Specialty coffee is growing in Korea like nowhere else, and at the top of the game is the beloved SoCal company, Klatch Coffee, which recently opened its first coffeehouse in Seoul. Working with La Marzocco’s Korea branch, Klatch Korea hosted a totally awesome Latte Art Throwdown to kick off the … Read more →
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Among the many competitions taking place here in Seoul during the Cafe Show is the Angels in Us Barista World Grand Prix, a strange and fascinating contest that puts international baristas as well as some talented Korean baristas on the stage. The Angels in Us competition has actually existed in … Read more →
I really like Seoul so far, even though I haven’t seen all that much of it yet. The people are friendly and so excited to have visitors, and the innovations I’ve seen on the floor of the Cafe Show—one of the biggest coffee shows in the world with 100,000 attendees—have … Read more →
The World Coffee Leaders Forum in Seoul, South Korea, kicks off today, bringing together an esteemed panel of speakers to address current topics facing the specialty coffee industry. Speakers include reigning World Barista Champion Pete Licata, Intelligentsia Coffee buyer Geoff Watts, Specialty Coffee Association of Europe executive director David Veal, … Read more →