On April 14th, in Louisville, Kentucky, Sunergos Coffee will hosting the premiere of Monkey Mocha Fantastique, a latte art competition, and coffee sampling. Seriously, if Barista Nation Portland, and the Specialty Coffee Association of America/US Barista Championship show weren’t happening next week, we would so be there. But if you’re … Read more →
Stumptown Coffee Roasters, which is based here in Portland, Ore., is known for the stunning films it’s had created of source trips through Africa, Central and South America. Trevor Fife, who—along with Autumn Campbell—has created these films, which I consider some of the best and brightest ever to be made … Read more →
Sarah posted this video earlier today on our facebook page, and it seems pretty popular there, so I thought for everyone out there who’s not on the book of faces, you might like to see it too. [youtube h0pgb8BnosI]
“White Material,” a film that was lauded at the Venice Film Festival, the Toronto Film Festival and other fests, has just landed in Portland, so I’m excited. Though the trailer shows that it’s not going to be any kind of feel-good. Maybe that’s why we don’t hear much about coffee … Read more →
Premiered at the Nordic Barista Cup Gala Dinner, September 18, Oslo, Norway … everything you need to know about how to become a world barista champion… seriously. [vimeo 15104279] The craft from Brendan Inkognito on Vimeo.
James Hoffmann’s video diaries have inspired a lot of other coffee videos lately, I think, or perhaps they’ve just inspired me to go looking for other videos. So when you’ve watched all of James’ vids, here are a couple more I really like, and I think you will, too! 2008 … Read more →
[bliptv guwVgY%2BoeJOYWg%2Em4v] One of the hottest and most delicious topics du jour is food carts, and VendrTV makes a practice out of traveling the country to showcase some of the very best ones. This week, the guys at VendrTV found their way to Blue Bottle Coffee’s original kiosk location in … Read more →
Chris Baca and Drew Cattlin of RitRo rolled into Portland the other day (on their way back from Minneapolis, part 2 of their epic USBC road trip) and I got together with them and some other friends — Clara from BTR, Kevin and Billy, and Brent — for some cold … Read more →
It was a bit overcast in Portland today, and we’d finished a bit of wedding planning work, a perfect excuse to see a movie Sarah and I have been waiting for all summer. We loved it. If you’re not easily offended (even if you are, really) you ought to see … Read more →
Ken and I went to see The Simpsons Movie yesterday at the little movie theater up the street from our house, Cinemagic. It was magic alright. We loved that frigging flick. It was worth every bit of the $4 ticket price, and we even got popcorn.