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Delicious (semi)daily link list

Brewed elsewhere

  • Architecture Food = Stable Cafe – What I knew: a café in San Francisco's Mission neighborhood with decent, if sometimes, incosistent, coffee and good food at respectable prices. What I didn't: An architecture firm, mult-use space and commisary kitchen for food-related businesses.

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  • Journalism and coffee – The first post on James Hoffman's new blog devoted to "decent length, well thought out articles about coffee". James Hoffman is the owner of Square Mile Coffee Roasters in London, England.
  • Distribution of Coffee flowchart – This is fascinating. Originally published in 1961 in "Coffee" by Frederick Wellman and now posted, for our pleasure, in the Flickr photostream of James Hoffman (of Square Mile Coffee Roasters in London), this flow chart illustrates the historical-geographical movement of the practice of cultivating coffee. It starts, in Ethiopia, at around 575 A.D. and ends in Hawaii in 1893.

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  • Brooklyn Fare’s Packaging and Graphic Design – The influence of Starbucks on almost every aspect of how coffee and espresso is perceived in this country is amazing. Thank you, Mucca Design, for creating this packaging.
  • Here Comes Local 123 – Man Seeking Coffee lays down a deservedly enthusiastic thumbs up to a new cafè in Berkeley, CA. Beans from Flying Goat Coffee up north in Sonoma County, my old stomping grounds.

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  • Hario Pour Over Kettle – The Hario pour-over kettle is all the rage in the circles of the coffee cognoscenti. It has a unique spout design that gives your pour a constant, steady flow. And that’s important.
  • Hario Skelton Hand Mill – The Hario Skelton Mill is a hand-held precision coffee grinder. Essential camping equipment of the coffee nerd. I want it.
  • A Million Things to Say About LAMILL – Man Seeking Coffee checks out LAMILL, the Los Angles coffee boutique and restaurant extraordinaire.
  • Crema – James Hoffman of Square Mile Coffee in London, UK investigates "the crema myth" in his new video-blog post, “Crema”. One of a series.

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  • Heads Up – Where Tokyo Grabs a Coffee – Yet another "best of" link. The New York Times lists what it finds to be the best coffee in Tokyo (via MSC).
  • Latte porn – Rate-able latte art porn. Another way to wastefully away the hours…or not (via The Food Section).
  • For Good Espresso, Insist on Arabica – At The Atlantic, Peet's Jerry Baldwin weighs in on the question of weather robusta – traditionally used in Europe – should be used as a component of espresso blends.
  • Coffee Analytics – Jeffrey Warren's Flickr photo set, "Coffee Anaytics" — "A project mapping the flow of coffee on global, urban, local, architectural, biological, and personal scales." — from his blog, Unterbahn.
  • Is coffee really acidic? – In which Korina Felkers, of Examiner.com, illuminates the difference between PH acidity and flavor acidity.