American Chocolate Bar #8: LetterPress Chocolate

The experience that this bar provided is best summed up by the vintage LetterPress “stamp” with the prop plane on the front of their packaging — a window into a wild, romantic and luxurious world — all of the key seductive elements of chocolate itself.


Raving About: Rise Up Coffee Roasters

There are a few well-known coffee roasters located just outside of Washington, DC, in the little state called Maryland and the coffee scene is dripping strong. One of the states’ coffee staples is Rise Up Coffee Roasters, a company that relishes in its Eastern Shore, Chesapeake Bay roots with the hashtag: #WeAreMarylandCoffee. Once you take a visit to Rise Up’s roastery, a renovated 1920’s gasoline station in Easton, it’s hard to argue with the company’s rich coffee culture. Time Cupsoul’s first encounter with Rise Up Coffee Roasters was actually within Washington, DC, at a tiny pop-up cart right outside of Friendship…

Ceremony Coffee Roastery & Espresso Bar: Annapolis’ Best Kept Café Secret

Whether it’s roasting beans, baristas inventing a new seasonal recipe, or arrival of a shipment, the patron is invited into the secret little Ceremony Coffee world. It’s as if Ceremony embraces each wandering newcomer without judgment and with VIP access to a perfect little coffee hideaway.