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#NYC #Coffee Lovers Rejoice for @CupsApp Prepaid Coffee Plans

by papercups - on May 21st 2015 - Comments Off on #NYC #Coffee Lovers Rejoice for @CupsApp Prepaid Coffee Plans

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Cold Brew from Iced Coffee Startup @WanderingBearCo

by papercups - on May 21st 2015 - Comments Off on Cold Brew from Iced Coffee Startup @WanderingBearCo

Matt Bachmann and Ben Gordon met over coffee — literally.

The two spotted one another while in class at Columbia Business School. “We were both carrying mason jars, both making cold brew as hobbyists and iced coffee lovers. We realized we both shared this passion and it evolved into a business partnership,” says Gordon about the pair’s happenstance, “meet-cute” introduction.
From the beginning, the duo wanted to do things differently. “If the competitors were in bottles, we wanted to be in a box. If they were selling in grocery stores, we wanted to start by selling to offices,” Bachmann says. “We felt this need as consumers; we approached the business from the perspective of coffee drinkers and enthusiasts, and it’s been encouraging that there is an opportunity to share this style of product in the home and office.”

The coffee, says Bachmann, is “bold and incredibly smooth or incredibly bold and very smooth.” The distinct taste is due to the specifics of the cold brewing process, and in Wandering Bear’s case, results in a smooth, bold, dark chocolate flavor.

Objectively, Gordon says, cold brew is a better kind of iced coffee because of the superior brewing process. In the past few years, New York City has seen quite the surge of cold brew offerings — many others are carrying mason jars filled with their original brews.

“How do ya brew?”

For Wandering Bear, the magic happens on Saturday and Sunday. The coffee is roasted in Brooklyn every week and then delivered to a shared kitchen facility in Queens, where it’s steeped in cold water, transferred into bags so the oxygen can be let out and, finally, packaged by hand for freshness in Wandering Bear’s unique 12-cup boxes.

“We can work with our hands to produce something that people seem to be enjoying,” Gordon says. “So to be able to do that at the end of the work week, to will something into existence — it’s an incredibly gratifying feeling.”

Mashable had the opportunity to visit Wandering Bear’s kitchen and observe as they hand-packaged the product, Bachmann’s favorite part of the process. “There’s just something about working with your hands, it’s like an arts and crafts project. It’s just very tactile; it’s not mindless — it’s gratifying.”

Conversations about coffee

As a new business, the most important thing for Wandering Bear is marketing the product well –- talking to consumers and getting feedback.

“Getting to interact with consumers has influenced so much of what we are doing and how we are communicating about the brand,”

“Getting to interact with consumers has influenced so much of what we are doing and how we are communicating about the brand,” says Bachmann.

Other than continually holding tastings in business offices, the iced coffee brand has created interesting partnerships to get the name out there. Wandering Bear is the coffee vendor at Governors Ball Music Festival, the coffee sponsor for Daybreaker parties, recently held tastings at a variety of SoulCycle locations and can be found at Murray’s Cheese Shop, Barry’s Bootcamp , through web-store Goldbely and Fresh Direct.

Bachmann and Gordon are doing what many young entrepreneurs desire: Pursuing their passion. And thankfully for the cold brew-lovers out there, that passion is mighty tasty.

Order your cold brew here.

Original Article By Lindsay Rothfeld can be found here:

http://mashable.com/2015/05/18/wandering-bear-coffee/

Lots of Custom Printed Paper Frozen Yogurt Cups! Chicago’s Top Ten Froyo sweet destinations

by papercups - on May 8th 2013 - Comments Off on Lots of Custom Printed Paper Frozen Yogurt Cups! Chicago’s Top Ten Froyo sweet destinations

Chicago can be known as the Windy City- but in the sprintime and summermonths… these folks like to cool down with some frozen yogurt or ice cream, often a branded or printed custom cup

5868 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL

(773) 756-5696 · dana-cafe.com
Category: Frozen Yogurt Shop
crepes · panini
“Awesome. Great food and great prices. Highly recommended”
924 E 57th St, Chicago, IL

Category: Frozen Yogurt Shop
“vn’t visited this certain one yet on 57th st. but soon will . my most recent
1 W Division St, Chicago, IL

(312) 573-9063 · yogurt-land.com
Category: Frozen Yogurt Shop
“Flavors such as Tiramisu, Cheesecake are NOT to DIET for. Yogurt is healthly!”
222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza #238, Chicago, IL

Category: Frozen Yogurt Shop
924 W Armitage Ave, Chicago, IL

(773) 868-9000 · tripod.com
walk-up window · homemade italian ice · frozen yogurt · sidewalk
“Annette’s (formerly Anthony’s) offers a wide array of ice cream, fat-free soft serve frozen yogurt (in too-good flavors like peanut butter and centerstagechicago.com
190 W Madison St, Chicago, IL

(312) 357-1041 · jambajuice.com
“Pick from ingredients that include fresh fruit, veggies, nonfat frozen yogurt, soy milk and dairy-free sherbet. Or order the Coldbuster, a blend of orange juice” citysearch.com
Chicago, IL

“great food and great costumer service. very nice and very clean.”
3601 W Grand Ave, Chicago, IL

(773) 342-2445 · baskinrobbins.com
Category: Frozen Yogurt Shop
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6460 N Sheridan Rd, Chicago, IL

(773) 274-0680 · redmangousa.com
Category: Frozen Yogurt Shop
“Great place. Although the 0631 phone number is no longer in service.”
311 S Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL

(312) 435-0311 · eatfreshii.com
rice bowl · wraps · veggies
“On the Menu: The frozen yogurt comes with two free toppings; choose from fresh fruits, granola and the less healthy (but delicious) Oreo crumbles. zip.pro

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Frozen Yogurt: Chicago’s Top Ten Frozen Yogurt Shops

by papercups - on Apr 21st 2013 - Comments Off on Frozen Yogurt: Chicago’s Top Ten Frozen Yogurt Shops

If you haven’t been in the “windy city” lately the fine folks at printmycup.com highly recommend you make the trip.  Not only is this hub of the midwest an architectural enthusiasts’ dream and top destination for foodies out there… its also a great location to fill yous summertime need for delightful frozen yogurt treats.  Chicago is known for many prime food creations such as chicago dogs, delicious deep dish, and locally made microbrews– but the rise of self-serve frozen yogurt shops has added a new local must have in midwest eats.

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At PrintMyCup.com we have a growing base of clients who turn to us for their custom printed yogurt cups , so we’re on the front lines of whats hot and what’s not in Chicago based frozen yogurt.  Our brain trust has done the due diligence for you and come up with a frozen yogurt lover’s guide to the Ten Best Frozen Yogurt Shops in Chicago :

 

 

 

 

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