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Chocolate Cold Brew Popsicles

Time for Something Frozen — Chocolate Cold Brew Popsicles 

Ready to stop adulting for a little while? We sure are. Remember childhood summers filled with popsicles? Add a bit of cold brew coffee and chocolate to the equation, and suddenly we’re kids again! Well, kids who are allowed to drink coffee. Try serving these at your next backyard […]

August 5th, 2016|Cold Brew Coffee|0 Comments

Scott Baldwin–Wholesale Coffee Director

Wholesale Coffee Director
We sat down with Scott Baldwin to gather a profile of his work history and life.  He kindly answered a few questions for us.
How did I come to coffee?
As a warehouse manager for a local coffee syrup company, and was exposed to Seattle coffee roasters while making deliveries. At that time, my favorite drinks were flavored […]

July 26th, 2016|Caffe Ladro|0 Comments

Cascara Tea Now Available

Cascara Tea

Cascara is the name for the dried fruit of the coffee cherry. The word originated in late 19th century Spain–cascara sagrada–meaning sacred bark. According to FreshCup.com, cascara tastes sweet and fruity with notes of rose hip, hibiscus, cherry, red current, and mango. Cascara tea contains significantly less caffeine than coffee.

Using the dried husk or pulp of […]

July 19th, 2016|Caffe Ladro, Recipes, tea|3 Comments

Adrienne Kerrigan Wholesale Marketing Coordinator

Ladro Profiles
Adrienne Kerrigan Wholesale Marketing Coordinator

Wholesale Marketing Coordinator, Adrienne Kerrigan, first worked as a barista at a small Seattle bakery in 2007, after dabbling in teaching and editing. She eventually found her way to the Seattle warehouse of Tony’s Coffees and Teas. When Ladro started roasting, she joined the Caffe Ladro team. She is great with […]

July 13th, 2016|Caffe Ladro|0 Comments

Grit Virtual Book Club

Grit Virtual Book Club

Genius grants are desired by many and received by few. The MacCarthur Foundation supports “creative people, effective institutions, and influential networks building a more just, verdant, and peaceful world.” Ladro is excited to share Grit Virtual Book Club this summer. Grit written by Angela Duckworth, shares “everything she learned about grit as a scientist, […]

June 24th, 2016|Caffe Ladro, Virtual Book Club|0 Comments

Summer Ladro Coffee Drinks

Summer Ladro Coffee Drinks
Summer brings us long days!  Who doesn’t want to enjoy a refreshing drink while taking in the warm days and cool nights?  We offer five summer Ladro coffee drinks for you to try. We’d love to see photos of your versions of these summer Ladro coffee drinks.
Siciliano (makes 2 servings)
2oz sweet vermouth

1 1/2oz […]

June 23rd, 2016|Cold Brew Coffee, Recipes|0 Comments

Ladro Virtual Book Club

Coffee and books are such a great pair, we decided to begin a Ladro Virtual Book Club.
Each month, we’ll share a well reviewed  book. Though we won’t be hosting events at stores, we’re hoping you might spy other readers at our cafes and have the chance to make new connections. We hope you enjoy Ladro […]

April 30th, 2016|Caffe Ladro, Virtual Book Club|0 Comments

Online Coffee Order Prices

Letter to Caffe Ladro Online Coffee Customers

Dear Online Caffe Ladro Customer,

We would like to share with you our reasons for our coffee price increase. In order to ensure competitive wages for our staff and fair coffee prices for our farmers, we are increasing our online coffee prices. We will continue to guarantee you stellar customer service by […]

April 5th, 2016|Misc|0 Comments

Ladro Profiles Dustin Thomas

 Ladro Profiles Dustin Thomas, Coffee Roaster

Ladro profiles coffee roaster, Dustin Thomas. We asked a few questions about coffee and his life so you could get to know more about the one of the people behind the brews you enjoy.

Dustin, how did you come to coffee and Ladro?

“When I was younger my dad had a siphon coffee brewer […]

March 21st, 2016|Caffe Ladro, Coffee Roasting|2 Comments

Costa Rica 2016 Day 7 and 8

Jack Kelly (Owner) and Dismas Smith (Head Roaster) share experiences from visiting coffee farms in Costa Rica. They offer their journal daily so we can share the stories of the coffees you find at Caffe Ladro.
Costa Rica 2016
Day 7

For sure, this was not our most efficient day of travel!  We arrived in Costa Rica about 12:00 […]