Thursday Night Throwdown

TNT Northwest Celebrates 2-Year Anniversary

Editor’s note: Barista Magazine is uber proud to be a title sponsor of the TNT Northwest Series, which has hosted Thursday Night Throwdowns once a month for the past two years! In fact, that two-year […]


Joe Roasts!

After 10 years of  operating as one of the most beloved coffee retailers in New York City (and recently, branching out into Pennsylvania), the family-owned Joe Coffee is now officially a roaster, as well. Beginning […]


Catching Up with Coava Coffee Roasters

I have such fond memories of that sunny, fun-filled week in Portland in 2012 when the Specialty Coffee Association of America hosted its annual conference here, which resulted in the most popular SCAA of all […]


Office Coffee Doesn’t Have to Suck

Back before I was writing about coffee, I was a staff writer for The Oregonian newspaper in downtown Portland. Three times a day ”seriously, three times a day ”my co-worker pals and I would leave […]