Despite the article’s cringe-laden writing, it was nice to see coffee legend George Howell getting a write-up in this month’s Boston Magazine: Back to the Grind: George Howell CoffeeBoston Articles. If you don’t know who George Howell is, you may as well be drinking Maxwell House out of a dirty gym sock. His coffee legacy […]
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Next month Berkeley hosts its first ever coffee and tea festival, and the SF Chronicle used the opportunity to mention Berkeley’s coffee and espresso roots: Berkeley perks up for Coffee and Tea Festival. The piece adds a bit of worthy Berkeley coffee history, even if it’s a slight retread of a 2009 piece in The […]
ROAST WITH THE MOST / A new generation of Bay Area coffee roasters pushes the perfect cup to the next level
Today the SF Chronicle posted an impressively long article on the state of quality coffee roasting in the Bay Area: ROAST WITH THE MOST / A new generation of Bay Area coffee roasters pushes the perfect cup to the next level. It’s a remarkable piece, given its breadth. It lightly touches on everything from the […]
According to today’s SF Chronicle, Alfred Peet — founder of Peet’s Coffee & Tea, consultant to the birth of Starbucks, and chief influencer and educator to many in today’s modern coffee trade — passed away in his home in Ashland, OR today at the age of 87: Founder of Peet’s Coffee dies at 87. Mr. […]
Not to be outdone by Caffé Trieste in the anniversary department, today Peet’s Coffee & Tea kicked off a month-long celebration in honor of its 40th anniversary. The celebration includes complementary coffee today from 1pm-3pm at all participating Bay Area Peet’s, complimentary cups of coffee with purchases of beans from 1pm-3pm Monday through Thursday, and […]