Posts Tagged "Authenticity"

Intelligentsia on Tap at Metropolis Cafe

A Message from Metropolis’ Tony Dreyfuss I’ve watched as coffee lovers become entrenched into brand camps. At first blush, this would seem to work to our advantage. We have a great brand, fully backed by the finest coffees that we can find.  We have our own approach to sourcing and roasting, and those differences appear [...]

Tea Extravaganza at Metropolis Roasting Garage

Short of having the opportunity to take off on a round-the-world tour dedicated to the countless real life and ineffable qualities of tea that make it such an integral beverage in daily life on Planet Earth, Metropolis Coffee Company, Rishi Tea, and Chicago Coffees and Teas are proud to offer an evening dedicated to tea [...]

Syrup–No Pancakes–at Metropolis Cafe

At Metropolis Coffee Company, we are responsible for most everything we pass on to our customers, buying mainly beans and the equipment to roast and distribute them. So, working with our magnificent kitchen guru at Metropolis Cafe, Caitlin McGlone (also of Cash fame), it seemed natural to develop our own house-made syrups. We’ll still use [...]

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 [...]

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