Guru Donuts will take over Boise State University open coffee shop spot

In April, BoiseDev told you about Boise State Dining Services searching to fill the vacant coffee shop space in Albertsons Library that was previously held by Big City Coffee. 

The university’s finalists for the spot were Guru Donuts, Poppy Seed Bakery + Cafe, Urban Fox Coffee & Boba, and Push & Pour. After receiving feedback and hearing pitches from the vendors, Guru Donuts will take over the spot. 

“Guru Donuts started out of a garage in the North End almost ten years ago, and we are here to show the BSU students that really with a dream you can do

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Vietnamese coffee finds Seattle’s sweet spot

The first generation of Vietnamese coffee houses around Seattle catered directly to a single core audience: Vietnamese immigrants in search of the strong Robusta coffee they loved in a place that felt like home. But, starting last year, a new wave of Vietnamese coffee shops hit Seattle, aiming to share the Vietnamese coffee culture with a broader audience while combining it with that of the Pacific Northwest.

“There’s a fully caffeinated Vietnamese coffee movement sweeping America,” Dan Q. Dao wrote recently in a feature in Imbibe Magazine that spotlighted shops around the country, including Phin and Hello Em, both in … Read more