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Video: How to Make Great Pourover Coffee

Posted on November 7, 2010 by

Last week The Oregonian published an article romanticizing the trend towards manual pourover. Featured are folks from notable companies such as Water Avenue, Café Vélo, and Coava Coffee.

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Video: The Worlds Best Cup of Coffee

Posted on November 6, 2010 by

Every time someone says they roast/brew/sell the worlds best cup of coffee I immediately question their judgement.

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The Difference Between Regular and Decaf

Posted on November 5, 2010 by

No. Not really. [Via Reddit]

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Two La Marzocco Stradas Coming to NYC?

Posted on October 30, 2010 by

According to Craigslist they are. To Kava Cafe in the West Village.

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Wikipedia on Coffee Extraction

Posted on October 29, 2010 by

Check out Wikipedia. They’ve gone all MoJo on us. Last edited on March 28th, 2010. But by who?

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The Great Coffee Debate at the Culinary Center

Posted on October 28, 2010 by

I went to The Great Coffee Debate today, sponsored by illy, and held at the International Culinary Center. It was moderated by Corby Krummer, the Senior Editor of Atlantic Monthly

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Video: Tim Wendelboe’s Aeropress Love Story

Posted on October 27, 2010 by

So far 2010 really has been the year of the video. Here’s another great one featuring the Aeropress, Tim Wendelboe, and um, Barry White. [Via Tim Wendelboe]

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Video: Robotic Arm with Coffee-Filled Hands

Posted on October 26, 2010 by

Check out this robotic arm created by Cornell (Gimme!) and the University of Chicago (Intelligentsia). The balloon is filled with ground coffee. It takes advantage of jamming transition. Obviously. PopSci has all the geeky details. [Via John Giannakos]

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Video: Coffee with Tim Wendelboe

Posted on October 26, 2010 by

Related: Tim in the NY Times. The book can be ordered here.

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Sweetleaf Cafe in Long Island City (Photos)

Posted on October 24, 2010 by

Sweetleaf Cafe in Long Island City just expanded into the adjacent space, adding more seating and more room for staff

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Gorilla Coffee vs New York Times [PDF]

Posted on October 23, 2010 by

Yikes. Gothamist got a hold of the actual complaint [In PDF Form], which basically states that their business suffered due to loss of reputation at the hands of malicious and/or negligent publication of the events that led to Gorilla Coffee shutting down last April. For a full recap of what went down, The NYTPICKER has […]

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Cafe Grumpy is Opening on the LES

Posted on October 23, 2010 by

This raises the total number of Cafe Grumpy’s to an even four. Congrats Grumpies! View Larger Map [Via Flickr]

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Now Your Instant Coffee Comes in a Straw

Posted on October 18, 2010 by

Instant coffee continues to devolve. Take that Via! [via Yanko Design]

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Beautiful Morning | Mischief Champion

Posted on October 15, 2010 by

I can relate. [Beautiful Morning | Mischief Champion (Thanks Buzz)

Continue Reading – 91 Coffees from 11 Different Countries (and 8 Different Roasters)

Posted on October 14, 2010 by

The site seems to be a new one (the domain was registered three days ago), and based on exactly the same idea behind New Coffees: aggregate the offerings of several different roasters all on one page.

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Video: Yeo Valley Dairy Ad

Posted on October 10, 2010 by

It’s often said that cafes are primarily in the milk business, and barista competitors often go into great detail describing the source of theirs. Maybe this video will help.

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