Local Fall Coffee Drink Dupes

Starbuck-esque fall drinks with a local twist

When you think of fall, you probably picture leaves changing color, big comfy sweaters, and pumpkin spice everything. While you could sit in a Starbucks drive-thru for some spiced fall ...

PUG-KIN SPICED LATTES: Where to Get Pup Cups in the Valley

enjoy a pug of coffee with your furry BFF

Whether you just picked your dog up from a bath and nail grinding, or you simply want to espresso your love for your puppy, a sweet treat from a café is something that’ll make any doggy’s day. Wondering where in the Chippewa Valley you can find ...

The Whirlybird is Taking Flight

Chippewa Falls coffee shop will launch iced coffee flights Oct. 15

Coffee flights are a somewhat recent trend for coffee areas to showcase the different coffee drinks they offer – but there are very few places...

SLOW & STEADY: Earl the Turtle, Prized Jewel of Racy D’lenes Coffee Lounge

keepin’ it cool and classy, Earl is the muse of just about every Racy’s patron. We get why.

An OG of downtown Eau Claire, Racy D’lenes Coffee Lounge is arguably best known for its atmosphere, but true regulars are likely to think of Earl first and foremost. Yes, Earl the Turtle, who has resided in the coffee shop since about 2015, is as much a part of Racy’s ...

Best Brews: The Best Local Spots for Coffee, According to V1 Readers

Looking where to grab a cup o’ joe? Check out these top-rated locations

From espresso making to latte art, it takes more skill than meets the eye to brew a good cup of coffee. When it comes to the Chippewa Valley’s best baristas, SHIFT Cyclery & Coffee Bar (615 Graham Ave., Eau Claire) roasted the competition ...

Sip of the Season: 5 Autumnal Brews From Local Coffee Shops

Looking for something nice beyond pumpkin spice? Check out these seasonal brews from 5 local coffee shops

What’s brewing at Kahvi Coffee, a newer Eau Claire coffee shop located at 3830 Talmadge Road?  Pumpkin chai and pumpkin spice lattes! Stick with milk, or substitute oat, almond, or coconut milk ...

A Barista’s Art, Outside of the Cup

Jen Schultz shares her published art through her love of coffee

As the pandemic continues to impact local artists and businesses in Eau Claire, Jen Schultz – a barista and analog collage artist – has found a way to continue both of her passions at SHIFT Cyclery & Coffee Bar ...