Coffee

Staff Survey Results: Our Top 10 of 2012

Cornelis de Heem - Still Life with a Basket of Fruit

At the end of each year, staff members at all three of our shops – in Cambridge, the South End and in New York – fill out a staff survey. We reflect on our year in food, pick our favorites and share memorable moments. Some items are tried-and-true favorites, regularly appearing on the survey. Others are new and exciting products that helped to define and distinguish our year in food. Here are our top ten picks culled from this year’s survey results! Continue Reading »

Our 2012 Holiday Gift Guide: Cheese, Truffles, Chocolate and More!

We know that shopping for friends and family isn’t always easy. So, we put our thinking caps on, brainstormed, debated and created some exciting new bundles of goodies! We think there’s a gift for most every kind of foodie on your list.

Roasting with Barrington Coffee

I recently visited Barrington Coffee at their roastery in Lee, MA, in the heart of the Berkshires. Roastmaster Brian Heck, along with fellow coffee alchemist Paul, guided me through Barrington’s process of coaxing the delicate aromas and fine flavors out of their unroasted, green coffee beans.

A Continuing Education in Coffee

“Unwashed” coffee beans in Ethiopia

It was only when I started working at Formaggio Kitchen that I began to take my daily morning ritual more seriously. We carry beans from several talented roasters, and brew coffee from George Howell’s Terroir Coffee Company for our customers every day.