The Art of Extraction


Extracting coffee from coffee beans is better known as brewing coffee. How you brew your coffee affects the quality and taste of each cup you sip. But fear not! The perfect cup of coffee is only six steps away.

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House Granola Tastes Like Home


Now a days we have come to accept that granola sometimes gets a bad wrap, even granola does not want to be defined as granola. It wants to be more, more than healthy and hippie and crunchy. Enter Holly Henderson and her very special, very local, very delicious House Granola.

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Know Your Joe


You love your Joe, but do you really know your Joe? Well, your friendly neighborhood java men and java women, aka our Coffee Experts, have created a primer to educate you on all things coffee, from bean to cup.

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Are You Obsessed with Your Daily Grind?


If you can’t live without your daily cup of coffee, grab your favorite mug and get thee to your local store, for Know Your Joe, this year’s coffee event. It's your chance to sip some of the best coffees the world has to offer, meet the coffee growers and farmers who produce them, and learn how to brew the best cup of coffee possible. 

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Haulin’ Oats


Who says oatmeal has be a bowlful of old-fashioned mush? Not the makers of 100-percent all-awesome, all-natural Modern Oats Oatmeal. Their oatmeal is is crunchy, hearty, filling, and gluten-free! Which is what makes this oatmeal a natural fit as a Foodie Find.

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Get Your Crunch On


Buddies Matt Teichmann and Dave Miskie wanted big, crackly, crunchy, healthy, sweet granola that reminded them of childhood and that they couldn’t find anywhere. So they made their own. Thus began San Franola Granola. Setting out to create “a healthier way to crunch.” 

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Rosés and Reds


When our head wine buyer starts an email with the words "Very exciting!" I know that it is going to be good, and the email I recieved this week about a visit from Patrick Léon did not disappoint. Patrick is one of the biggest wine making legends out there, he has been head winemaker at Château Mouton-Rothschild, Opus One, Viña Almaviva, now helping to steer the ship for Chateau D’Esclans in Provence, and he is making stops in four of our stores next week.

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Que-So, Why Will You Love This Cheese?


Because it's Awesommme! Emphasis on the "Awesommme."

Trust us, Torta Finca Pascualete is an amazing soft, sheep’s milk cheese hand-made in Spain by the family of a count on their ancestral estate.

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The French Connection


The Araucano collection of wines combine the best of French winemaking with the mild terroir of Chile. Brothers Jacques and François Lurton, of the French winemaking family, founded Vina Hacienda Araucano in the Colchagua Valley region of Chile.

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Pump Up the Protein


Founder Adrian Pace was inspired to create Forte Gelato after spending months in hospitals going through several open-heart surgeries. Pace wanted to create healthy, all-natural treats that also taste great for patients and everyone else. 

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