Author: Silk City Coffee Co.

Third Wave vs Specialty Coffee: What it means and why it (really) matters

Third wave and Specialty coffee are terms being tossed all around the café, coffee shop world these days… but what do those terms actually mean? Is it just snobby marketing to give an excuse to charge more, or am I actually getting a higher quality product? Maybe it’s something much deeper. Our friends at FreshGround Roast in Geneva,…
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How to brew a great cup every single time

Best coffee brewing practices at home (…and none of them involve straining through a sock… or was that just my grandma?) Watch as our sourcing partner Eric at Fresh Grounds Roastery outside of Chicago, Il., as he shares with us the secret to a fool proof rich cup of joe at home, every time.