Tag Archive 'david_schomer'

5 Things to Ask About Espresso Makers

Posted by TheShot on 08 May 2006 | Filed under: Home Brew, Machine

The May Kiplinger’s Personal Finance includes an article on how to get coffeehouse-quality brew at home: 5 Things to Ask About Espresso Makers. As that cranky espresso guru, David Schomer of Espresso Vivace, has said for years, most machines built for the home cannot build up enough pressure or control the temperature well enough to […]

Espresso Vivace is 1st tenant in new retail/office complex

Posted by TheShot on 15 Apr 2006 | Filed under: Foreign Brew, Quality Issues

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 […]

The Rebirth of Joe

Posted by TheShot on 18 Jan 2006 | Filed under: Beans, Home Brew, Quality Issues

Today the New York Sun published a nice introductory article on “Good Coffee 101” — underscoring how the art and science of quality coffee is fast approaching territory once familiar to only wine connoisseurs. As I’ve referenced before, the coffee quality in New York City is seriously unbefitting a city of its size and stature […]

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