Meal Ticket round two – “Keeping Tabs on Brew/Ultimo Coffee”

Drew Lazor over at Meal Ticket is flattering us with his attention once more.  Thanks so much for everyones encouraging response.  We look forward to opening soon. We told you about Brew, the combination beer and coffee shop from South Philly Taproom owner John Longacre, beer dude Joe Bedia and uberbarista Aaron Ultimo, earlier this … Continue reading

Face lift

The windows should match the garage door well.  It’s starting to look sexy.

Our first bit of press

We’ve had a bit of pre-open press from the Philadelphia City Paper’s Meal Ticket.  Hopefully the first of many. Back in July, I mentioned a concept tentatively called “Bierista” in Feeding Frenzy: South Philly Taproom’s John Longacre and Joe Bedia are saying fall for Bierista — a 1,200-square-foot coffee shop and beer takeout that looks … Continue reading

Crawling along

It’s cold today in Philadelphia.  So I figured it was a great time to hop on my bike and see how we were faring down at 1900 south 15th St., a little place we like to call Ultimo Coffee, though it will probably be more readily known as Brew.  No matter, it’s a place that … Continue reading


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