Posts Tagged ‘counter culture’

Free Coffee! Giveaways at the New Coffee Bean on Tuesday

The first D.C. location of international chain The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf is celebrating its grand opening on Tuesday morning with a three-hour open house, featuring free coffee and breakfast treat samples. The festivities and freebies run from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. tomorrow. The 16-seat, 1,692 square feet coffee shop, located inside the […]

Café Olé: How Counter Culture Took Over D.C. Coffee

On a recent Friday morning, Bryan Duggan is asking the dozen or so people assembled in front of him what they think the grounds of an Ecuadorian roast smell like. Self-professed coffee philistines and scruffy, plaid-bedecked twentysomethings I recognize as baristas at Filter Coffeehouse and Big Bear Café offer up “tamarind,” “sweet potatoes,” and “moss” […]