April 21, 2014| by CoffeeKind
If we had our druthers, we'd skip the usual Spring Break haunts and make our way out to Seattle for the biggest annual homage to coffee in the U.S.A. The 2014 SCAA The Event kicks off Wednesday with a 2-day Symposium and continues through Sunday with exhibitions, interactive events and all the incredible coffee anyone could ever want crammed into one big weekend.
March 20, 2014| by CoffeeKind
Where can you learn about coffee tasting from George Howell, try your hand at making coffee in an ibrik, sip the best specialty coffee in the country all day and check out the latest and greatest coffee equipment on the market -- plus have a chance to win great coffee prizes every hour -- all for just $20? CoffeeCON is coming to a city near you, and it's where you want to be if you're expanding your coffee knowledge and skills.
March 10, 2014| by CoffeeKind
UC Davis isn't satisfied with teaching engineering students about the mechanics behind making a good cup of coffee. It's going for the whole field. The newly founded Coffee Center at UC Davis hopes to eventually offer a major in coffee science, something that no other institution does.
February 21, 2014| by CoffeeKind
We'll be rooting for Portola Coffee Lab in this weekend's upcoming Barista's Cup competition. Portola is hosting as well as competing in the Big Western Regional Barista championship, happening this weekend. We wish them luck!
February 6, 2014| by CoffeeKind
A couple of weeks ago, we featured an interview with Chicago's Passion House Coffee Roasters. This morning, we were delighted to find another Passion House fan who is doing some very interesting things with his favorite coffee.
January 20, 2014| by CoffeeKind
The Good Food Awards 2014 were announced Thursday night, and we're delighted to offer our congratulations to two of our featured roasters, 1000 Faces and Metropolis, for their wins in the Coffee category.
January 15, 2014| by CoffeeKind
Do you avoid drinking coffee because you worry about dehydration? A new study may change your mind about that. That's just one new bit of info about coffee that you may not know yet.
December 13, 2013| by CoffeeKind
December 11, 2013| by CoffeeKind
The past week has seen two new twists on pourover coffee brewers and one very hot coffee cocktail to warm up your holidays. Hat tip to the New York Times Dining section for the drink -- and how cool is it that coffee regularly makes the Times these days? But first, the new pourover brewers...
December 9, 2013| by CoffeeKind
If you’re as into coffee gadgets as we are, you’ve probably already heard about Acaia (pronounced uh-KIGH-uh), a stylish, highly functional gram scale designed specifically for brewing great coffee. Inventor and coffee aficionado Aaron Takao Fujiki calls Acaia a “minimalist coffee brewing scale with brilliant functionality,” which is just about the perfect description of this Kickstarter-funded project.