We’ve posted before about Melbourne’s claim as the coffee capital of Australia. In addition to the Melbourne Coffee Review Web site we noted back in 2007 (in operation since 2004), there is now a printed guide to Melbourne’s top 100 coffee shops with the title Melbourne Coffee Review: Crema of the crop – Epicure – [...]
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I’ve been planning another road trip to Torino this October — my first since 2004. The wine and food are always excellent, the tourists are hard to come by (you can have an Italian city of almost a million people to yourself), Juventus is back in Serie A (and yesterday started the season off smashingly), [...]
Posted by TheShot on 06 May 2006 | Filed under: Quality Issues
As mentioned in a previous post, out of curiosity I recently ordered a copy of Espresso Italiano Tasting (€18) available from the Istituto Internazionale Assaggiatori Caffè (IIAC), or the International Institute of Coffee Tasters. It’s the closest reference I’ve found to what CoffeeRatings.com is about. This 168-page book is available in Spanish & Portuguese, German [...]
Today’s Seattle Post-Intelligencer featured an article on the latest espresso bar opened by Espresso Vivace in the Cascade neighborhood of Seattle: Retail Notebook: Espresso Vivace is 1st tenant in new retail/office complex. Now opening its third coffeehouse, Espresso Vivace is one of the best places to order an espresso in North America. Its owner, David [...]