Ocean, N.J. (January 19, 2015) – The Rook Coffee team is excited and honored to announce that Rook Coffee was named one of “24 U.S. Coffee Shops To Visit Before You Die,” in an article written by BuzzFeed senior editor and contributing writer Arianna Rebolini.
On January 2, Rebolini posted in BuzzFeed Community, asking members to comment with their favorite independent coffee shops across the country. The BuzzFeed community responded with close to 100 comments, recommending their choice location for the best cup of coffee. A couple weeks later, on January 16, Rebolini compiled the top 24 contenders, including several photos per location, and a comment from community members that merited to each shop’s placement. With shares on BuzzFeed, Facebook, Twitter, the article was trending over the weekend, nearing 250 thousand views.
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