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Coffee

Coffee Long Boards are HOT

There’s a lot going on that’s cool concerning coffee in Coeur   d’Alene, Idaho, especially considering the size of the city. I’ve gotten to know some great baristas from Dave Patterson’s cafe, Java, and of […]

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Gear

Get in Hot Water

This story just makes me even sadder that I wasn’t able to attend the WBC in London. The competition sounded awesome, but at least I had a chance to catch some of it online. But […]

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Gear

La Marzocco iPhone App

Check it ”La Marzocco’s new iPhone app is FUN! This 100% free app offers info about La Marzocco’s distributors around the world, La Marzocco equipment, news, new technology, and of course, gives access to the […]

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Gear

DIY, coffee friends!

In the vein of not taking oneself too seriously, here’s a project any coffee and/or gadget nerd will enjoy… because I’m betting you often find yourself in the position of wanting to watch, say, “Gossip […]

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Barista Gear

Get Your Geek On

Last week, I went to the American Barista & Coffee School here in Portland, Ore., to see a presentation done by Vince Fedele of the George Howell Coffee Company (GHCC), about ExtractMoJo, a brewing control […]

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Barista Gear

Coffee t-shirts… literally.

One thing those of us in the specialty coffee industry both love and are never in short supply of are coffee t-shirts. I attribute this to the fact that coffee folks tend to be creative […]

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Barista Gear

Wild Tamper Story

I love it when people email me with cool, one-of-a-kind stories about something strange and wonderful they did to enhance their experience as a coffee pro. This one’s from Brian Franklin of DoubleShot Coffee Company […]