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Trip Report: TRUTH.coffeecult @ Green Point (Cape Town, South Africa)

Posted by TheShot on 07 Jul 2010 | Filed under: Barista, Café Society, Foreign Brew, Quality Issues, Roasting

Also known as Truth. (note the period at the end), this café and roastery opened in March 2010 — founded by “charismatic leader and coffee evangelist” David Donde. Those aren’t our words, but Mr. Donde wouldn’t disagree. Mr. Donde, a somewhat controversial local figure, is no small fish in the South African coffee pond. In […]

Trip Report: Cookshop (Cape Town, South Africa)

Posted by TheShot on 06 Jul 2010 | Filed under: Add Milk, Beans, Foreign Brew, Roasting

As we warned you last month, this is the first of what should be a series of espresso-related trip reports from Cape Town, South Africa. Opening in Nov. 2009, this tiny breakfast and lunch eatery is owned and operated by Ammy Cope & Tom Sheehy, who are major food enthusiasts. They have a few tables […]

All You Need to Know About Steaming Milk (?)

Posted by TheShot on 18 Jun 2010 | Filed under: Add Milk, Barista, Quality Issues

Coffee talk in the mainstream press these days looks a bit like the telenovela: short-lived serials from specific writers with an individual point of view. One of said serials comes from Giorgio Milos of illycaffè in The Atlantic, and his installment today is on milk frothing: All You Need to Know About Steaming Milk – […]

South Africa: The pleasure of drinking pure coffee

Posted by TheShot on 11 Aug 2006 | Filed under: Beans, Foreign Brew, Quality Issues, Roasting

Even in places like South Africa, where instant coffee and chicory have been the public standard for generations, more consumers are seeking the enjoyment of “pure” coffee: iafrica.com | highlife | dining in | healthy eating The pleasure of drinking pure coffee. As in many “developing” coffee consumer nations, South Africa is still rife with […]

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