FROM Michael Phillips
How Big is Too Big for Artisanal Coffee Chains? Michael Phillips is one of the founders of Handsome Coffee Roasters , a Downtown LA coffee outfit that was recently purchased by Oakland based Blue Bottle Coffee . Phillips, who is now part of the Blue Bottle team, joins us to speak to the challenges of big versus small coffee and the future of boutique coffee in America.
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