DeRusha Eats: Peace Coffee
In case you missed it live, WCCO Channel 4 aired a great piece on Peace Coffee during their Midmorning broadcast last week. It was part of Jason DeRusha's (local TV personality, food writer and all-around pleasant human) "DeRusha Eats" series.
Cupping in the Congo
Anne Costello, Peace Coffee Director of Coffee
Earlier this month, I visited the Democratic Republic of Congo to participate in the Saveur du Kivu, the first specialty coffee cupping competition in the DRC. As a result of years of intense conflict and violence where millions of people lost their lives, the coffee market had fallen into a drastic decline. In the mid 1980s, the region produced an estimated 30,000 tons of green coffee; by 2012…
We were happily invaded by local food blogging troupe, The Heavy Table, two weeks ago for a night of unscientific Yeti Cold Press experiments. Read here the results of our journey together. A huge thank you goes to our Head Barista, Jackson, for guiding the team through the ins and, mostly, outs of cold coffee concocting. We are partial, but Jackson's contribution, the Nashville Slammer, is qui…
Memorial Day has come and gone and summer is finally here, so we're taking that as our invitation to pour a fresh menu of seasonal drinks. Guaranteed to be as fresh and breezy as the white linen suit you're now permitted to wear. Café Horchata Relax and refresh with a Café Horchata, our interpretation of the classic Latin American drink spiked with cold brewed coffee. Rice, almo…
Brunch Home Run
Brunch anyone? We trekked over to St. Paul last weekend to celebrate the inaugural event at the sparkling new CHS Field at Lowertown Ballpark. Grill Fest was put on by Minnesota Monthly to celebrate all things summer as we prepare for patio dining and warm morning brunches. What could go better with a summer brunch than our Yeti Cold Press Coffee? How about making it into one of two delicio…
Peace Coffee Opens an "Office" Downtown
Something exciting is brewing in downtown Minneapolis: we've just opened our second shop. This one's on the skyway level of the Capella Tower, complementing the lower level coffee bar that opened late last year. This new space brings exceptionally crafted Peace Coffee beverages, and our bright campy style together. We've collaborated with an all-star cast of local artists and designers t…
Ready for a cup of Spring?
We're optimistic that Spring will be back some day. So optimistic that we're rolling out the Spring drink menu at all our coffee shops. Come by for a taste of these specials, even if you're still wearing a winter parka. Roman Holiday Inspired by the classic movie, this is the sort of drink Audrey Hepburn, or any other princess on an incognito adventure might enjoy. Espresso muddled with candi…
Caffeinate Your Cutie 2015
This Valentine's Day, keep cupid on his toes! We’ve got two love bundles full of sweetness and cuteness that will charm every crush. Treat your cutie, give it to your bestie, spoil yourself, or do it all! Just select your favorite and we'll box it up and send your love to anywhere in US. Valentine's Honey & Spice Bundle Sugar, spice, and everything nice for your honey We're cel…
Calling on Cupid!
We've crafted a new drink that will put dreams in your head and kisses on your lips. The Desert Rose is as fragrant as a bouquet with a dab of rose water and a dose of almonds. A latte that's dreamy, creamy, and all-around romantic that will keep you up at night like the sweetest kiss. Share one with your sweetie, or buy one for your love-lorn friends to help them through the sappy season. Unl…
War & Peace is back for 2015!
Once again, we've partnered with our friends at Fulton Brewery to create War & Peace – a rich and creamy Imperial Coffee Stout. This year's release is part of the Fulton ‘Garage Series,’ which they describe as “a home for beers that don't quite fit in anywhere else.” Want to see how War & Peace is made? Check out the video below. Want to be the firs…