Tag Archive 'cafecito'

Trip Report: Cafe Lo Cubano

Posted by TheShot on 09 Feb 2007 | Filed under: Local Brew

Formerly the neighborhood greasy spoon of Miz Brown’s Restaurant, this Cuban-themed coffee shop has had a lot of great success since moving into this space a couple years ago. A bright corner café, they have a couple of outdoor tables, but otherwise a small space packed with tight tables indoors plus window counter seating along […]

Coffee shortage brews trouble in Venezuela

Posted by TheShot on 05 Jan 2006 | Filed under: Beans, Fair Trade, Foreign Brew

According to the Associated Press, the National Guard in Venezuela seized some 330 tons of coffee beans that were being held back by growers in protest of government price controls. Venezuela is something of an exception among Central and South American coffee growing nations: the locals actually drink the stuff. President Hugo Chavez imposed a […]