We’re super excited to be here at the Gateway to the West—otherwise known as St. Louis, Missouri—for Coffee Fest! There is so much going on in coffee in this part of the country. We appreciate that Coffee Fest made the great decision to book a show here so that Barista Magazine … Read more →
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We can’t wait for Coffee Fest St. Louis May 30–June 1. You’ve probably heard that the city in Missouri is quickly becoming one of the most vibrant new coffee communities in the country, and we can’t wait to see that for ourselves. Check out the recent post we featured about coffeehouses in … Read more →
Ken and I are getting ready for Coffee Fest Seattle, which is Friday through Sunday—we’re stoked! This is always such a fun show, and has come to feel like the kick-off to the coffee/barista competition year. Barista Magazine will be hangin’ at booth #900 on the show floor all weekend, … Read more →
Coffee Fest Seattle is always one of my favorite shows of the year: it always takes place in the fall, and the weather is predictably gorgeous downtown at the convention center. There’s such a great energy among the Northwest cafe owners and baristas that makes this show about community more … Read more →
There are two pieces of cool news in this post, and yes, I’m biased, but I think the best one is that COFFEE FEST IS COMING TO PORTLAND! Hooray! Since the SCAA is landing in Seattle for its 2014 and 2015 shows, Coffee Fest organizers decided to spread the love … Read more →
It’s awfully quiet here in Barista Magazine’s offices today, what with Publisher Ken Olson missing in action. He’s holding down the fort—er, booth—at Coffee Fest Chicago this weekend, giving away tons of magazines, chatting with all the coffee friends who have gathered for the show at Navy Pier, and, as … Read more →
Not that we’re over our giddiness from the World Barista Championship (WBC) in Melbourne, which concluded Sunday with the United States sweeping the World Brewers Cup (Erin McCarthy) and the WBC (Pete Licata), but we’re switching gears now and counting down the days to Coffee Fest Chicago, which is just … Read more →
Gotta give it up for Sarah’s dad, Steve Allen, for once again supplying us with some reportage: Dad just emailed me a link to a pretty cool little video put together by Blue Ribbon Hunter, an online video series featuring a chipper chef who explores such pressing world issues as … Read more →
Just got back to the Barista Mag offices in Portland, Ore., after a wonderful weekend in New York for Coffee Fest. I have to be honest: I wasn’t as excited as I usually am for Coffee Fest: we’ve just been slammed at work lately, putting the finishing touches on our … Read more →
Coffee Fest’s Latte Art Competitions are some of the most fun games around—they’re pretty friendly, low stress, and the prize money is BIG TIME! Check out the bracket below to see who will be playing for the grand prize of $2000 at Coffee Fest New York, March 8–10!