Portland Café Guide: Part One

Here are four great shops to start your exploration of Portland’s specialty-coffee scene: Prince Coffee, Deadstock Coffee, Portland Cà Phê, and FUTURA. BY EMILY JOY MENESES BARISTA MAGAZINE ONLINE Cover photo by everett mcintire via […]

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Non-Coffee Beverages

Unsweetened Chai Offers New Possibilities for Cafés

Customize orders to customers’ tastes and expand your menu with multiple chai drink recipes. BY SARAH ALLENBARISTA MAGAZINE Photos courtesy of Oregon ChaiBRANDED CONTENT Sasha Robinson is a barista—and a diabetic. Before she was diagnosed, […]

Know Your Ingredients

Know Your Ingredients: Pistachio 

Pistachio has roots in Central Asia and the Middle East but is becoming a café favorite in the Western specialty-coffee world. BY EMILY JOY MENESES BARISTA MAGAZINE ONLINE Cover photo courtesy of Theo Crazzolara via […]

How to Host a Killer Throwdown

Throwdowns and other competitions can be a great way to build camaraderie and community. We have some tips to help you put on a great one! By Justin ShepherdIllustration by Ashley Elander Strandquist “HEY BROTHER!” The […]