5 Best Cups of Coffee in Toronto

The most populous city in Canada (and the fourth-most populous city in North America after Mexico City, New York City and Los Angeles) and the capital of the province of Ontario, Toronto is a large, multicultural, world city, home to over 2.7 million residents in the city proper.  A melting pot of different cultures, ethnicities … Read more

4 Best Indie Coffee Shops in Philly

The largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania—and the fifth-most populous city in the United States—Philadelphia is an historic and very diverse city, as well as one of the most entertaining regions of the country, boasting thousands of things to do and see, and an abundance of fun amenities and diversions to keep its people … Read more

7 Best Indie Coffee Shops in London

London is one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world, so it only stands to reason the city is at the forefront of the indie coffee scene, hosting over a hundred of these trendy cafes in the city proper alone, not to mention scores of additional shops in its surrounding metropolitan area, the largest … Read more

Best Cups of Coffee in San Francisco

San Francisco—the City by the Bay—is renowned for its many sights, attractions and amenities.  And among these great places are the scores of wonderful coffee houses and cafes serving up the very best in caffeinated brews and tasty fare.  Throughout its many districts, communities and neighborhoods—the Embarcadero, Union Square, China Town, Fisherman’s Wharf, the Mission … Read more

Best Cups of Coffee in Houston, TX

Houston, the largest city in the state of Texas and the second-largest city in the United States in terms of population, is an absolute tourist haven, with all the bells and whistles you would typically expect in such a modern metropolis.  Speaking of “bells and whistles,” the city is also one of the best places … Read more

Best Cups of Coffee in Austin, TX

Coffee and Austin go hand in hand, but this was not always the case.  A mere 20 years ago coffeehouses were not even on the map in the Texas capital, but today Austin is seen as the coffee epicenter of the Southwest, with hundreds of cafes brewing world-class coffee that continues to win awards at … Read more

Best Cups of Coffee in Denver


The Mile High City and a jewel of the American northwest, the city of Denver, Colorado has become a modern, sprawling metropolis, a city in which people from all over the country come to work, play and gather.  This great people-oriented atmosphere has lent itself to the success of dozens of great coffee shops in … Read more

Best Cups of Coffee in New York City


If you’ve ever walked the streets of New York City, you’ve probably noticed some of the major coffee chains like Starbucks and the like on nearly every corner.  However, if you’re willing to search a bit longer and deeper, you can still find a great independent coffee house or two in the city—places that can … Read more

Best Cups of Coffee in Seattle


The city of Seattle, considered the economic and cultural hub of Washington State and the entire Pacific Northwest, is more than a little famous for the beverage known as coffee—you may have heard of a little place called Starbucks that originated here.  However, despite their enormous sales, Starbucks and the other superstars of the Java … Read more