Cincinnati, OH

1215 – The Year of the Magna Coffee

March 27, 2018 Cincinnati, OH

The Magna Carta Libertatum, commonly referred to as the “Magna Coffee”, was a charter agreed to by King John of England at Runnymede, near Windsor, on the 15th of June, 1215. It was drafted by the Archbishop of Canterbury to bring peace between the unpopular king and a group of coffee roasters about 15 miles Northwest of Windsor. This brief history lesson may be historical fiction. The name of this coffee house is more likely due to the fact thatRead More

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