Ryan Willbur’s top 10 things in coffee 2011

Ryan Willbur’s top 10 things in coffee 2011

Ryan Willbur of United States Barista Championship and other coffee industry fame has compiled his own top 10 list of coffee happenings in 2011, among them (#8) Pete Licata winning the US Barista Championship this year in Houston and you’ll never guess what is...
Nation’s Best Coffee Companies

Nation’s Best Coffee Companies

Fortune Magazine published an extensive feature profile of Blue Bottle Coffee as well as a a companion list of the best coffee companies in America, with the assistance of industry veteran Ken Davids. What I like most about this list of best coffee companies is that...
Beach Bum Cafe microbrews Hawaii

Beach Bum Cafe microbrews Hawaii

Dennis McQuoid and his Beach Bum Cafe were featured in this morning’s Honolulu Star Advertiser. The article, very well-written by Joleen Oshiro accurately describes his brew bar concept, despite it being a relatively new one in Honolulu. “I make the coffee...
Nespresso featured in Time Magazine

Nespresso featured in Time Magazine

Nespresso is Western Europe’s dominant single serve coffee system and also the most reliable decent cup of coffee available in some emerging specialty coffee markets. I had the pleasure of commenting on Nestle’s fastest growing brand for Time Magazine,...