A Taste of Miami's Spicy New Coffee Culture

A Taste of Miami's Spicy New Coffee Culture

I never thought I’d say this, but Miami’s got game. Coffee game, that is. And it’s as spicy as you would expect from the city known as “The Gateway to Latin America.” Also known as “Little Cuba,” “the Capital of Latin America” and the “Fifth Borough”—because so many New York Latinos move to Miami (22,000 per year to be exact)—don’t be surprised when damn near every coffee shop here has ties to our Latin American neighbors to the south.  

Libra Coffee: How to Drink Good, "Pourtable" Coffee While Supporting a Good Cause

Libra Coffee: How to Drink Good, "Pourtable" Coffee While Supporting a Good Cause

Drink coffee (in the wild), give water. That’s Libra Coffee’s newest, modified motto. Once a subscription-only coffee company (one that specializes in shipping fresh roasted coffee to people’s doorsteps), Libra Coffee has officially gone portable. “Pourtable” that is, as founder and CEO and founder, Eric Medina has coined. No longer does the journey of Eric’s fresh roasted speciality coffee end at the front doors of people’s homes, but at the foot of people’s tents…in the wild. 

Baseball, Beer and Coffee? A Tourist's Take on Blueprint Coffee in St. Louis

Baseball, Beer and Coffee? A Tourist's Take on Blueprint Coffee in St. Louis

Alright, here we go. Here I am writing, talking about my travels, coffee and some sports mixed in. It’s been awhile since I’ve written in this format, so pardon my rust.

Couple months ago, me and a couple of buddies made a trip to the Midwest. We went to watch our beloved San Diego Chargers open up their season in Kansas City, known as one of the best football towns in America. But before that, we made a stop just east in St. Louis to experience one of the best baseball towns in America.