Left Coast Roast

January 26, 2013

Written by Hanna Neuschwander, who began her career in coffee as a barista, and who has since judged numerous barista competitions, and penned books and articles about coffee, Left Coast Roast is a must-read for anyone who enjoys learning more about the U.S. coffee culture.           It’s like a Zagat guide, […]

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Eclectic Coffee Spots in Puget Sound

December 31, 2012

Tacoma’s Marsha Glazière uses her artist’s sensibilities to capture the ambience, architectural character, motifs, furnishings, curb appeal, and distinguishing personality of 120 Eclectic Coffee Spots in Puget Sound. Her new book features 41 paintings of those that inspire her most, text, photos, maps & recipes. If you enjoy the Pacific Northwest, then you will love […]

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The Blue Bottle Craft of Coffee: Growing, Roasting, and Drinking, with Recipes

November 20, 2012

By James Freeman, Caitlin Freeman, and Tara Duggan In this beautiful coffee table/kitchen shelf/bedside table book, James Freeman, founder and owner of Blue Bottle Coffee, brings the world of coffee to your home. Filled with eye-catching four-color photos, Freeman’s book bridges the gap between the coffee farmer and the coffee-drinking consumer, explaining the often-elusive world […]

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Your Morning Coffee Playlist

August 10, 2012

Level: For those who know him,  Jeremy Raths, the roastmaster at The Roastery, Inc. in Minneapolis,  loves to slip some music on his turntable while roasting coffee. Given his great taste in both music and coffee, we thought we’d ask him to provide us with a playlist for lazy weekend mornings. Here is what he […]

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Book Review: The Infinite Emotions of Coffee, by Alon Halevy

August 8, 2012

Level: Review by Laura Everage Have you ever wondered what it takes to bring that cup of coffee to your table? Curous about how your choice of coffee affexts someone halfway around the globe? Intrigued by the car your local barista takes in preparing your latte, topping it with a beautiful crema rosette? Well, Alon […]

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