Category Archives: Espresso


I’ve been living in Istanbul for awfully close to a year now, and in that time I’ve only had awful espresso in this city, which I otherwise so dearly love. The two basic options are international chains such as Starbucks, … Continue reading

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İmla Hataları

My never ending quest to find good espresso in Istanbul led me to Bebek to check out Cafe Lucca (because it popped up here amongst the winners of last year’s SCAE competition). I didn’t find the espresso, but I did … Continue reading

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> Cappuccino, Intelligentsia from The D4D on Vimeo. I love this beverage, and Intelligentsia does it right!

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London Coffee: Part 2

Day 2 in London I was joined by two good friends that I met in Istanbul, Chris and Jana, both of who now work in the UK. [Jana poses with her Flat White.] [Chris enjoys his cake] First stop: Tapped … Continue reading

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London Coffee: Part 1

London is easily a contender for the greatest city on earth. It was the first city to reach a million people since before the fall of Rome, has many of the most iconic landmarks and priceless artifacts on earth, and … Continue reading

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>Intelli on Espresso

>Here’s a great video from Intelligentsia about espresso, which was recently brought to my attention by Hermitudinous. Espresso, Intelligentsia from Department of the 4th Dimension on Vimeo.

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>Ville Be Jammin

>Tonight was the first ever Louisville Barista Jam hosted by Java’s own Sarah W (of Cabin fame). Toto brought over his syphon/siphon set up and gave a very educational and tasty demonstration. Kenny gave some pointers for aspiring latte artists … Continue reading

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