Counting Our Blessings- Closed Thanksgiving

November 22, 2011

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Spruce Street Espresso will be taking the day off on Thanksgiving to eat as much delicious food as possible and to get a much needed break from the daily grind of cafe ownership and preparations for the upcoming Oddfellows Cafe that we are hoping to have opened by the end of the year. It has […]

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We Welcome Thee, Seth Lester!

November 4, 2011

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Spruce Street espresso has had a new/old/new addition in the last two weeks in the form of one Seth Lester, formerly an Americano To Go (this is his blog) he is now drinking all heated beverages for here in cafe’s around his new city of Philadelphia! His reasons are like any that those of us […]

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Philadelphia Wins!

October 28, 2011

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Last week Philadelphia rained victorious against the more established coffee scene of Washington DC in a latte art competition conducted via Skype. It was a fun experience, with lots of trash talk drawn scribbled back and fourth on notebook paper between the two shops. Brian Gelletly from Ultimo coffee, aka Tobias Funke for the night […]

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Finca Nueva Armenia

October 16, 2011

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Here is a very interesting and very complimentary article from Sprudge.com about Finca Nueva Armenia.  We are currently using this coffee for french press and would be happy to make it in the Clever as well.  I spoke of this coffee in a previous post, most notably about their Gemelos Micro-lot.  They also produced the […]

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Finca Mauritania!

October 12, 2011

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The changing of seasons brings with us new coffees and we are excited to welcome the Finca Mauritania to our menu.  This coffee hails from the farm of Aida Batlle in Santa Ana, El Salvador.  You may recall this farm name as an Auction Lot of this coffee was used for the Grounds for Health […]

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“An Apple A Day…”

September 27, 2011

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Spruce Street Espresso loves to celebrate Fall. You will find the staff in scarves and flannel ready to steam up a fresh apple cider for your enjoyment. Speaking of which, how would you like to know some fun facts about the fruit we call “apple”? The apple tree first appeared in central Asia. Today, you […]

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Grounds for Health

August 31, 2011

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For a limited time you have the opportunity to support an excellent charity while putting in your mouth one of the best coffees that this planet, and probably this universe has to offer.  The coffee in question is the Finca Tanzania from one of the award winning farms of Aida Battle, and the charity is […]

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