Barista Interview: Malachi Morris of TAPROOT Roastery

Well hello! Yes, I know I haven’t been around in awhile – that’s a story for another day – but I was so inspired by this person, I just HAD to write about him!


I met Malachi at my local Farmer’s Market in Hickory, NC.  His booth was the first thing to catch my eye, but the more we chatted and after trying his coffee, I knew this new coffee business owner will be successful and I just had to introduce you to him.

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Infograph: The Cold Brew Coffee Revolution

Cold brew coffee has become increasingly popular over the past few years. With up to 67% less acidity than your average cup of hot coffee, it’s no surprise why people are turning to cold brew coffee.

This infographic by Espresso Works, a leading provider of quality coffee machines in Perth, Australia, offers an insight into cold brew coffee, from how it’s made to what it tastes like and exactly, how it differs from iced coffee. Also, find out how to make cold brew coffee at home in five easy steps. Continue reading “Infograph: The Cold Brew Coffee Revolution”

5 MORE Cities with a Killer Coffee Culture

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ViennaAssuming you have already decorated your passport with cities pulled from the first installment on coffee capitals of the world, here is a whole new batch to try.

The number of cities that can be relied upon to have excellent java is growing all the time.  As the words “craft” and “artisan” begin to mean more and more in the food and drink industry, people are beginning to expect more from their morning cup.

This is great news for the coffee aficionados of the world, who can now rely on a great caffeinated concoction almost anywhere in the world.

But there are certainly some standouts when it comes to cities that are doing it best.  Read on to learn about 5 more places that are perfecting the art of coffee. Continue reading “5 MORE Cities with a Killer Coffee Culture”

Interview: Josue’ Morales of Mayaland Coffee

1This month’s interview is very special. I’ve been looking forward to writing this one for over a year now. A little background first.

I had the privilege of working for Josue’ Morales at Mayaland Coffee in it’s very beginning stages. It’s amazing to see how far they’ve come already and the changes that’s been made. It’ll be fun to continue following them as they grow.
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5 Cities with Killer Coffee

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You can get a cup of coffee almost anywhere, anytime.  But an excellent cup of coffee served with panache in a city that’s as obsessed with java as you are?  That’s a little harder to find.

Each of the great coffee cities of the world have a slightly different approach to the stuff, but what they all have in common is a profound appreciation for the art and culture of coffee.

So grab a cup and get ready to add a few more cities to your travel bucket list as we take an armchair trip to 5 coffee lover’s dream towns.  Continue reading “5 Cities with Killer Coffee”