I got up well before dawn this morning to make my way down to Monogram’s Britannia location for their 1st Birthday Celebration. I was so early I was the very first person at the café. There is no question Monogram is leading the way in showcasing great coffee to this great city (and beyond). Britannia … More Happy Birthday Monogram
Hey friends! The YYC Hot Chocolate Fest begins in just a couple of days on February 1st. Ok ok ok, I know what you might be thinking “hot chocolate isn’t coffee!” But this other beloved brown beverage is one that I particularly enjoy, and I know it is enjoyed by many other Calgarians. And whether … More YYC Hot Chocolate Fest
I’m really excited to let you know about a new monthly feature that we’re going to launch here on thebloom.coffee! Beginning on February 1st, we’re going to feature a Coffee Roaster of the Month. I’m going to take you behind the scenes, share with you more about a coffee roaster that I think is doing things … More New Feature – coming soon!
One of the questions I get asked a lot from people when they find out I’m into coffee is “so do you roast your own beans?” I mean I get why most people would ask a question like that. I love coffee, and I love the whole process of coffee’s journey from farm to cup. … More Home Roasting
So my wife & I booked flights down to Texas in June (yeah I know, it’s gonna be hot) for our 15th anniversary. She’s beyond stoked to hit up Magnolia Market in Waco, and I’m beyond stoked to hit up a number of coffee shops…and chow down on some epic Texas BBQ! The only other … More Heading to Texas…
I was down in Lethbridge over New Years to visit family and I knew I wanted to hit up a few coffee shops. You may not know, but I used to live just outside of Lethbridge for a few years before moving up to Calgary four years ago. Back then, the coffee scene was still … More Lethbridge Coffee Crawl