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oh… right, that barista jam thing

I’ve been expecting something exciting and interesting to happen soon at the shop. Something Barista Mag Blog worthy… I’m not sure it’s gonna happen. Then I remembered that we had that barista jam with Metropolis Coffee like, 3 months ago. This was something we had been discussing with Tony and … Read more →

The Tone & Sonja Show

Our friends Tone Liavaag (Solberg & Hansen in Norway) and Sonja Grant (Kaffitar in Iceland) couldn’t make it to the States for Ken’s and my wedding. Bummer! But they did the very next best thing: they shot a video for us during the Nordic Barista Cup in Sweden. David Latourell … Read more →

Baca in P-town

Chris Baca is in town this weekend, and last night, Kevin Fuller (Albina Press) and I went out with him, his lovely wife, Jenny, and their friends in tow. It was a blast! Here’s Baca and Jenny — she’s a beauty! My camera malfunctions don’t do her justice. She’s a … Read more →

Back to Reality…

So Sarah and I had a great wedding, as you can see from her post below. And in an unheard of turn of events we even went for four whole days following it without turning on our computers, reading the news or even checking our email. Ignorance as they say … Read more →

We Done Got Hitched

I never thought Ken and I would go this long without posting to pasteboard, but see, we have a great excuse: we got married last Friday! For those of you who don’t know, Ken and I got engaged exactly one month after we decided to start Barista Magazine. So you … Read more →

Best Wishes

I’m getting excited on behalf of Ken and Sarah for the impending wedding which is only days away! So this is me wishing you guys all the best for your wedding day, lots of love, beer, dancing and coffee with your family, friends and pets! From a gal half way around … Read more →

Black Week

This week Tim Wendelboe (world barista and world cup tasting champion) launches his new crops at his roastery in Olso, Norway. Besides featuring some really amazing coffees he’ll also do something most coffee shops would be scared of even considering: No milk drinks the entire week! Yup, you’ll not be … Read more →

You Can Call Me Al!

Congratulations to Vice President Al Gore for winning the Nobel Peace Prize this morning! In the last year, Gore has won an Emmy, an Oscar and now a Nobel Prize! Not bad. Of course he also won the popular vote for President in 2000 in something we like to call … Read more →

Sorry.

Hey there, out there in the internets. I feel like a loser because I haven’t posted since Monday. When Ken and I started this blog, we vowed to post all the time, and seriously, we do a lot. But we’ve been preoccupied with something besides coffee and Barista Magazine lately: … Read more →

Getting excited…

Loads of people took me up on my offer for free passes to Coffee Fest Seattle — I’ve probably mailed between 40 and 50 passes out so far! It makes me so excited for the show, which I think is the best retailer show in the country because it’s cheap, … Read more →

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