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Brooklyn Roasting Company Cafe Now Open at Main Street West Elm in DUMBO

image2Brooklyn Roasting Company is now open at West Elm’s 2 Main Street location in DUMBO.  Come visit us here for our menu of superb, sustainable coffee and espresso drinks.  Additionally, we have a selection of pastries, oatmeal and our line of In Your Face sandwiches available for purchase.  BRC opened an outpost in West Elm’s 50 Washington Street DUMBO location for some time now and we are proud to partner with them at this location.  2 Main Street is located right on the Brooklyn Bridge Park waterfront and offers amazing waterfront views.  Come visit!

Stop By Our ‘Coffee Court’ in Brooklyn Bridge Park

IMG_3404Brooklyn Roasting Company has set up one of our mobile Coffee Court at Brooklyn Bridge Park!  Located close to Deborah Kass’ monumental yellow sculpture OY/YO, our Coffee Court is constructed from vintage, reclaimed basketball courts and is partially solar powered.  We will be open seven days a week, from 11am-7pm, for the duration of the season and will be offering freshly brewed iced and hot coffee as well as bottled water.  Stop by and enjoy our superb, sustainable coffees on your scenic riverfront walk.

BRC Opening Elevator Cafe at 67 West St. in Greenpoint

67 West StBrooklyn Roasting Company is excited to announce the opening of our newest cafe in the converted elevator space at 67 West St. in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.  We’ve constructed a fully functioning cafe, capable of serving any beverage you enjoy at our other locations, in the space of a freight elevator shaft.  To celebrate, we will giving away free coffee Monday and Tuesday, with our official opening Wednesday.  The cafes hours will be 9am to 5pm for our first two weeks.  Stop by this week and enjoy a superb, sustainably sourced coffee or espresso-based drink, in our new mini space.

New York Times Profiled Perfect Pie (Available at BRC)

04BURNER_PIE1_WEB-master768The New York Times profiled Perfect Pie, the sweet and savory pies from former White House Pastry Chef Bill Yosses now available at BRC cafes.

“Bill Yosses, best known as a former pastry chef at the White House, is turning out savories as well as sweets. He has started a company, Perfect Pie, that makes and sells pies, including a hearty chicken potpie with truffles, beef-tamale-chile pie in a cornmeal crust, smoked duck and collard pie with several cheeses, an open-faced tomato and cheese tart, and a vegan turmeric tofu and vegetable pie in a millet crust. Pecan, apple and huckleberry are some of the dessert pies. Individual-size ones, $7.50, are sold at Brooklyn Roasting Company’s cafes, most notably the spacious new one in the Flatiron district.”

Read the rest of the article here.

 

Join Bill Yosses for a baking demonstration and tasting of his perfect pies at 10am on Thursday, May 26th at our 25 Jay Street blender bar!

 

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Video: A Comprehensive Guide to the Different Types of Espresso Drinks

Gothamist just published a visual guide of all the different types of espresso drinks one can order in a fine cafe such as Brooklyn Roasting Company.  Gothamist’s Jessica Leibowitz stopped by BRC’s 50 John Street offices and filmed our head barista trainer, Kelsey Forde, pouring several beautiful different espresso drinks.  Read the full article here.