Welcome friends and welcome foes Welcome you fools, and you sages. Welcome you thinkers and you laborers, Men and women, young and old. We gather to taste of that divine nectar, That permeates the air with its fine fragrance, That dances on our tongues like a tango, That sings to […]
In the current New Yorker (April 5, 2010), Adam Gopnik writes about the Le Fooding phenomenon in France (Annals of Gastronomy: No Rules! The new French school of food.) Le Fooding is meant to be a composite of Food and Feeling. Fooding-istas define themselves as folks who reject the old […]
It’s a great time to be a barista. I love transitions. I feel the most alive in them. And coffee culture, to my mind, is evolving right now. Even at premium coffee shops in Seattle, you can pay around $2 for a shot of espresso that will peel the enamel […]
Still buzzing from the caffeine and the high of such a beautiful array of coffees–the first unofficial cupping of 2010 was a success! With a variety of Indonesian coffees and a few excellent Peruvians, a small group gathered in the roastery to schlurp and sip our way through 13 coffees […]
Katie and I will be at the Burke Museum this Saturday 11-2 for a sampling of three of our favorite origins. Come on by if you have time. The wonderful folks at the Museum even made a flier to announce the occasion.
Jennifer Cabala of Q13 Fox News swung by yesterday to geek out with us about coffee tasting. We took in press pot, espresso, and real-deal cupping samples. We had a great time, and we believe we were able to sufficiently caffeinate the Q13 team. Read more about it on the […]