Quit Your Job! Jen St. Hilaire of Scarlet City Coffee Roasting

There's more than one way to start a business. You can straight up just quit your job, and take loans and go for broke—but that's not something we're all in a position to do. There are ways to segue into proprietorship, supporting yourself part-time while you grow a business. We talked to our favorite coffee roaster, Jen St. Hilaire, of Scarlet City Coffee Roasting, who is based in California's East Bay and makes our favorite coffee ever, about how and why she's doing it.

The Awl: Why is your coffee so insanely delicious? I swear, this is the best coffee I've ever had in my [...]