Coffee Emporium (part 2)

January 7, 2018: : Cincinnati, OH

  My second Coffee Emporium exprience, and I still love this local Cincinnati chain. It’s a very different feel than my introduction to the chain, offering the same great things in a more homey local. Atmosphere 4.5/5 The Hyde Park Coffee Emporium is oldest coffee place in Cincinnati. It’s been at this quaint neighborhood location since 1976. The offerings are the same as the other locations, but the vibe is quite different. Downstairs is crowded, filled with all-things-coffee to buy,Read More

Coffee Emporium (part 1)

January 7, 2018: : Cincinnati, OH

The Coffee house so impressive, it needs two blog posts. Cherie’s favorite coffee place in Cincinnati, possibly her favorite (so far) in the country, is Coffee Emporium. Of course we had to visit. This local chain advertises having “Really Good Coffee” and they are not wrong. The coffee and baked goods are made in their warehouse, delivered daily to each location, and bring smiles to loyal patrons. Atmosphere 4.5/5 My first experience was in OTR (Over The Rhine), and theRead More


December 9, 2017: : Paris, France

The International travels have begun… with PARIS! Ahhh… the city of AMOUR. As coffee lovers, we were both excited to explore the coffee and thrills of Paris. We quickly realized that our plan to write reviews of all the coffee houses we visited in Paris was impossible. The entire city was a virtual coffee house. We never had to wonder where to go get coffee. It was constantly in front of us. We found coffee behind every other door we entered.Read More

A Flight of Kombucha at Nixon’s

November 14, 2017: : Denver, CO

Nixon’s is a cute coffee and tea house with a comfortable feel. Garage doors open to the street front, granting a perfect place to sit on a nice day. The location feature’s cold brew and Kombucha on tap, tasty espresso, and a selection of basic pastries and pre-made sandwiches. They have a couple gluten-free items on the menu. The environment is conducive to talking, working, or relaxing. Atmosphere: A solid 7/10. Decorated with a modern semi-industrial feel, the feel is aRead More

A Fresh Cup

November 10, 2017: : Denver, CO

The idea was born when Cherie mentioned her desire to get to know unique coffee places around Denver.  Flirtatiously, she asked if I’d join her in warm caffeinated adventures. We decided to turn our dates and hangouts into expeditions that could benefit other coffee enthusiasts, lovers, mobile workers, readers, and anyone that ever has a reason to visit unique coffee places.   Coffee houses will be evaluated based on the following criteria: Atmosphere What’s the feel and environment? Is thisRead More