Best of Connecticut 2011 Food and Drink - Connecticut Magazine - September 2011 - www.connecticutmag.com
Molten Java Coffee Roasters
Bethel, (203) 739-0313 (moltenjavaevents.com)
Owner Wendy Cahill roasts high-quality free-trade beans one pound at a time at this kitschy coffeehouse. Plan your visit right and you can get beans that are still warm. Signature varieties include Barnum Blend (named for native son P.T. Barnum) and Mad Hatter (honoring neighboring Danbury). Lattes, espresso, cappuccino, soups, wraps, burritos and vegan chili are also offered. Regulars drop by for the board games, Wi-Fi, live music and open mic night on Thursday.