Hey there, out there in the internets. I feel like a loser because I haven’t posted since Monday. When Ken and I started this blog, we vowed to post all the time, and seriously, we do a lot. But we’ve been preoccupied with something besides coffee and Barista Magazine lately: … Read more →
Loads of people took me up on my offer for free passes to Coffee Fest Seattle — I’ve probably mailed between 40 and 50 passes out so far! It makes me so excited for the show, which I think is the best retailer show in the country because it’s cheap, … Read more →
Barista Magazine is delighted to have 2007 World Barista Champion James Hoffmann on the cover of our October/November issue! James and his partner, Anette Moldvaer (who shot the awesome cover photo, by the way) have become good friends of Ken’s and mine, so it was especially fun for us to … Read more →
This is Spacey the kat. i blog now. I am sellin Burista Megazine tshirtz now. They cost $twenty dollars and they are SO fly. They got a fat kat like ME on em. Buy em on Burista Megazine’s website or at Cuffee Fest Seettle, November 9-11, when my mum and … Read more →
Spacey the cat says we have been doing a piss-poor job updating the blog on a regular basis (sorry dude — we’re kinda spent from Sweden and the magazine)… So, being the resourceful kitty that he is, Spacey took over this morning. .
My good friend Clara Seasholtz just returned from a trip to Rwanda to manage the Bikes to Rwanda project she oversees. This project, the brainchild of Big D at Stumptown, is designed to provide bikes to coffee farmers in Rwanda to make getting cherries to the washing stations more efficient, … Read more →
Baca got married recently! and Steve Ford got married last night! congrats!
This is what happens when you take two boys from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, drop them in Gothenburg, Sweden, during one of the most creative barista competition events in the world, work them like crazy as volunteers to make the event go smoothly, and then comp their drinks at the final party, … Read more →
Hey guys, In addition to Sarah and my written and photographic coverage of the Nordic Barista Cup in Sweden this past weekend, there was a professional video crew on site to create videos withe Sarah playing the host throughout the event. Check them out here: http://nordicbaristacup.com/index2.php?menuid=142&parent=9
Ken and I made it safely back to Portland yesterday (Monday). He spent most of the day catching up on his Washington Huskies football games, while I played with the dog at the park and then totally crashed out. We really had a wonderful time with our friends in Sweden … Read more →