Blue Bottle Coffee, the acclaimed American coffee chain, is set to open its first Kyushu location in Tenjin, Fukuoka City, on February 9th. In anticipation, a special preview event took place on February 7th. Founded in Oakland, California, this distinguished coffee brand is renowned for its refined aroma and sharp flavor. The opening in Kego Shrine marks its 25th Japanese outlet, celebrating a history of unique interactions, notably through coffee truck pop-ups. Characterized by its minimalist white decor and the iconic blue bottle emblem, Blue Bottle boasts over 100 stores worldwide. It has gained significant popularity among Tokyo’s youth for its affordability. The new Tenjin Café, partnering with a beloved bakery from Itoshima, seeks to enhance cultural ties between sister cities Fukuoka and Oakland. It aims to introduce the coffee culture to a wider audience, thereby enriching the coffee experience from Fukuoka with a fresh perspective. Source: Blue Bottle Coffee
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