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The Second Dark Times Coffee Conference – Dear Coffee, I Love You.

Next Saturday in the capital of Lithuania, a unique inspiration-driven coffee conference called “Dark Times” will take place for its second year in a row. The event, organized by Emanuelis Ryklys, founder of the Lithuanian micro-roaster Crooked Nose & Coffee Stories will take place all day at the Vartai gallery in …

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States Coffee & Mercantile – Dear Coffee, I Love You.

Resting high atop a custom built shelf at the center of States Coffee & Mercantile is a framed piece of art bestowing the advice, “work hard and be nice to people.” If you have ever had the pleasure of meeting Keith Gehrke, the owner of States, you would understand how accurately this simple …

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Dear Young Writer

Photo by Tekke Dear Young Writer, (“Young” meaning where you are in your writing journey, by the way. Not your actual age.) I may be older and wiser, or I may just be waxing nostalgic, but either way, I’d like to say a few things to you, if you don’t …

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Brutalist Sculpture Meets Espresso – Dear Coffee, I Love You.

This is the AnZa, a home espresso machine from the minds at Montaag—a multi-disciplinary design firm that keep offices in both Norway and Berkeley, California. The team here has worked on a dramatic range of projects, from consumer tech devices and HiFi speakers to cafe interiors and futuristic ocean vessels. They also love coffee. And like most designers who …

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The KitchenAid Precision Press – Dear Coffee, I Love You.

It’s been over four years since I wrote about the simple joy of brewing coffee with a French press. During that time a lot has happened in the world of coffee and every day more people discover the pleasure of brewing high quality, fresh roasted coffee at home. With all the …

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Better Coffee At Home – Dear Coffee, I Love You.

Hello world. I know that it’s been a while. I’m still alive, still drinking coffee and incessantly thinking about how much I love it. I’m sorry that I’ve been so absent, leaving this little space on the Internet idle and unloved. But this last year hasn’t been wasted. All of …

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