Unpaid Intern: Week In Review for 12/9/2012

Our delightful intern Joanna Han presents another Weekly Weekend Week In Review.

Grinder Gift Guide: Do your parents still ignorantly use their old KRUPS blade grinder? Do your BFFs still buy their beans pre-ground because they don’t even know there’s another option? Look no further for a gift solution than the list of ten great coffee grinders whipped together by your Sprudge editors for your convenience! From the slender Portex hand grinder to the spendy Mahlkoenig Guatemala, there’s a grinder out there for every coffee-brewing loved one in your life!

The Week In Holiday Pop-Ups: ‘Tis the season for coffee-related holiday pop-up markets, and several of them are happening this very weekend. New Yorkers, don’t miss the the Dallis Bros. Coffee Pop-Up at the Joe Pro shop this Sunday, December 9. You can purchase the latest coffee gadgets for your coffee-loving friends, watch presentations, try some of Dallis Bros.’ new single origin espresso, and partake in a latte-art throwdown, all while showing support for the company, which was hit hard by the recent hurricane. And if you’re in Chicago next weekend, do check out the Bow Truss Coffee Company Holiday Market, hosted by Bow Truss at their shop! More information on their

A Really Small Café And A Really New Café: La Distributrice is a tiny little café in Montreal. Some say it’s the tiniest café in North America, while others argue it’s more of a walk-up coffee bar than an actual coffee shop. Either way, it’s damn small and cute cute cute. Meanwhile, Portland’s own Case Study Coffee opened a new shop downtown. Take a peek at our exclusive take!

Video Of The Week: Jimmy Kimmel’s Starbucks Gesha Gotcha.