Johnson City Press video about the upcoming First Friday exhibit, which will feature 10-12 body painted models (including me - I will be painted with a coffee theme!) The interview with Ren Allen is great - she’s such a talented make up artist and an awesome, awesome lady. It’s definitely not a First Friday to miss!
This First Friday - July 3rd
I’m running a special on Iced Coffee for First Friday. A 16 ounce cup is only $1.50 and is an excellent way to cool off while getting a caffeine boost! I’ll also have ice cream sandwiches, ice cream drumsticks, and frozen lemonade available to help you cool off on a hot July night!
Slashfood's Tips for Using a French Press →
The French press is truly the best method of brewing coffee. One of the first items I purchased for the coffee bar was a press, so I could offer that option to my customers. This article has some handy hints for brewing at home.
One of the best parts about working in a coffee bar is getting to know your regulars. The regulars aren’t just customers - they become friends who brighten my day whenever they come in for their usual. My day got off to a fantastic start, because one of my first customers today was a regular from my days at the Books-A-Million cafe, who went on to become one of my regulars at Starbucks....
You might want to ration your Ethiopian coffee →
Terrible news! Africa is my favourite growing region - the beans produced in Africa tend to have a rich and complex flavour. Ethiopia is a source for incredible coffee beans that have fruity notes. Ethiopian Yirgacheffe is known for its lemony tartness while Ethiopian Harrar has a strong aroma of blueberry. Much like wine grapes, the taste of coffee is greatly influenced by the location where...