Posts Tagged "coffee"

Coffee and Roller Derby Haiku Contest

Thanks to all our Facebook friends who participated in our little impromptu haiku contest in honor of T.S. Helliot, Metropolis’ own Windy City Roller! We loved all the submissions we received, so narrowing it down to a top three was a tough job. Here’s what our resident poets came up with: Colin – Roller derby [...]

Colombia Geisha and Other Coffee Marvels

We recently had the opportunity to sit down with Sean from the Metropolis Roasterie to ask him a few questions about the new Colombia Geisha. Geisha, in general, has received a lot of press lately, so we wanted to get some more information on what all the buzz is about. Check out what Sean has [...]

A Curious Garden In A Parking Lot

We love it when byproducts of the roasting process at Metropolis Coffee Company become fodder for the greater good and that’s what’s going on at Haymarket Gardens, an “open source urban agriculture experiment” by Dan Scotti and Tim Sparer. Scotti and Sparer are pouring blood, sweat and tears (i.e. hard labor) into a plot of [...]

New Labels: Where Did Roast Level Labeling Go?

Recently, we made a decision to discontinue dark roasting at Metropolis Coffee Company. Our reasoning was that, though there is nothing intrinsically wrong with dark roasting, we want to be true to our company mission of roasting to the coffee, rather than to the roast. In this same vein, we wish to call less attention [...]

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