Happy Thursday! Today is the first day of December and the temperatures are dropping quickly so now it’s the perfect time of the year to drink our favorite warm beverages such as: hot chocolate, apple cider drinks, and chai lattes. If you are looking for new coffee shops to try out, then keep reading for all the deets.
5 black-owned coffee shops to try out this winter
Red Bay Coffee Roasters, The Bay Area, California
With multiple locations across San Francisco and Oakland this place is great to pick up a warm cup of brew.
Archive, Charlotte, North Carolina
Not only can you purchase a fresh hot brown latte, but you can also pick up unique black memorabilia and collectibles.
Baldwin and Co., New Orleans
This is an independently owned bookshop and cafe all in one. You can find the shop hosting weekly talks and signings.
Afro Joe’s Coffee & Tea, Chicago
Located on Chicago’s Southside Afro Joe’s is more than just a Black-owned coffee shop it’s also a community event space. From kid’s movie nights and speed dating to open mic night and yoga this is your go to place for good coffee and good people.
Black Coffee, Atlanta
In addition to the unique menu, the team gives back to the community with classes on how to become an owner in the coffee industry, and trainings to become a barista. You can also come by for sip and paints and game nights.
What is your favorite coffee shop? Let me know in the comments.