Over the past few years there have been a wave of independent coffee shops opening in Washington, which means caffeine lovers have more places than ever to get their pour-over or nitro brew fix while surfing WiFi. Local success stories such as Compass Coffee and Dolcezza continue to multiply. Outsiders are getting in on the action too, with ongoing expansions around the city by Australian-inspired Bluestone Lane, San Francisco-based Philz Coffee, Philadelphia-born La Colombe, Denmark-based Joe & The Juice, Blue Bottle Coffee from Oakland, California, and another NoCal company, Berkeley-based Peet’s Coffee.
More are on the horizon, like a comeback from Sweet Science Coffee, which closed in Adams Morgan in January and is getting ready to open in NoMa.
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