Another – at this point, nameless – new coffee house is getting ready to make its mark in The Mission. Local San Francisco coffee roaster, Ritual and De La Paz will be supplying the beans (@SFEater, via Man Seeking Coffee).
How does he drink it?. Hmmm … maybe he just tilts his head back and pours it through his mesh mouth-piece. It could act as an additional filter. (via Daring Fireball)
Starbucks, feeling the pressure, tries to buy credibility. In other news, Portland indie coffee house acts like a small, indignant child (@The New York Times).
In the morning, the pairing [of Blue Bottle’s siphon-pot-coffee] with perfectly poached farm eggs on feather-light Acme white toast with whipped butter and flaky sea salt ($6.50), is a dream come true.
Oh so true. Oh so true. (@Examiner.com)
Making espresso never seemed so badass
— eric cwiertny.
From the comments for the video “Coffee & Rap“ on Vimeo.
It was, I think, a bit of a shameless P.R. stunt. We’ll see if it pays off.
When you see them pull a carton of something out of the refrigerator, it reminds me I’m paying $5 for a squirt of liquid and milk…
Honestly, Starbucks, with customers like that, why bother “retraining” at all. Seems like what the ‘bucks customer really wants is a machine they can put quarters in. Bzzzz, whrrrr…coffee’s ready!
@The New York Times