Diedrich Coffee Inc.

  • Dining

    April 17, 2014

    Menu of Menus® 2014

    Lots of food and lots of fans.

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2014

    Openings & Closings: Dirk's Coffee Ceases to Brew After 15 Years In Business

    It's always sad to see a long-standing restaurant shutter, but, after 15 years, Dirk's Coffee, formerly Diedrich Coffee, has decided to close its doors. The coffee shop on Montrose Boulevard closed on Tuesday, April 8, according to Eater. Back in 2012, Katharine Shilcutt ranked the Mayan Mocha at Di ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 24, 2011

    Where to Get Your Caffeine Fix

    The Top Ten Coffeehouses in Houston

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2011

    The Top 10 Coffee Houses in Houston

    Photo by Gary R. WiseGreenway Coffee, one of Houston's leading coffee houses.​Last week's First Look at Black Hole Cafe prompted some interesting discussions in the comments section, namely a lively debate about the merits of weighing a just-opened coffee house against other, more established ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2010

    Local Spotlight: Katz Coffee

    ​WHAT: Coffee with a conscience, roasted right here in Houston. When Avi Katz graduated from the University of Houston's well regarded Hotel and Restaurant Management program, he had no idea what he wanted to do -- but he did know that he didn't want to move back to New York. So he took a job ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2010

    Searching for the Perfect Muffin

    The muffins at Stone Mill Bakers.​We were getting a little tired of mediocrity, okay? We'd been in Houston six months and still hadn't found a muffin that did any better than a B-minus, or maybe a B, depending on how poorly the other idiot pupils graded on the curve. Sure, there are great br ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2009

    Making Change on Montrose

    The intersection of Montrose and Westheimer is nothing if not mutable.  From being a sleepy residential neighborhood in the 1920s to the 40s to a run-down hangout for drug addicts and rough types in the 1970s and early 80s to a haven for LGBT community in the late 80s and throughout the 90s to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2007

    Found...and Now We’re Lost

    I found this flyer this morning at Diedrich Coffee on Montrose. Is this some sort of viral marketing campaign or someone with a serious eye problem who's really into prayer? Maybe this guy is just terrified of having a bad haircut or rocking the pirate look. Hit up the comments if you've got any inf ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 30, 2005
  • Dining

    August 29, 2002

    Bean Town

    Will Houston ever reach a caffeine overdose?

  • Dining

    November 1, 2001

    Cafe sans Society

    Café Compliqé welcomes diners from every walk of life

  • Music

    September 7, 2000

    Workshop City

    The streets are alive with the sound of... white noise

  • Music

    August 31, 2000

    Sure Shots

    Composed of three country-folk converts, the six-month-old Tequila Cowboys are already a scene fave

  • News

    May 6, 1999

    La Dolce Vita

    I was young, espresso was exotic, and Dolce and Freddo was the only game in town