI. Steamers, Lambertville, MI Lambertville, sits right on the Ohio...

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Flint Crepe Company / Heyday Coffee

Flint Crepe Company / Heyday Coffee

September 23, 2016

After an exhausting 10 mile race at the Flint, Michigan Crim Festival of Races on August 27, 2016, I slogged into the Flint Crepe Company for a pick-me-up prior to...

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Coffee Ride........In Pursuit of Great Roasted Coffee

November 29, 2015

Took a ride on a cold and blustery Saturday morning in pursuit of some Milan Coffee Works, Hi-Fi dark roast coffee. MCW is a small nano roaster with a small...

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Zingerman's Coffee Company, Ann Arbor, MI

September 13, 2014

Feeling adventurous? Try some different coffee brewing methods at your favorite coffee shop. Yesterday I had my first Aerobie Aeropress at Zingerman’s Coffee Company in Ann Arbor, MI. The Aeropress’s...

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My Favorite Cafe, Saline, Michigan

September 01, 2014

In the heart of downtown Saline, MI (just south of Ann Arbor) is My Favorite Cafe. It’s what you’d expect from a non-commercialized coffee house – not bustling with people...

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Ugly Mug Cafe and Roastery, Ypsilanti, Michigan

Ugly Mug Cafe and Roastery, Ypsilanti, Michigan

July 05, 2014

The Ugly Mug Cafe and Coffee Roastery pulls you back to simpler times. There is nothing pretentious, nothing cutting edge about the Ugly Mug. They roast, they coffee, they have...

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Beezy's Cafe, Ypsilanti, Michigan

May 14, 2014

My travels this week to me to Beezy’s Cafe in downtown Ypsilanti, MI. I’ve had a few meetups at Beezy’s in the past and the staff has always been superbly...

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Chazzano Coffee Roasters, Ferndale Michigan

Chazzano Coffee Roasters, Ferndale Michigan

May 03, 2014 1 Comment

Walking into the busy cafe, I noticed several patrons who carried their Sunday morning caffeination into the early afternoon. The scenery was a coffee lover’s dream. Shelves of industrial French Presses in escalating sizes, ceramic pour overs, and of course….hissing espresso machines attended by expert baristas

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