coffee@home: Three Ethiopians from 49th Parallel

Beans: See Below Roaster: 49th Parallel Coffee Roasters Rating: 3+ to 4- (see below)

I wish there was a more visual way for me to map out the Slacker-esque way I ended up possessing these three Ethiopian coffees from 49th Parallel Coffee Roasters. It started with On the Road to Epiphany’s original posting […]

coffee@home: Ethiopian Yergacheffe Rakasa

Beans: Ethiopia Yergacheffe Rakasa – Grade 1 Roaster: 49th Parallel Coffee Roasters (rebagged by El Beit) Rating: 4

I said my review of El Beit was my last from New York. It seems I may have been stretching the truth. While I consumed this Ethiopian coffee at home in Berkeley, and although it originated in Vancouver at 49th […]

I’ll be at El Beit

Name: El Beit Location: 158 Bedford Avenue (b/w 8th and 9th), Brooklyn (Williamsburg), New York Rating: 4

I’m hoping my last two and a half months of New York cafe visits haven’t confused or mislead too many folks. I was only there for about a week and still happily reside in the East Bay. […]

No More Hard Times in New York Town

A few years ago, I may have been excited about a trip to New York, but it wouldn’t have been for the coffee. I (along with many others) have long lamented New York’s lack of good coffee, especially for a city of its size, density and culinary reputation.  Nature abhors a vacuum, however, and […]