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Boss Coffee

I joined a friend and went to check out the new Boss Coffee that has recently opened in Scottsdale. We visited on a weekday in April, just before the weather turned warm. Boss Coffee has a fantastic patio that overlooks the valley. I’m planning a return trip again soon just so I can sit there

Tourist Home Urban Market

While in Flagstaff recently we were looking for a place that serves a good lunch along with coffee. We found The Tourist Home Urban Market and decided to check it out. I’m glad we did! It was one of our favorite stops in Flagstaff, and an exceptionally cool place to dine. They have toddy coffee

Mochas at Matador Coffee, Flagstaff

Special thanks to Kelsey Sederstrom for contributing this article and photographs. Kelsey is a freelance writer from Phoenix, AZ. On a recent visit to Flagstaff, I pulled up Yelp to find a coffee place in town. Matador Coffee immediately caught my attention, with a whopping five star rating. From the second I pulled up, I

Presta Coffee: Barista Olympics

Perry Czopp sent me the following announcement about an upcoming event being held at Presta Coffee in Tucson. Presta is turning 1! In celebration of the milestone we are inviting everyone to participate in the Barista Olympic Games. There will be 6 competitions encompassing skills required of coffee nerds. We are working with some great

Latte Art Throwdown on April 8th

Hosted by Press Coffee Roasters

Press Coffee is hosting a Latte Art Throwdown on Friday, April 8, 2016. The event will be hosted at the new Press Coffee Roastery at 4844 S. 40th St., in Phoenix. The entry fee is $5 for all competing baristas, and you should sign up by 6:45 pm on April 8th. The event is free

Wild Iris Coffee House in Prescott

One of my favorite coffee shops in Prescott is the Wild Iris Coffee House. Located just one block to the west of the downtown center square, Wild Iris Coffee House has been open for about 9 years now. I’ve visited a number of times over the years, and each time been pleased. They have a bit

Throwdown in Cave Creek

The Roastery of Cave Creek (ROC2) is hosting a throwdown at their roastery on February 27, 2016. The event is being managed by 1912 Coffee. The event will be from 6-10 pm on Saturday, February 27, 2016. Registration begins at 6 pm and ends at 7 pm. The event has a $5 entry fee (for

Press Coffee in Scottsdale

Press Coffee at Scottsdale Quarter continues to be one of my most frequent stops for coffee. Perhaps because it is only five minutes drive from my home, but also because it’s one of the best coffee shops in the state. They sell coffee and espresso drinks, tea, and food. They have an amazingly friendly staff.