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At Red Bay Coffee, A Pioneering Profit-Sharing Model for All Workers

Rendering of the forthcoming location at The Hive by Gensler Architects<p>Progressive East Bay entrepreneur Keba Konte has enjoyed quite the winning …

Coffee Extraction and How to Taste It

This post will cover some basic extraction theory and the tastes associated with over, under and ideal coffee extractions.<p>Extraction is arguably the …

The Beerspresso: A Hoppy Marriage of Iced Coffee and Beer at Atlanta’s Taproom

The Beerspresso in the wild. All images courtesy of Taproom Coffee & Beer.<p>After months of research and experimentation, Atlanta’s Taproom Coffee & …

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Ciao, Illy

Since it’s the end of the week, or depending on when you’re reading this, it’s the beginning of the week, I thought I’d finish up with some of my …

Seed to Cup to Grill: Coffee Coals Turn Spent Grinds into BBQ Fuel

There’s a new product working its way out onto retail shelves called Coffee Coals, a charcoal briquette made entirely of spent industrial coffee …

This Espresso Machine Is $4,495. It's Amazing.

Crazy about coffee? You're gonna want to invest in a La Marzocco, the best espresso machine on the market.<p>That espresso maker you've seen in all the top coffee shops? It's now made for the home kitchen. Stumptown's Duane Sorenson geeks out:<p>"When I started Stumptown Coffee in 1999, I didn’t even …

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Grounds for complaint: female baristas struggle to change cafe culture

Photograph: Bloomberg via Getty Images<p>Equal pay is an issue in Australia’s hospitality industry.<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/8/19/1439945553557/21b1018f-7afe-43f8-ac0b-4e51a0dc8162-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Bloomberg via Getty Images<p>Equal pay is an …

Coffee Education for the Masses from Blue Bottle’s Michael Phillips

Two-time U.S. barista champion and 2010 world champion Michael Phillips is helping the world brew better coffee through Skillshare, an online video …

Roast Magazine Roaster of the Year

Developed to recognize and inspire excellence in roasting, the <i>Roast Magazine</i> Roaster of the Year competition is now in its 12th year. There are two …

Blue Bottle to End Wholesale

James Freeman, the founder of Blue Bottle Coffee (website | reviews ), announced that the company will be closing its wholesale business. The company …

Portland’s Behind-the-Scenes Roastery Incubator Steps Into the Light

Aspect Coffee Collective. Photo by Howard Bryman.<p>For experienced and aspiring roasters alike, the financial hurdles of acquiring a machine and …

Custom Vision: The Espresso Machines of Melbourne's Specht Design

When you’re setting up a cafe, every aesthetic and functional detail gets taken into consideration, from the floor color and texture (tiles, wood, …

Chew on This: Fat Taste Is a Real Thing in Coffee and Other Edibles

The SCAA Coffee Taster’s Flavor Wheel. Might a revised edition include “fat” or “fatty?”<p>Researchers at Purdue University say they have found evidence …

Why Local Roasters Might Want to Learn Up on the Wacky New Bike Concept Wheelys

Currently making an enormous cannonball splash on the crowdfunding site IndieGoGo is the third iteration of the Wheelys Café tricycle concept, a …

Home - Mazarine Coffee

When we set out to conceive of a new cafe where people have access to the best coffee and light fare, we were entranced by the story of the …

Tim Wendelboe to Host 14-Video Series for ‘Home Baristas’

Benjamin A. Ward photo<p>Influential Norwegian coffee roaster Tim Wendelboe is set to host a 14-part video series on all things coffee.<p>Filmed last …

Two Versus One: The Dual Espresso Machine Bars of San Francisco

Cafés enjoy efficiency as well as spectacle with dual espresso machines<b>BY ASHLEY RODRIGUEZ</b> <b><br>SPECIAL TO BARISTA MAGAZINE</b>I once helped a café owner plan …

Brew with aeropress tips

Why Brew with Aeropress?<p>A device which looks a little strange but creates amazing coffee, the Aeropress makes the perfect coffee always just a few …

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Inaugural International Coffee Day Coming Oct. 1, with Charitable Focus on Farmers

2005 photo by Tim Collins. Creative Commons standard license.<p>Seventy four International Coffee Organization member states and 26 sanctioned coffee …

Restoring An Espresso Machine To The 21st Century

[Rhys Goodwin] has a wonderful Italian espresso machine, a Brasilia ‘Lady’. But the electronics in it are a bit outdated. So he decided to give the …

Promotional Coffee Videos Are Like Works of Art These Days

We’re not shy in the reportage of interesting, engaging videos created by coffee companies. Yes, they tend to be promotional and self-serving in …

Subtly subversive coffee in Tokyo's book district

There’s a spirit of openness in the Tokyo coffee scene at the moment that’s really quite refreshing. Rather than jealously guarding their secrets, …

Coffee, Bikes, and Beer: Bicycle Bars and Cycling Cafes Across America

When asked what coffee, bikes, and beer have in common, Musette Caffe owner Thomas Eleizegui said, “cyclists always need a fix. It’s been in the …

Coffee In a Can From Oskar Blues’ New Roasting Brand, Hotbox Roasters

Longmont, Colo.-based Oskar Blues shocked and in some cases appalled the craft beer establishment some 13 years ago when it introduced craft beer in …

You Have to Hunt for These Secret Drinks at Menotti’s Coffee Stop

Alameda developed a secret menu for two reasons. "[It provides] an added way to engage with some of our clientele that may be looking for a little …

Review: Is a Gorgeous Pour-Over Coffee Maker Worth $500?

Coffee is important. And when you make it in the morning, two elements are key: flavor and simplicity.<p>The Ratio Eight coffee machine makes delicious …

Let’s Not Panic Over the ‘Americans Drinking Less Coffee’ Headlines

2011 photo by Kris Krüg<p>The USDA on Friday released its biannual global coffee market predictions, one of the most in-depth data sets in the global …

Here Are the 2015 World Champions of Coffee

Today saw the final rounds of the 2015 world championships of numerous competition coffee events during the SCAE’s Nordic World of Coffee Event in …

The Best Coffee Shops of the Upper West Side

UPPER WEST SIDE — Over the past four years, 14 new coffee shops have opened in the neighborhood. Some are flagship stores run by larger chains, but …

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