How To Make An Award-Winning Coffee Cocktail From London

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The 2015 coffee competitions calendar has one major set of events left on the docket: World of Coffee Gothenburg, SCAE’s annual major European coffee trade show happening June 16th-18th. This year, SCAE’s show will play host to the world championships for the Brewers Cup, Latte Art, Cup Tasters, Coffee Roasting and Coffee In Good Spirits […]

Meet The World’s First Coffee Masters Champion: James Bailey of Workshop Coffee

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Here’s one thing you might not know about James Bailey, the world’s first Coffee Masters tournament champion: he never intended to have a career in coffee. When he started his part-time job at the student union cafe at the University of Sheffield, it was the furthest thing from his mind. The way he saw it, […]

We Went There: Noble Espresso’s Highly Curated London Pop-Up Brunch

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It’s an unusually sunny spring Sunday morning on King’s Road in Chelsea, London. Tucked away on the second floor of the Habitat interior design store, looking out over the chichi boutiques and mums with strollers, is a pop-up… but not a pop-up as you know it. There is no charmingly mismatched seating, no drinks in […]

PDX: Come To The “Fika” Book Launch Party With Us On May 15th

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The world is thirsty for Fika! The new book from Sprudge Paris staff writer Anna Brones and illustrator Johanna Kindvall has taken the internet by storm, garnering totes posi press from the likes of T Magazine, Huffington Post, Eater, and even the Swedish tabloids. Published by Crown Publishing imprint Ten Speed Press, Fika is an annotated […]

San Francisco: An Eight Course Coffee Dinner With Saint Frank At Parallel 37

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Earlier this month, I was lucky enough to get invited to an event that saw Kevin Bohlin and the folks from Saint Frank team up with Parallel 37 Chef Michael Rotondo, Sommelier Ryan Stetins, and Pastry Chef Andrea Correa to craft an eight-course meal that used and paired coffee, and coffee-related beverages, with a larder’s worth of […]