Virginia’s Grit Coffee and Cold Brewer Snowing in Space MergeDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

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Snowing in Space cold brew in kags. Courtesy photo via @snowinginspace

Two prominent Virginia specialty coffee companies, Grit Coffee and Snowing in Space, have merged under the umbrella of parent company Bread & Table.

Grit Coffee Co-Owners Brad Uhl, Brandon Wooten and Dan FitzHenry recently formed the parent company in order to consolidate multiple entities including Grit and cold-brew-focused Snowing in Space, while the two coffee brands will remain intact. The financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

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Bread & Table Co-Owners Dan FitzHenry, Brad Uhl and Brandon Wooten. Courtesy photo.

“We’ve always admired Snowing In Space and

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Trending food: Six virtual food brands for delivery and takeaway, Food News & Top Stories

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SINGAPORE – As dining in remains off-limits for now, some food and beverage owners have forged ahead with new virtual brands that are available only for delivery and/or takeaway.

They include Dishoom, which offers contemporary Indian cuisine, and Ciao Chow, which serves pasta.

Both brands are by Mr Shaun Leong, 35, and Ms Joanne Toh, 28 – the couple behind Wildfire Burgers in Bencoolen Street, which made a comeback in June last year after closing in 2019.

Seafood restaurant Nude Seafood has launched Nudo Nihon (Nude Japan in English), featuring set menus for home dining.

Chef-owner Bjorn Shen of Middle

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Toddy Hosting ‘Better Cold Brew’ Online Trade Show July 29Daily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

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A Toddy cold brew kit. Image courtesy of Toddy.

Colorado-based home and commercial cold brewing systems maker Toddy is hosting an online trade show next month for businesses looking to dig into cold brew operations.

The “Better Cold Brew with Toddy: Exploring the Art & Science of Cold Brew” event is free, taking place Thursday, July 29, targeting United States and European audiences.

“We’ve really missed connecting with customers and others who love coffee as much as we do,” Toddy President Julia Leach said in an announcement from Toddy. “Ultimately, the Better Cold Brew digital event allows us to still

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Prequel is the Newest Chapter for Longtime Chicago Coffee SpaceDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

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Inside the new Prequel coffee shop and cafe in Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood. All images courtesy of Prequel.

Before he was the owner and maker of Damn Fine Coffee in Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood, Josh Miller held a number of jobs in coffee.

One of those was at Atomix Coffee, a staple serving coffee and food in West Town, which closed in 2019 after nearly 20 years in business. Miller and a team of coffee people have now returned to the former Atomix space at W. Chicago and Damen to open an entirely new coffee shop, called Prequel.

Outside Prequel Coffee

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Coma Coffee is Wide Awake with Expanded Bar and Kitchen Outside St. LouisDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

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The new Coma Coffee Roasters bar in Richmond Heights, Missouri. Photo by Cameron McCarty, courtesy of Coma Coffee Roasters.

Following a pandemic-induced downturn, Missouri-based Coma Coffee Roasters has found a new lease on life, opening a retail headquarters with an all-day program of fresh food and drinks in suburban St. Louis.

Coma moved into the roughly 3,500-square-foot Richmond Heights location in January after 3.5 years at its original location nearby.

Still the focal point of the business is coffee, which is highlighted in the new space through a wide, U-shaped bar over which baristas can interact with guests from any

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Abanico Coffee Roasters is Right at Home in The MissionDaily Coffee News by Roast Magazine

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The new Abanico Coffee Roasters shop at 17th and Mission St. in The Mission. Courtesy photo by Rocio Russo Pearce @rociopearce

Coffee roaster and Q Grader Ana Valle’s childhood memories of her family sipping cafecitos in El Salvador have come full circle as her company, Abanico Coffee Roasters, has opened its first retail brick-and-mortar coffee shop in San Francisco’s Mission district.

Along with the expertly-crafted cappuccinos and lattes, the items listed on Abanico’s bilingual English/Spanish menu include a variety of traditional Latin American options such as café con leche, café de olla, and café con morro. The latter is

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