I got into a dispute with one of my coworkers over the economics of coffee a few months ago. He did not understand why someone (he meant me) would spend so much on coffee. “Coffee shouldn’t be so much,” he said. “It’s just coffee.” I tried to explain that coffee is gourmet … [Read more...] about The Economics of Coffee
I’ve had many conversations about the quality of Starbucks. Ironically, most of these conversations occurred inside a Starbucks. There are people that are unhappy with the quality of Starbucks coffee. But I wouldn’t go so far as to say that they suck. It’s true that I’m not happy … [Read more...] about Does Starbucks Suck?
Support your local coffee roaster! I have mentioned before in another post that coffee roasting is both a serious art and science. There is certainly a high degree of skill and technique involved in roasting coffee. It is part of the coffee world that I have much respect for … [Read more...] about Support Your Local Coffee Roaster