Coffee art enhances the brew — Photo courtesy of ChrisDagCoffee drinkers, pay attention . . . the votes are in!
KRUPS, world leader in coffee and espresso machines and kitchen appliances, has proudly announced the 2012 winners for “KRUPS Best Brew Awards,” revealing the best coffee shops across the nation.
Winners were determined by public vote and the call for entries went out via Facebook.
KRUPS happily recognizes winners in 10 cities across America . . . as having the Best Brews in the USA !
Condesa Coffee - Atlanta, GA
This Atlanta cafe and espresso bar offers discounts to customers who ride their bicycle to the cafe.
Thinking Cup - Boston, MA
Said to be the "Best Coffee in the World," this coffee shop was the first in Downtown Boston to serve "Stumptown Coffee."
Metropolis Coffee Company - Chicago, IL
For a truly social experience, stop by this Chicago coffee house where the emphasis is placed on community.
White Rock Coffee - Dallas, TX
Located in Dallas, this coffee house is proud to offer organic fair trade coffee, which they roast themselves.
M.E. Swing Company - Washington, D.C.
Since the 1950s, this D.C. coffee shop has been a favorite among ambassadors and senators.
Cafe Dulce - Los Angeles, CA
Genuinely unique, this L.A. cafe and bakery in Little Tokyo offers coffee and pastries with an Asian twist.
Tinta y Cafe - Miami, FL
If you're looking for a strong cup of coffee, stop by this Miami cafe which specializes in Cuban fare.
9th Street Espresso - New York, NY
Simplicity is key at this New York shop, which offers a small, but well-executed drink menu.
Elixr - Philadelphia, PA
This artsy Philadelphia coffee shop often invites the public to free coffee tastings.
Four Barrel Coffee - San Francisco, CA
Located in San Francisco, this cafe provides classes on how to brew better coffee at home.