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An $80 Bag of Beans…Just Why? I’ll Tell You…

Hi. I’m on vacation this week so I was planning to phone-in this week’s blog post, but then I was checking out George Howell Coffee in Boston’s new Godfrey Hotel, and I came across an $80 bag of beans. Yes, you read that right… a G.D. $80 bag of coffee beans. So this post is going to be about the La Esmeralda Mario Carnaval Panama beans because they are $80/bag, which seems crazy to me, so I wanted to know why. I mean, I’m sure this coffee is amazing – transformative even – but unless…

Q&A with Collin Schneider, Co-founder of Bespoken Coffee Roasters

I’m not sure how I first heard of Bespoken Coffee Roasters (in Corvallis, Oregon), but I am pretty sure it was when I was scooting around Instagram last fall, and I came across one of their posts. And I immediately started following them. Because they seemed awesome. And then, they posted something about a big custom order of their Holiday Blend they had just finished packaging. I could not resist… I asked if they had any extra bags I could buy and, lucky me, they did! The beans were as amazing as I had hoped, and I ordered a…

Places to Drink One-dollar Coffee in L.A. (Watts): LocoL

A couple of weeks ago I was on a decluttering kick and decided to tackle my magazine pile. In the process of the game of keep/toss, I may have gotten sidetracked by one or two mags that I had not yet read. And while I was flipping through the April issue of Los Angeles Magazine, something magical happened… I came across a story about the $1 coffee being served at Roy Choi and Daniel Patterson’s newish fast-food restaurant LocoL. $1 coffee. I think this should be a lesson to us all about the importance of (1) decluttering…