Coffee shop, pizza place are new in the West Plaza area

Coffee shop, pizza place are new in the West Plaza area
By JOYCE SMITH The coffee shop Downbeat at 4706 Holly St. is owned by Emily Madison, who rides a 1977 moped to get around. Todd Burd, her partner in another business, helps out at the shop. Musician, printer, graphic artist and record label co-owner …
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Coffee cup kid: Ingredients by the drop, cooking times in seconds and an urge
So when I stumbled on a recipe on the Prudent Baby blog ( for a coffeecake in a coffee cup, I was hooked. The ingredients were insanely tiny (1/2 an egg! drops of vanilla!) and the results could be tasted in minutes because the cooking …
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Coffee prices fall on Brazil harvest expectations

Coffee prices fall on Brazil harvest expectations
By SANDY SHORE Coffee prices fell to their lowest level in 18 months Monday on expectations that Brazilian growers will produce a robust harvest. Coffee fell 4.5 cents to end at $ 1.747 per pound Monday. That's the lowest level since Oct. 7, 2010, …
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NY coffee and sugar sink, cocoa climbs to end up
April 16 (Reuters) – Arabica coffee futures tumbled to close at a 1-1/2-year low on Monday, on follow-through weakness, while raw sugar finished at a four-month low on May/July spread dealing. US cocoa futures defied the weak trend in the commodity …
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Purist farmers markets shun coffee roasters
Gourmet coffee roaster Joel Finkelstein has long coveted a stall at the Dupont Circle farmers market, where face time with affluent food lovers could boost his sales and raise the visibility of Qualia, his cafe in Petworth. But Finkelstein and the rest …
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