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California native, owner of Dickinson’s first modern-style coffee shop, keeps busy with the boom

January 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

For nearly 20 years, David Sims has been completing one mission in Dickinson: make exceptional espresso drinks.
For the past 15 years, he’s been serving up lattes, cappuccinos and Big Train blended drinks at Expresso in north Dickinson.
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Faces of the Boom: Common grounds: Coffee shops use feminine appeal

October 5, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WILLISTON Two women-run coffee stands have attention-getting names, especially in this male-dominated oil boomtown. Continue Reading

PHOTO: Coffee for a cause

October 5, 2013 in Uncategorized

Colleen Dean works on an order Friday morning at Caribou Coffee inside the County Fair Food Store in Mitchell.

During October, which is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Caribou is honoring a former roastmaster employee who died of cancer.

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Drive-thru coffee house is perking up the Bakken

August 5, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Whether they are hot or iced, blended or in a pure liquid state, Americans have come to love fancy coffee drinks just as much as hot black coffee. Continue Reading

New coffee shop opens in Jamestown

June 15, 2013 in The Jamestown Sun

At the recently-opened Plantation Coffee Bar in Jamestown, the baristas know where their coffee is from and they know the science behind the brew, too. Continue Reading

Perk up St. Pat’s Day with perfect Irish coffee

March 12, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Though it seems likely that people have been introducing a drop or two of whiskey into coffee for a while, the drink as a cocktail was popularized in Ireland at the Foynes port, precursor to Shannon Airport, in the 1940s when chef Joe Sheridan decided to pep up some coffee with Irish whiskey to cheer chilly travelers.
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Willmar, Minn., shop is among first Dunn Bros. to launch an expanded food menu

November 12, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Dunn Bros. Coffee’s trademark scent of freshly roasted coffee beans has been joined by a new aroma freshly baked bread and daily offerings of breakfast pastries, sandwiches, soups, salads and pizza.
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Outdoor festival features something for everyone … and coffee, coffee, coffee

September 16, 2012 in West Central Tribune

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Good news for coffee lovers

May 28, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Benefits outweigh the cons
New evidence shows java drinkers are a little more likely to live longer. Regular or decaf, it doesn’t matter. Continue Reading

Coffee shop ‘squatters’

May 28, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

They hang out all day on their laptops, what are they doing and what do owners think? We asked, here’s what they had to say … Continue Reading