Monthly Archives: October 2013

The top six baristas in the 2013 World Latte Art Championship, which took place in Nice, France. Maybe there will be a U.S. representative in the finals of the 2014 World Latte Art Championship!

U.S. Competition Dates Just Announced

Exciting things going on in the United States coffee community! • THE BIG WESTERN Baristas in the Western and Northwest regions will compete at the Big Western in Los Angeles, Calif., February 21–23. Details on the exact location to come. Curtis to generously host the event, which will also include … Read more →

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A New Barista Champion of Colombia is Crowned!

The VIII National Barista Championship, held during Expoespeciales in Bogota, Colombia, took place Wednesday through Saturday, bringing an esteemed field of 35 of the nation’s top baristas together to compete for the title of Barista Champion of Colombia. Nicolás Rico, from Amor Perfecto, won using a coffee from La Falda … Read more →

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The Barista as John Henry

The alternate title for this post could be “Welcome our Robot Overlords” or perhaps, “Resistance is Futile.” The robots are coming after all, just like the steam-powered shovel came for John Henry. In the end it didn’t matter that John Henry could drive steel so well that he did in … Read more →

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