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Sarah

Sarah

Sarah Allen is co-founder and editor of Barista Magazine, the international trade magazine for coffee professionals. A passionate advocate for baristas, quality, and the coffee community, Sarah has traveled widely to research stories, interact with readers, and present on a variety of topics affecting specialty coffee. She also loves animals, swimming, ice cream, and living in Portland, Oregon.

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Hilarious Coffee Ad Spoof by Cuvee

I was chilling with Mike McKim—head honcho of Cuvee Coffee in Austin, Texas—today at La Marzocco’s Out of the Box kick off party tonight in Milan when he told me about this ad he and his gang made. It’s HILARIOUS. It’s worth every second of the 1 minute and 45 … Read more →

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Knock-down, Drag-out, Aussie style!

Our friends at Single Origin Roasters are hosting a totally cool Barista Throwdown with La Marzocco on November 8 in Sydney, Australia. Seriously, I wanna buy a plane ticket. We’ll be there in spirit however, with a prize for the winner, though a one-year subscription to Barista Mag might pale in … Read more →

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Toby’s To Open Manhattan Café on Monday

Congratulations are in order to our friends at Toby’s Estate in New York (which we recently featured here on the blog for the totally cool Panama project they did with some staffers) who are set to open a new cafe on Monday in Manhattan! Here’s the skinny: “Located in the … Read more →

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This is What Small Business is All About

I love this video that my friend David at Tony’s Coffee just shared with me. First of all, it totally makes me want to move to Bellingham. But seriously, it reminds me why we dedicate our lives to specialty coffee, whether it’s roast small batches of beautiful coffees or self … Read more →

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Meet the Champions at HOST!

When I was 10, I wrote into Tiger Beat Magazine for the chance to win a phone call from Kirk Cameron, and I won. Ohmygodohmygodohmygod I was so excited. I was so nervous! When he finally called, on a break from the show he starred in, which was my total … Read more →

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Latte Art Competition Prep & Workshop

Ken and I are out the door to Coffee Fest Seattle today—the big event begins tomorrow! Each of the three days of the show, October 4, 5, and 6, will start with the Latte Art Championship on the beautiful skybridge of the Washington State Convention Center. Barista Magazine is thrilled … Read more →

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We’re Rockin’ Rhode Island

I’ve only been to MANE once before, and the feeling I have now is one I remember from when I attended in 2010: This is really amazing; I have to come back next year. And yeah, I’m going to do everything I can to return to Providence, Rhode Island, for … Read more →

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