Test Drive

Test Drive: Nest Pour Over Kit by VSSL

We review the VSSL Nest Pour Over Kit, assessing its durability, convenience, and the quality of coffee it produces. BY VASILEIA FANARIOTISENIOR ONLINE CORRESPONDENT Photos courtesy of VSSL and Vasileia Fanarioti Nestled in the wilderness […]


See You There: SCA Expo 2024 Parties & Events

The Specialty Coffee Expo kicks off this week—here are all the goings-on to know about. COMPILED BY SARAH ALLENBARISTA MAGAZINE Feature image courtesy of Specialty Coffee Association There are so many fun and exciting parties […]

Know Your Ingredients

Know Your Sweeteners: Beet Sugar

We explore the differences between beet sugar and sugarcane, and take a look at their environmental impact. BY EMILY JOY MENESESBARISTA MAGAZINE ONLINE Featured photo by Ville Mononen Most of us will add a spoonful […]

USBC 2024

Frank La’s Triumphant USBC Return: Part One

In his second year competing again after a nine-year hiatus, the Los Angeles-based barista became the 2024 U.S. Barista Champion. BY CHRIS RYANBARISTA MAGAZINE ONLINE Featured photo courtesy of Pacific Barista Series When the 2023 […]