Barista Jams and Events


#TNTNW at Toast in Seattle Rocks the House

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: Barista Magazine LOVES being a title sponsor—along with Espresso Parts, Craft Coffee, and Baratza—of the TNT Northwest series. This is seriously one of the most active and best organized series of TNTs around, and we have Panda at Espresso Parts to … Read more →


TNT Northwest 2014 Schedule Announced!

We are thrilled to be an official sponsor of the Thursday Night Throwdowns taking place in the Northwest for another year! Big props go to Panda of Espresso Parts for taking the lead hand in organizing these TNTs, which folks in the Northwest have come to look forward to on … Read more →


Arkansas Throws Down!

Editor’s note: Our friends at Onyx Coffee Lab in Fayetteville, Arkansas, contacted us in November for support of their barista jam scheduled for mid-December, and of course we were totally stoked to help however we could! We sent magazines for them to give away to attendees, and some prizes for the … Read more →

Third Rail's reaping for the East Coast with a TNT to raise money for a worthy cause.

Happy Holiday TNTs in the NW, SE, and NE!

For those of you who celebrate Christmas, it kind of means, whether you’re working or not, that it’s a whole holiday week—this year, falling between December 23 and December 27. And even if you don’t celebrate Christmas, you likely enjoy this more relaxed pace, when lots of people are off … Read more →

Steve at the machine.

Happy Movember!

Bee Coffee Roasters in Indianapolis invited local baristas to a throwdown benefiting men’s health—and they wore their mustaches proudly! The baristas were pitted against one another, and given an odd object to pour into. First place went to Barista/Nurse Stephanie Jackson. Barista Jess Johnson of Bee Coffee won second place, … Read more →


Halloween Latte Art Tonight in Portland, Oregon!

We are spooky excited for the Thursday Night Throwdown being held at the American Barista & Coffee School tonight in Portland, Oregon! Who’s coming? Costumes are encouraged, not required. BUT STRONGLY ENCOURAGED!! Come for the friends, come for the free beer, come for the coffee—come for whatever the heck you … Read more →

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