News about the Taiwanese Barista Competition and a couple of related events, straight to Cindy Chang, from Cindy to Emily Oak, Emily to me and then me to you. I always take the most direct route to get breaking news.

The semi-finals round of the Taiwanese Barista Competition will be taking place from November 21st-22nd in the Taipei Convention Center. For more information visit,

Stephen Morrissey, the 2008 World Barista Champion will be conducting a Coffee House Tour of shops in Taipei.

November 21st starting at 3pm, please stop by and visit at these shops:

TRILOBITE cafe 3 / 葉蟲咖啡
address: 店 址 : 臺北市 中正區 濟南路二段 64-2號 電話:02-2321.3905
No.64-2,Sec2 Jinan Rd.,Jhongjheng District,Taipei City 100 Taiwan ( R.O.C )
tel: 886-2-2321.3905

BA YEH COFFEE / 店 名 :八葉咖啡館
address: 1F., No.462-1, Sec. 2, Neihu Rd., Neihu District, Taipei City 114, Taiwan (R.O.C.)
tel: 886-2-2795.2908

FOREST COFFEE / 店 名 :森呼吸咖啡館
address: 店 址 : 台中縣豐原市南陽路綠山巷150弄11-1號
No.11-1, Alley 150, Lyushan Lane, Nanyang Rd., Fongyuan City, Taichung County 420, Taiwan (R.O.C)
tel: 886-04-25130908

Stephen Morrissey will also be teaching a 2-day Barista Workshop presented by the Barista Guild of Taiwan, hosted by ORSIR.

The event will be taking place November 24-25, 2008
No.14 Wuchang Rd. West District Taichung City #403,Taiwan

Please Contact: Joe Hsu, [email protected], for more information.