Barista Bloggers

Submitted for your approval, yet more evidence that baristas make great bloggers. I dont’ know if it’s the craft, the caffeine, or just the exposure to so much espresso...

Intelligentsia Coffee Gets Direct

Frustrated with the foibles and shortcomings of Fair Trade certification — among them Fair Trade’s failure to address coffee quality, and its inability to contract with family farms or estates but only coffee growing coops — a number of boutique...

Starbucks’ Soul Search

The Siren searches for a new song to sing. Something with soul. So the leaked Valentine’s Day memo from Starbucks’ chair, Howard Schultz, has been authenticated. The memo reads as a frank and candid assessment of the coffee behemoth… and offers a few...

How to Destroy the Earth with a Coffee Can

…and other remaindered links. As if you needed another reason not to drink canned coffee: It’s not as easy to destroy the Earth as you might think; evil geniuses everywhere have been trying for years. The problem lies with the fact that the Earth is pretty...
It’s Fat Tuesday, Again.

It’s Fat Tuesday, Again.

Five years ago I wrote this homage to New Orleans’ coffee traditions… and I’ve reposted it every year as something of a Mardis Gras tradition. Clearly, it speaks to more carefree days in the Big Easy. Today, even these many months after the...
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