Posts Tagged "Artisan Coffee"

Technology, People & FourSquare at the Cafe

Located in Edgewater, one of the country’s most eclectic locales, the Metropolis Cafe is relaxed and without attitude. Our customers come from all walks of life and we love ‘em all. And they seem to love our coffee and tea, our sweet and savory bites, and our accomplished vegan menu. Did we mention art, music…? [...]

On the Venti Dry Cappuccino

A venti dry cappuccino can go either way. It is a pivotal moment in coffee – one that can capture a customer for life, or turn away someone who might be great-coffee-inclined. Imagine a new customer walks into a 3rd wave Café* *A café that roasts or purchases great roasted coffee. A café stocked with [...]

Wheelman Changes Vehicles–Temporarily

Evanston must be spiking its curb cement with Sprinter hate juice. Yeah, Der Blaumaschin is cooling its jets after a little mishap, but thanks to Tony and Tristan’s search and rescue mission, me and these bins full of coffee are back on the road. Newly mobile bins of freshly roasted coffee. Shot of IGK, the [...]

Summer Begins at The Cafe

Located in Edgewater, one of the country’s most eclectic locales, the Metropolis Cafe is relaxed and without attitude. Our customers come from all walks of life and we love ‘em all. And they seem to love our coffee and tea, our sweet and savory bites, and our accomplished vegan menu. Did we mention art, music…? [...]

Our Baristas Represent at Minneapolis Coffee Fest

Three of Metropolis Cafe’s most beloved baristas will carry the Chicago coffee community banner with them in the Latte Art Competition at Minneapolis Coffee Fest (held this weekend, June 4-6). David Retzer, Andrea Deibler and Nathan Kosky will be among over 30 professional baristas looking to walk away with the $2,500 grand prize. It’s a [...]

Maintaining Beans’ Twitches & Squeaks

“The Whole Bean” will be a dedicated series of posts from Metropolis co-owner Jeff Dreyfuss dealing with the esoteric and intellectual side of coffee. With a Ph.D. in linguistics, Jeff takes the discussion of hot beverages to strange–and strangely logical–places. This is just my take on the coffee bean from beginning to end, not an [...]

Aspire CoffeeWorks on “The Today Show”

As a proud partner and supporter of Aspire, everyone here at Metropolis Coffee was excited to see the Chicago-based organization receive special recognition this past Monday on the Today Show. Aspire was part of a nonprofit-driven series that asks Today Show hosts, ”What Do You Care About TODAY?” Aspire provides lifelong assistance and programs tailored to the [...]

Let the Blogging Begin: A Note from Tony Dreyfuss

Hello Blogopolis… Let’s kick this off. These are the notes from the undergrounds. As Dostoevsky famously began HIS Notes from Underground, “I am a sick man.” Indeed: we are sick for coffee. Metropolis is anything but static. We have lots of moving parts–coffee in, coffee out. Alleyways between sacks of coffee – watch out for [...]

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