Category Archives: Culinary

August 8, 2014

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I never ever expect a response when I email customer service. I received one from Four Barrel and that was already cool enough. I’ve been using their Friendo Blendo Espresso Blend for about 9 months and the last order in July was the first time I ever was unhappy with the taste. For some reason […]

July 22, 2014

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via Tonx: I’m never completely satisfied when it comes to coffee, but coffee always offers up uncharted avenues for experimentation, improvement, or glimpses of untapped potential. I’m honestly not sure I’ll ever be able to walk away from it. Coffee is a collective unfinished masterpiece. It’s hard not to quote the entire post so please […]

June 20, 2014

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You may have heard of this stuff. It’s called Soylent and while there’s only a trace amount of soy in the powder, the tech world is sort of blowing up in what’s a 50/50 split of fans and foes to this new liquid diet. I just ordered 28 days worth of food for $300. What […]

May 13, 2014

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This is a long-time coming. There’s a lot of coffee-talk on this blog and way back in October of 2011, I bought an espresso machine. The DeLonghi EC702 15-Bar-Pump Espresso Maker lasted until November of 2012 before it crapped itself just a month after the warranty was up. It never really made a good shot of […]

May 4, 2014

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Last February, the dinner at Relae was memorable and I had to go back. This time was far and above better than the first. It was the single-greatest meal I’ve ever had in my life and some photos below will share just how amazing and rewarding this meal was. Thanks.           […]

May 3, 2014

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Another year and another chance to repeat the exquisite meal that was had at the Fishbar in Copenhagen’s meat-packing district. The food was incredible and, like last year’s note, I ordered more oysters and spent the money there versus other plates. The norweigen oysters were exquisite with a huge olive oil, unami and graham cracker […]

May 3, 2014

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I’m always on the hunt for great coffee. Denmark has no shortage of remarkable coffee roasters and shops. This place does not roast their own beans but they have single origin coffees from around the world roasted within the last week and pour over was soft, delicate and no acidity at all. Their latte was […]

April 10, 2014

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Blue Bottle sent out a blast today to their customers. They have a lot of great news to share. Here’s an online version.  Highlights Include: More Funding (equals more retail, quality control, expansion) Two new coffee bars (Oakland & Brooklyn aka two very huge hipster spots) New Orleans Coffee in milk cartons? I haven’t heard […]

April 8, 2014

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I was walking around SF on Sunday and decided to drop in to a place that has always been on my list but the wait for a table was absurd, like over 2 hours. It was 11AM on a Sunday and I walked in and grabbed a seat at the bar. It was quite an […]

April 4, 2014

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“Well shit.” That’s what came from my mouth when I finished reading this post from Marco Arment. He’s right in so many ways. He links to this post from Mother Jones about the problems with K-Cups from Green Mountain Coffee I quoted an excerpt below: Journalist Murray Carpenter estimates in his new book, Caffeinated, that […]