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Starbucks Reserve Roastery // Guatemala Finca Monte David

Surrounded by three towering volcanoes, the lake and surrounding hills provide perfect coffee-growing conditions: temperature is moderate, and rains soften the deep, volcanic soil. High among the hillside villages, veteran coffee farmer Don Joel harvests Caturra and Catuai varietals for […] The post Starbucks Reserve Roastery // Guatemala Finca Monte David appeared first on A Table in the Corner of the Cafe.Continue Reading

Spotted Cow Coffee Company // Ethiopia Chelelektu

Buying from Ethiopia continues to be a challenge. The cupping table always shows some amazing coffees; however, buying through the Ethiopian Commodity Exchange continues to be difficult for buyers who require some traceability or back story with the coffees they’re interested in. So, you have to become a sort of detective tracking down that sort of… Read More Spotted Cow Coffee Company // Ethiopia Chelelektu The post Spotted Cow Coffee Company // Ethiopia Chelelektu appeared first on A Table in the Corner of the Cafe.Continue Reading

CC: Empire Espresso Bar

CC: Empire Espresso Bar

Subject: Empire Espresso Bar Location: Seattle, WA Free WiFi ? : yes Rating: 6+ [see key] One brisk morning south of downtown Seattle, I found a great prospect for morning coffee in the Empire Espresso Bar. Situated in a sleek brick building within the Columbia City neighborhood, Empire seemed to have the all the trappings of a worthwhile destination: a good reputation and Kuma Coffee.  Continue Reading

CC: Broadcast Coffee

CC: Broadcast Coffee

Subject: Broadcast Coffee Location: Seattle, WA (Capitol Hill location) Free WiFi ? : yes Rating: 6+ [see key] Often when I listen to the radio during my frequent commutes, I more and more have come to fully grasp the heavy handed power of sponsorship. Between commercials and overtly redundant product placements in broadcasts, it”s a wonder that I still listen to the radio. Fortunately, Continue Reading