This Is the $28 Philly T-Shirt Todd Carmichael Wore Around the World

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Todd Carmichael filming Dangerous Grounds in Madagascar. | Photo via Travel Channel.

Everyone has a favorite item of clothing. It’s like a security blanket or, at the very least, a no-brainer, throw-on-and-go option. These are the clothes we grab when we have two minutes to get out the door, the ones in the heaviest rotation, the pieces that are soft and worn in and maybe just a bit faded. For Duchess Kate, it’s her LK Bennett nude pumps. For Jennifer Aniston, it’s a pink triangle bikini.

For Todd Carmichael, La Colombe founder and star of Travel Channel’s Dangerous Grounds, it’s a red Duke & Winston Philly t-shirt.

See it—again and again—here.

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Todd Carmichael’s Dangerous Grounds Returns Tonight

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Season two of Dangerous Grounds premieres tonight. The show, which stars La Colombe’s Todd Carmichael, focuses on the adventurer and business owner’s trips to the far corners of the world in order to source coffee direct from the source.

Dangerous Grounds is on the Travel Channel and is shown every Tuesday at 9 p.m. In tonight’s episode, Carmichael heads to Mexico to find a coffee suitable for chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten.

Viewing party at Frankford Hall tonight » 

Todd Carmichael’s Dangerous Grounds Is Renewed

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La Colombe’s Todd Carmichael’s Dangerous Grounds TV show on the Travel Channel has been renewed for a second season of eight episodes. The show, which has become a weekend morning ritual at the palatial Foobooz estate (mug of single estate coffee in hand), follows Carmichael around the world as he tracks down rare coffees in some of the world’s most dangerous places.

If you prefer to watch Dangerous Grounds in primetime, we suggest coupling it with this Dangerous Grounds drinking game.

Dangerous Grounds [Travel Channel]
La Colombe [Official Site]

LaColombe Opens on Penn Square

LaColombe Torrefaction has opened today across from City Hall in the base of the Residences at Ritz Carlton. The store is Todd Carmichael’s fourth and second in Philadelphia.

Let us know how it compares to the original at 19th and Walnut.

La Colombe Torrefaction [Official Site]