Portland’s Green Coffee Bean Scene

Portland’s Green Coffee Bean Scene

Portland’s green coffee bean scene was featured in Oregon Business magazine, one of the most vibrant in the country. My comments, below: Andrew Hetzel, a coffee consultant based in Kona, Hawaii, says the added cost of shipping to Portland is offset by the low...

Cafe Cafe USBC Podcast Interview

Despite the seemingly non-stop activity surrounding this year’s United States Barista Championship in Portland, I had the pleasure of sitting down to discuss the competition and what it means to be a barista judge with Internet radio producer Kyle O’Brien...

USBC 2009 Finals Live Today at Noon PDT

The United States Barista Championship finals round is today, Sunday March 8, 2009 at Noon PDT broadcast live from Portland. Stay here for streaming coverage of the action: http://www.ustream.tv/flash/live/1/512153 USBC Finalists (not in order): 1. Scott Lucey –...
Only Two Portland Coffee Workshops Remain Open

Only Two Portland Coffee Workshops Remain Open

There is just over a week remaining until the Latte Art and Sensory Skills Workshops will be held on March 5th at the American Barista & Coffee School during the United States Barista Championship. We have a quick update: registration for afternoon Sensory Skills...