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 Wi-Fi. 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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