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A Calgary barista has clinched third in an international competition that pits coffee experts against each other.
Ben Put, one of the three founders …Baristas
Almost from the time the company was founded, Bonavita has made it clear they want to hear from baristas -- both home and "professional" -- about …Coffee
In his 35-year career as a master black-and-white printer, Chuck Kelton has held some of the most important negatives in history: from Ansel Adams’s “Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico” to Alfred Eisenstaedt’s “V-J Day in Times Square.” So it makes sense that when he is in his darkroom with his …Photographers
In this first look's preamble, I gave a bit of history on La Marzocco and their efforts for the home market. It's important to note the famed La …
Of the roughly 200 buildings that once stood on the 1,300-acre campus of Eastman Kodak’s business park in Rochester, 80 have been demolished and 59 others sold off. Terry Taber, bespectacled, 60, and a loyal Kodak employee of 34 years, still works in one of the remaining Kodak structures, rubble …Kodak
Every recipe published in The New York Times comes with three components: an introduction to the food; the instructions on how to make it; and a photograph of the dish itself. I spend a great deal of time on the first two briefs. Andrew Scrivani is often responsible for the third.
I can make a lot …Food Photography
For the most part, I'm a coffee purist: black, no milk, no sugar. I appreciate a variety of preparation methods, but espresso is my favorite. By design, the interplay of pressure and heat extracts coffee's very best elements: its true essence.
So when I see one little shot of espresso drowning in a …Food
The man who invented the K-Cup coffee pod almost 20 years ago says he regrets doing so, and he can't understand the popularity of the products that …Sylvan
The Bukonzo Joint Cooperative Union, whose women-centered value chain development framework has proven successful in Western Uganda and beyond for …
The skinny wooden table is laid with clusters of glasses, each one numbered. After 30 minutes of mute tasting punctuated by slurping, the …
Leica is collaborating with Lenny Kravitz to create a special edition camera. Kravitz made his name in the music industry, and has since transferred …
Okay, New Starbucks Palace on Pike Street, What the Hell Are You? by Angela GarbesThere was probably a time when Starbucks did things small. That …
It has taken just a handful of enthusiasts and a couple of years to change the habits of coffee drinkers in Macau.
Once they could find happiness in a …Coffee Beans
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Mass-brand coffee remains the dominant coffee in the U.S., even in this era of gourmet coffee. And that's okay
One June morning years ago, during a cross-country bike trip, my brothers, a couple of friends, and I sat in a diner in Sandpoint, Idaho, waiting for a drizzle to pass, eating eggs and …Food
Flickr is rolling out a new feature called Camera Roll that’s designed to make it even easier for users to browse, edit, and organize their photos. …Flickr
“You’re crazy,” a senior manager at a major camera company told me today. We were talking at CP+, Japan’s biggest photo event, and I’d just shown him the camera gear that I was using for the day's coverage. It all used film — not a digital sensor in sight.
If this were my first day at CP+, and if …Cameras
Eight Sexy Valentine's Day Cocktails: Various spirit concoctions perfect for a day of love and spice
While making no promises about love potions or secret tonics, what we can guarantee is the quality of taste in the following eight drinks. Made with care and concern, they exemplify many ideals surrounding the holiday of love: spice, smoke and flavor. Whether you prefer a vodka or rum, or venture …
VANCOUVER — The first thing coffee entrepreneur Barney McKenzie does is introduce Norm.
Norm, it turns out, is a six-foot 16-year-old potted coffee …
Studio Visit: Photographer Jill Greenberg: Inside the workspace of the celebrated artist, whose upcoming gallery showcase blurs painting and photography
On the fifth floor of a joint residential/workspace building in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood, photographer Jill Greenberg set up shop back in 1997. While she would leave in 2000 for the West Coast, 12 years later she returned and the studio itself has had a resounding impact on her latest …Photographers
Expanded Thoughts on Coffee
as an Affordable Luxury
I tweeted today something that seemed to become a popular retweet:
“Let’s put something in …
If you are a coffee lover, you’re probably already well aware of the online coffee courses offered by Seattle’s ChefSteps. That is, unless you’ve …Coffee
A big trend in fancy bars is barrel aging premium cocktails; a trend started at Clyde Common in Portland. It brings new dimensions to a cocktail, but …
Sony’s QX lens cameras, which wirelessly and physically attach to your smartphone, didn’t turn out to be all that great — performance was painfully slow, and at their price and size you might as well just carry a decent Wi-Fi-equipped compact camera. But Olympus seems to think there’s the germ of a …Cameras