Month: September 2007
Throwdown Madness in… Sweden?
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 […]
Videos are up: Stay Classy, NBC
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 […]
Home Sweet Home
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 […]
SWEDEN WINS! SWEDEN WINS!
It’s been a tremendous three days at the Nordic Barista Cup, and at the end of it, Team Sweden won a hard-fought crown, ending Norway’s streak of two wins in a row. It’s Team Sweden’s […]
The Day Rolls Along…
Some of the scenes from today’s event… . . . . . . . .
Best Café Concept: Finland!
A professional marketing and design consultant evaluated all five cafés and has determined that Finland’s was the best! He said they were friendly but not annoying, the design was lovely but not overwhelming, and their […]
Our Friends: The Volunteers
You know the saying, “without (blank), none of this would have been possible”? Well, in the case of the Nordic Barista Cup volunteers, it’s really true. It’s unbelievable how hard they have been working, the […]
Open for Business!
The Swedes are crazy for the Nordic Barista Cup! Thanks to a lot of sunshine, the people of Gothenburg are out and about on this lovely Saturday afternoon, and they’re coming in droves to see […]
Good Morning, NBC Day 3!
It’s hard to believe we are almost to the end of the event! But as tradition dictates, the final day of the Nordic Barista Cup 2007 will be the most exciting one yet. This morning, […]