Category Archives: Seattle

Thursday: Vita + Theo Chocolate Pairing

| November 29, 2011
Image by paolosanchez.

Both coffee and chocolate are influenced by terroir and roasted to bring out a range of incredible flavors. Join us Thursday evening with in partnership with our friends at Theo Chocolate as we pair coffee and chocolate and explore how the two complement each other.

Vita’s green bean buyer Daniel Shewmaker will join Theo product development and sourcing expert Nathan Palmer-Royston in leading a fireside pairing at the Theo Chocolate Factory in Fremont. There will be two rounds of tastings at 6:30pm and 7:30pm.

Come prepared to discover your favorite flavors. Also, Theo will keep the store open late in case you want to shop a little.

Please call ahead (206-632-5100) to reserve your spot for either session on Thursday, December 1, at 6:30pm or 7:30pm. This coffee and chocolate pairing costs $5 per person and takes place at the Theo Chocolate in Fremont at 3400 Phinney Ave. N.

Pie & Coffee Pairings Continue at High 5 Pie

| November 3, 2011
Do we have your attention? There will be pumpkin pie.
This Saturday from 2pm to 4pm, we invite you to join us at High 5 Pie for a coffee and pie pairing, the third in a series of four. Come experience Caffe Vita coffees with Pumpkin Pie, Sweet Potato Pie, and Cranberry Walnut Pie baked fresh, in-house by talented bakers.
Fruit, cream, or whatever the filling, we bring the beans and brewing method to make the best cup for each slice. In addition, you can take a peek at a new cookbook, Cutie Pies, from High 5 Pie founder Dani Cone.
Saturdays, 2pm to 4pm, at High 5 Pie
November 5 – Pumpkin Pie, Sweet Potato Pie, Cranberry Walnut
December 3 – Apple, Caramel Pecan, Chocolate Cream
High 5 Pie is located at 1400 12th Avenue, Seattle (the corner of 12th and Madison on Capitol Hill).
But wait! There’s one more thing coffee and pie lovers need to know. Tuesdays at High 5 Pie are Twin Peaks Tuesdays. From 7pm to 10 pm on Tuesday nights, watch an episode of Twin Peaks and enjoy pie and coffee specials named after characters in the series. We dare you to order the “Laura Palmer.”

It’s Coffee For the Kids!

| October 24, 2011

During the first week of November, join Caffe Vita in supporting all-ages art and music at The Vera Project with Coffee for the Kids. Caffe Vita will donate 10% of sales to The Vera Project on the following days at each of our six Seattle cafes:

11/1 – Tuesday – Capitol Hill –  1005 E. Pike St.
11/2 – Wednesday – Queen Anne – 813 5th Ave. N
11/3 – Thursday – Pioneer Square – 125 Prefontaine Pl. S.
11/4 – Friday – Fremont – 4301 Fremont Ave. N
11/5 – Saturday – Phinney Ridge – 7402 Greenwood Ave N.
11/6 – Sunday – Seward Park – 5208 Wilson Ave S.

So, drink up — it’s for the kids! Vita <3 Vera.

P.S. Hey, have you checked Vera’s show calendar lately?

TODAY Show at Pike Place Market

| October 20, 2011

This morning, Caffe Vita’s Coffee Specialist, Andy Kent, prepared a traditional caffe latte on live television for TODAY Show hosts Kathie Lee and Hoda at Pike Place Market. Tune in to NBC today at 10:30am PST to watch the episode that was taped this morning. [Update: video now posted above.]

There was a coffee showdown, and Caffe Vita brought home the hardware, winning the coffee taste test with a beautiful, classic drink. Way to go, Andy!