Back in March I posted an article espousing the taste and espresso-drinking experience virtues of the ceramic cup: Green or not: lose the paper cup. I also poked a little fun at the inevitable “carbon footprint” debate that would follow — i.e., are disposable paper cups more environmentally friendly than a manufactured, regularly washed coffee [...]
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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 [...]
Of all the reasons to drink your espresso out of a for-here ceramic cup… in today’s Anchorage Daily News Bill Sherwonit professes doing so as part of his “move toward becoming a more responsible espresso drinker.” No, I’m not making this up: adn.com | life : Housecleaning tips: Begin with small steps and see where [...]
Today’s Houston Chronicle featured an article on the 343-year-old Torino café institution, Al Bicerin, and their namesake drink for all the newfound Olympic tourists: Al Bicerin’s coffee concoction can’t be topped. Even if a Bicerin is more of a coffee cocktail, you have to appreciate perhaps the most poignent part of the article: You cannot [...]