April 2010 Blog Posts (12)

Victrola, Whidbey Coffee poised for growth after hiring controller with deep roots in Seattle coffee

I learned a lot reporting this blog post on Jerry Kaloper.

Added by Melissa Allison on April 29, 2010 at 1:39pm — No Comments

dont think about coffee, when you been a drinkin



coffee man ( thanks willie, kris, waylon and j.r.)

I was a barista

with my finger i did slide

with two towels by my side

many a coffee and hot beverages were made

many a folks said…

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Added by kirk knipmeyer on April 18, 2010 at 1:30am — No Comments

day 1



It was cold outside this morning, and I didn't approve.Had it been hot in the N.O. I would have been okay with it. Whatever, the morning is starting of the right way. A banana , cigarettes and Some Rawandan from Bardorf and Bronson. Allright, let's get started.One of my roomates here at the Locust House , Jonathan Meadows of White Rock Coffee in, dallas tx. along with Lorenzo Prekins of Cafe Medici in Austin are here…

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Added by kirk knipmeyer on April 16, 2010 at 6:37pm — No Comments

whoooaaa Anaheim

What up y'all (where yat) to all my SNOBS. So Bob Arcenaux and I have made it to anaheim, ( it looks like houston, which looks like dallas, which looks like Metarie( sorry Baby) , the only differnce is it's got hills. I wasn't that scared on the flight which is awesome because i'm not a fan of flying . Next year in houston will be great. not a bad drive .

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I know I shouldn't be as starstruck as I am, but seeing some of the biggest names in the game: Lem Butler , Gwilym…

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Added by kirk knipmeyer on April 15, 2010 at 7:38pm — No Comments

On Our Way to SCAA

Staff at Coffee Kids are busy prepping for the upcoming Specialty Coffee Association of America’s (SCAA) Expo in Anaheim, CA, April 15-18. If you’re planning to attend, visit us at booth #2157 in the expo hall. We’ll have our new t-shirts on display ready to take orders.


For all baristas, the Barista Exchange Traveling Darth Vader will be at our booth. If you'd like to have Darth Vader pay a visit to your shop, let us know and you can take him…
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Added by Coffee Kids on April 13, 2010 at 9:30am — No Comments

Flavio Urizzi- Wishing him well for a full recovery

Over the weekend I heard that CMA (Astoria/San Marino/Argenta) Sales Manager Flavio Urizzi suffered chest pains while he was in Ireland as a sponsor/judge for the Irish barista championships. He had to undergo some surgical treatment but is now resting comfortably and will fly back to Italy today or tomorrow. Flavio has always been a great ambassador for coffee and of course for Italian Espresso machines. I was looking forward to seeing him at the FHA in Singapore, although he now wont be there… Continue

Added by Alun Evans on April 11, 2010 at 6:21pm — 1 Comment

Cupping Updates!

I could post all of them here, but it's just easier to post the link to the blog.

Some top tier Ethiopians, wet and dry processed. Some Burundis and some cocoas for a little change of pace. Also a rant about people that don't care about where a coffee comes from. :)

http://thatcoffeeguy.wordpress.com

-bry

Added by Bryan Wray on April 11, 2010 at 1:55pm — No Comments

Visit Coffee Kids at SCAA

Staff at Coffee Kids are busy prepping for the upcoming Specialty Coffee Association of America’s (SCAA) Expo in Anaheim, CA, April 15-18. If you’re planning to attend, visit us at booth #2157 in the expo hall. We’ll have our new t-shirts on display ready to take orders.


Coffee Kids prizes We’ll also be selling tickets for the Coffee Kids Benefit drawing. There are three great prizes, including Behmor Roasters, a Mypressi Handheld Espresso Machine from Visions Espresso,…
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Added by Coffee Kids on April 7, 2010 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Fresh Cup's April issue is now available

FEATURES

IT'S NOT EASY SOURCING GREEN: Coffee pros work toward origin improvements by Chris Ryan

MOVE 'EM OR LOSE 'EM: How to design a shop with fantastic flow

by Dan Leif

APHRO-TEA-SIACS: Exploring the sexy side of infusions

by Steven Krolak

ARABIAN BLIGHTS: Morocco's…

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Added by Fresh Cup Magazine on April 2, 2010 at 9:00am — No Comments

Angel Falls Coffee in Akron, OH

Background: Founded by native Venezuelan and master coffee roaster Rafael Oletta, Angel Falls Coffee began as a primary source for quality Venezuelan coffee--as well as other single-origins and specialty blends. Nearly five years ago, however (the website, last updated 2005, still lists Venezuelan coffee for… Continue

Added by Doug Rice on April 2, 2010 at 5:31am — No Comments

Peaberry's Cafe in Canfield, OH

Background: Peaberry's Cafe and Bakery opened in 1993 in Canfield, OH, having since opened a second location on the Youngstown State University campus. The cafe uses Crimson Cup coffee, a wholesale coffee shop consulting company and roaster out of Columbus, OH, for its coffee and espresso beverages. Chris Cole, the owner and operator, is a… Continue

Added by Doug Rice on April 1, 2010 at 6:58am — No Comments

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