I’ve always loved the lilt in Geoff Watts’ voice. I think it comes from the slight smile he’s always wearing, even as he speaks, as if he can’t contain his excitement about what he’s telling you, which inevitably has something to do with the love of his life: coffee. So … Read more →
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Reason #38,965 why I love coffee people: They do stuff like build Lego models of espresso machines. I was recently in the sunny San Francisco Bay Area for a family visit and also a chance to catch up with some of my old coffee pals; Stephen Vick, who buys coffee … Read more →
By Jeremy Martin Son of a textile merchant and namesake of San Francisco, Saint Francis of Assisi dedicated his life to charitable works and to fighting poverty in his homeland and abroad. So it should come as no surprise that a Bay Area start-up textile retailer should take the name of … Read more →
The Department of Brewology is crafting some amazing handmade prints celebrating different brewing techniques Deep in the heart of Texas, David Salinas, an illustrator, longtime barista, and one of the founders of Coffer Cold Brew Coffee, is brewing up something creative, beautiful and even educational. He’s been busy using his … Read more →
I couldn’t be more inspired by the innovative and uber creative means by which the best artists and thinkers of our generation are going about putting their work out into the world. The Lightning Records and the Lightning 20 Artist Series are prime examples of this: In January, musician Seth … Read more →
UPDATED I’m a huge fan of Caféotheque, one of the seminal specialty-coffee companies in Paris, France. Not only is it a lovely space where beautifully roasted coffees are served and sold by the bag, but it was truly the first great forward thinking cafe in the city of lights. I … Read more →
It’s unbelievable the way people create art from coffee—and we’re hardly just talking about the brew. I just learned about LAMPADA, which is an Etsy shop owned by Vilma Silveria Farrell of New York City.Originally from Brazil, Vilma worked as a journalist and an artist in her home country before … Read more →