Hey kids, we know you may be scrounging for a last minute gift, or put it off, or wanted to find *just* the right thing. Well, we’d like to help. This Saturday, December 20th, is your opportunity to stop by the roastery in Pittsburgh -where all the magic happens- and browse our brewers, grinders, soft Continue Reading »
Happy holidays! Our Holiday Brew Kits are ready to bring warmth and happiness to all. We’ve got a new page set up under the “Shop” tab in the menu that gives you the details of each gift set for your tea and coffee loving family friends. Click here for the goods!
Beginners Set: hand ground coffee! What else to say? $65
Most esteemed Commonplace-er’s, you’re invited to join us for small business Saturday! Check out the details for each location below… Continue reading
Last week, as summer fought off it’s slow demise into winter, Christian Shaknaitis practiced his rare art of hand lettering on a sunny November day. We enjoy the vintage look in our spaces and materials, and his work seemed to be the perfect fit for a new paint job on Voluto’s spacious glass storefront. And so it was! He’s been awesome to work with, and we highly recommend him if you’re considering new signage.
Here’s a progression of his work at Voluto. You can follow him out on Facebook and Instagram to see his current work. Thanks Christian!.
Short notice event opportunity! Frank is doing a coffee tasting at the Pittsburgh warehouse tomorrow morning; cupping begins at 10am. There’s no charge, you get to hang out behind the scenes of operations, and you can check out the roastery. What’s not to love? Let us know if you’re coming in the comments. Here’s the address: Continue Reading »
We’ve been working at this coffee thing for quite some time; it’s always refreshing to have an experience of coffee -outside ourselves- to have a window through which to reflect. A Film About Coffee provides just that. Continue reading
Frank, barista and trainer extraordinaire here at our own Commonplace, will be hosting a basic barista training at Commonplace Voluto on Sunday, November 2nd from 6-8pm. Continue reading
Gluten Free, Vegan Baked Goods in Pittsburgh!
We’ve partnered up with the Gluten Free Goat bakery in Pittsburgh to offer y’all the finest GF and vegan treats in the ‘burgh. Jeanette’s kitchen never sees any wheat flour pass over the threshold, so you Continue reading
I am very sad to have to announce that Megan Drew is taking another job. Megan has been such a huge benefit to the Commonplace. Andre Chubb brought her into the family talking about her pies, other baked goods, her ability to make stellar drinks but also who she is. We have benefitted so much Continue Reading »