If the phrase instant coffee just sends you into the fetal position you’re not alone! Most of us when we hear those words immediately conjure up memories of grandma busting out the bottle of Taster’s Choice chicory-coffee hybrid and brewing herself up a hot cuppa joe! Where do you turn for those early morning meetings, or … More Instant Coffee Doesn’t Have To Suck!
I didn’t have to look far to find our Coffee Roaster of the Month for October, because these guys are as local as you get! I am so thrilled to be able to feature none other than Rosso Coffee Roasters this month on the blog. Back in August I had the chance to sit down one-on-one … More Coffee Roaster of the Month – Rosso
One of the things that I love about this blog is that it has connected me to people I might not otherwise have gotten to know. One such individual that I have really enjoyed getting to know more recently is Matt Krause over at Matt’s Coffee Chat. Matt and I connected up over email and … More Interview with Matt’s Coffee Chat
In one week I am taking off on a two week trip to LA & PHX. Needless to say I am STOKED to hit up these places, soak up some much needed sun (summer never really happened here in Calgary) and of course, hit up a number of coffee shops in both cities. ————————————————————— LOS … More Los Angeles & Phoenix Coffee Crawl
1,000 FOLLOWERS! Today we hit a huge milestone. It’s amazing to look back and see how far this account & blog have come in just a little over a year. Thank you to each and every one of you for following along. None of this would be possible without you. This blog has opened up … More 1,000 Followers!
Every now and then there is a coffee roaster that I hear about that really peaks my interest. Usually it’s because of their packaging, the coffee they’re roasting, or the story of those involved in the company. What excites me about this month’s Coffee Roaster of the Month is that really its a combination of … More Coffee Roaster of the Month – Rabbit Hole Roasters
Panama. Ethiopia. Colombia. There is no question that we know these countries to be producers of some of the finest coffee around. China. Philippines. Vietnam. So what about these countries? There is no mistaking that with things like growing consumer demand, sustainability challenges, and climate change there is a real push towards sourcing coffee not … More Emerging Origins
Love Calgary? Love Coffee? Love Free Things? One of the best deal’s going right now is the free 20 minute Phil & Sebastian Roasterie Tour at their Simmons Building HQ. Offered on Wednesday’s from 12:15pm to 12:35pm, this great option to learn more about one of Calgary’s top specialty coffee roasters is a no-brainer for … More Phil & Sebastian Roasterie Tour
A little while back I took a trip on a sunny Saturday afternoon down to the Kensington neighbourhood here in Calgary to check out Meraki Supply Co. for their customer appreciation event. While I was there I bumped into Dustin Paisley & Connor Curran. If these names sound familiar to you it’s because they are the … More Local Laundry Collaboration
I am excited this month for our Coffee Roaster of the Month feature to be back showcasing a Canadian roaster! Let me introduce you to Pop Coffee Works. Founded in 2018 by Abe Shen & Lana Shi, they do all of their roasting out of Mississauga and opened up their first cafe in downtown Toronto … More Coffee Roaster of the Month – Pop Coffee Works