By Lara Berendt
This family-owned business sells an extensive selection of quality teas and teaware. Photo by Lara Berendt.
While obviously not a coffee house, the Tea Embassy is one of my favorite caffeine suppliers in Austin. Whether you’re a tea novice or a tea connoisseur, this shop undoubtedly has something that will delight you. Continue reading
Posted in Central Austin, Coffee Shops, Downtown Austin, Lara Berendt
Tagged Austin Texas, Black tea, Green tea, historic landmark, Oolong tea, Tea, tea brewers, tea pots, teaware
By Julie Bissinger
Dominican Joe Coffee Shop, located at 515 S. Congress Ave., helps impoverished people by buying and selling coffee grown in the Dominican Republic. Photo by Julie Bissinger
Dominican Joe Coffee Shop is a hot spot on South Congress. The quality coffee, great atmosphere and quiet environment make this coffeehouse a popular place for students from the University of Texas and St. Edwards Univeristy to study. Dominican Joe’s charitable aspect also draws people in. Continue reading
Posted in Central Austin, Coffee Shops, Coffeehouses, Julie Bissinger
Tagged Austin, Coffee, Coffee Culture Austin, Coffeehouse, Dominican Republic, Food, Iced coffee, Makarios International, Smoothies
a traditional cappuccino lightly drizzled with cocoa powder.
by Zach Miller
Teo is a traditional Italian espresso and gelato shop off of 38th Street across from the Seton Hospital. Foursquare has many tips recommending this as the best espresso in town, and who knows they could be right. The La Marzocco espresso machine shows the attention to Italian detail and prowess.
By Julie Bissinger
Apothecary Cafe & Wine Bar, located in central Austin, offers a quiet environment for patrons to relax and enjoy good food and drinks. Photo by Julie Bissinger
Several of my friends recommended that I try out Apothecary Cafe & Wine Bar. I’m glad that I listened. Apothecary served up one of the best lattes I’ve had so far. Their food was just as good, too.
Located in the Rosedale Village Shopping Center at 4800 Burnet Road, Apothecary is ideal for catching up on work or taking advantage of happy hour deals. The environment does not resemble that of most other Austin-area coffee shops. The cluttered, artsy interior that is characteristic of many Austin coffeehouses is replaced with spaciousness and a sophisticated aura. Apothecary caters to people in their 30s and 40s with its soothing folk/jazz music and wine bar. Continue reading
Posted in Baristas, Central Austin, Coffee Shops, Coffeehouses, Julie Bissinger
Tagged Alcoholic Beverages, ATX, Austin, baristas, Coffee, Coffee Culture Austin, Coffeehouse, crepe, Espresso, Food, latte, Panini, Wi-Fi, Wine