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Santa Monica's Comprehensive Coffee Guide

Barring having the status of a millionaire, trying out every coffee shop in Los Angeles would bankrupt most individuals. Santa Monica, however, with a population of just over 100,000, is a much smaller beast to tackle. 306 more words

Another Cold Brew Post

I am sitting at Primo Passo Coffee Co. in sunny Santa Monica, CA1 sipping on some cold brew, pondering the current state of this caffeinated beverage here in the southlands. 508 more words

Book Review: Best of Jimseven

James Hoffmann, author of the World Atlas of Coffee, Square Mile Coffee Roasters co-founder, and 2007 World Barista Champion (to name just a few of his myriad of coffee related achievements), returns for his second book- this time a collection of selected posts from his delightful blog Jimseven. 536 more words

Things Craft Coffee Can Teach Us About Forever Young America

I recently watched the Netflix docu series Chef’s Table for the first time, and suddenly everything about craft coffee trends and tendencies made sense.

The main things that annoy me about smallscale artisan craft coffee and that have never really made any sense are explained not by the series per se, but by how the series is shot, edited, narrated, and produced. 1,448 more words


Flow State CoffeeBar Finds A Home In Kensington

A September/October opening date is being targeted, as well as the addition of a coworking space in a year’s time.

Back in July, I wrote about how the pastries and snacks made by Melanie Diamond-Manlusoc had me very excited about the eventual opening of Flow State CoffeeBar—a venture she’s entering into with Liz Diamond-Manlusoc, her wife, and Maggie Lee, a mutual friend. 492 more words


Experiencing Makers & Finders Craft Coffee in Downtown Las Vegas

On a recent early morning on the Strip I was looking for two things. The first was to see more of Las Vegas away from the high rises of Las Vegas Boulevard. 357 more words


The World Is Entering the Third Wave of Coffee

The third wave of coffee is a term that was coined in a newsletter by the Specialty Coffee Association of America back in 2002, and essentially means that we are entering a phase of coffee production where it is becoming more artisanal and a craft coffee type of conception.   411 more words