James Davalos, manager of ChocXO in Lake Forest and winner of ietnt round 4 at Lift, one of three judges for the night.

Inland Empire TNT Celebrates SoCal Coffee

As one of the very strongest independent guilds/clubs our specialty coffee industry can boast, the Inland Empire TNT group throw another one of their now-famous events last Thursday at Dripp Coffee Bar in China Hills, Calif. Photographer Andrew Oliveros, who is kind enough to share these great photos here on Barista Magazine’s … Read more →

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Saturday Series: The Rialta Coffee Tour, Part 17

The Ultimate Coffee Road Trip Across the United States. This week: Springfield, Missouri Editor’s note: We began publishing reports from Don Niemyer about the cafes he visited on his cross-country coffee tour back in the summer of 2013, and we’ve loved following his journey, learning about amazing coffeehouses out there in the … Read more →

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ChefSteps Launches Online Course on Brewing Better Coffee

By Jon Shadel SPECIAL TO BARISTA MAGAZINE Let’s start by pointing out something obvious: Brewing great coffee is serious business. Yet reducing a morning cup of joe to its most basic elements leaves just two ingredients: beans and water. Simple enough, right? Don’t be fooled! As the chatty barista at … Read more →

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Northwest Cup Tasters League Event on Thursday

Hey, all y’all cup tasters out there: Are you ready to taste some coffees? And do you happen to be within driving distance to Seattle? If you answered yes and yes, then you’ve got an awesome night in store for you tomorrow — Thursday — at El Diablo Coffee Co., … Read more →

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New Records Set in Brazil Naturals COE

This just in from the Cup of Excellence competition that concluded in Brazil on January 23: New records set! The first-place coffee at the recent Brazil Naturals Cup of Excellence (COE) competition set a new record high with a 95.18 score. Grown on a five-hectare farm located in Cristina, Mantiqueria … Read more →

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