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Baratza Is Heading To Oakland For A Meet The Makers Events At The Crown

Baratza Is Heading To Oakland For A Meet The Makers Events At The Crown

If there’s one grinder brand coffee professionals and home users alike can agree on, it’s Baratza. Sure, everyone wants a towering Mahlkönig EK43 to act as a literal pillar to your coffee devoutness, but who’s got the counter clearance for that? I know I don’t (but Mahlkönig, if you’re listening…
La Marzocco Turkey Wins The Red Bull Flugtag In Instanbul

La Marzocco Turkey Wins The Red Bull Flugtag In Instanbul

Over the weekend, Istanbul hosted the most recent addition of the Red Bull Flugtag. a competition where teams of amateur builders create human-powered flying machines to see who can fall with style the farthest. Flugtags take place all over the world and are basically just parties where folks get all…
Applications Are Now Open For Coffee Masters Los Angeles

Applications Are Now Open For Coffee Masters Los Angeles

Coffee Masters is coming to Los Angeles! After four years in New York City, the multi-faceted coffee competition is hopping coasts to the Golden State. Taking place November 8th through 10th, Coffee Masters will be making its West Coast debut at the Los Angeles Coffee Festival, and applications to compete…
Coffee People Zine Heads To Portland For A Weekend Of Parties

Coffee People Zine Heads To Portland For A Weekend Of Parties

After five successful issues and as many parties harkening their publications, the Coffee People Zine is hitting the road. To celebrate the sixth issue, founder Kat Melheim is packing her bags and heading to Portland for a slew of parties plural between July 25th and 27th. Enlisting the help of…
Get STUMPED: A New Coffee Competition In Brooklyn

Get STUMPED: A New Coffee Competition In Brooklyn

Have you ever been watching a Barista Championship signature beverage course and been like, “I could have made that.” Well here’s your chance to put your nitrogenated aromatic smoke where your mouth is. Stumptown has teamed up with Oatly, La Marzocco, and Dona Chai for STUMPED, a Chopped-style challenge where…
Birmingham: Help Adam JacksonBey By Throwing Down At Seeds Coffee

Birmingham: Help Adam JacksonBey By Throwing Down At Seeds Coffee

Adam JacksonBey is a working coffee professional in Washington, DC, a seasoned competition veteran, a former member of the Barista Guild of America Executive Council, and the official president of #coffeetwitter (as well as its sproet laureate). JacksonBey is also the recent victim of a cyber attack that cloned his…
Get Hired And Wired At The World’s First Coffee Job Fair

Get Hired And Wired At The World’s First Coffee Job Fair

Now that the reboot of Tales of The City on Netflix has put the Bay Area back on the map we’re sure that folks across the country (and around the world) are clamoring to take a bite of that Golden Apple. Like Mary Ann Singleton in the go-go 70s, maybe…
The 12 Host Cities For The US Coffee Champs Preliminaries Have Been Announced

The 12 Host Cities For The US Coffee Champs Preliminaries Have Been Announced

We’re still in the afterglow of the 2019 coffee competition season and it’s already time to turn our attention to 2020 with today’s announcement of the host locations for the US Coffee Champs preliminary rounds. 12 in total, the prelims take place all across the country between late July and…
The @wastingcoffee Guide To Not Wasting Coffee, A New Book By Umeko Motoyoshi

The @wastingcoffee Guide To Not Wasting Coffee, A New Book By Umeko Motoyoshi

If you have a social media and follow coffee brands, you’ve no doubt by now seen hi-res action photography depicting dramatic arcs of coffee being flung high into the air from a Chemex or once-mighty latte art cascading towards the ground and not its actual home: someone’s mouth. If you…