We get asked about Starbucks all the time. Questions range from “Where is the ‘Original Starbucks?’” to “Can I please have a ‘Caramel Macchiato’?” We can only answer the questions as they are posed and to the best of our knowledge. The other day when I was chatting with Melissa […]
The other day some of the Seattle Coffee Works team visited Essential Baking, our pastry and bread supplier. Other than the good time that was had by all, we were impressed with the vision and the execution at Essential. Just like us, Essential is working hard to make a difference […]
Time flies! We moved a month ago and have barely had a moment to breathe. It’s probably in keeping with our small-n-real business character that we moved before we had all i’s dotted and all t’s crossed. A reviewer on yelp liked what we’re doing a lot, but knocked us […]
Oh, how we’ll miss that 111 Pike Street address that gave name to our first espresso blend: 111 Pike Street Blend! Earlier today we made the move out of the t-shirt shop into our own lil’ café. Everyone here at Seattle Coffee Works is tired and very happy. Tomorrow […]
Katie and I will be at the Burke Museum this Saturday 11-2 for a sampling of three of our favorite origins. Come on by if you have time. The wonderful folks at the Museum even made a flier to announce the occasion.
A while back we repriced everything in our store so that *after* tax all prices ended in quarter increments: x.00/x.25/x.50/x.75. The new pricing structure has worked very well. We have been able to increase our speed of service without giving up one bit of quality. The bean-counter guy also noted […]
I hope no one is surprised to read that we think that our coffee is the finest there is. We’re constantly cupping new green coffees and trying out new blends; we’re also continuing to tweak our roast profiles to bring out the best in each of the coffees. If you […]
I know it’s lame to not have reported this earlier on this page – yet we ARE indeed moving. We have leased 107 Pike Street (former Johnny Rockets), and we’ll have both more space for our coffee experience project and, yes yes yes, a roastery! The roaster is being made […]