You might might say 2015 has been the year of Revelator. Technically, the Birmingham-based company opened their first café at the end of 2014, but in a span of less than 12 months Revelator Coffee has opened five cafes in as many cities- with a sixth one on the way. We’ve long considered Nashville the South’s coffee capital, so we weren’t surprised that Revelator picked Music City as the site of their fifth café….
Archives for November 2015
Among my home baker friends, there is no kitchen appliance more coveted than a KitchenAid Mixer. With ten speeds and planetary rotation, a KitchenAid Mixer has features normally only found on industrial mixers. Throw in a copy of Tartine Bread and a good starter and you’ve got a decent loaf going.
When we learned that KitchenAid was launching a new line of coffee makers, we were intrigued. Normally, we’re skeptical when big appliance companies try to break into the specialty coffee market, but given KitchenAids’s stellar reputation, we had high hopes when KitchenAid offered to send us their Siphon Coffee Brewer to review….
If someone walked into your kitchen right now, how clean would it be on a scale of one to ten? As of this writing, my own kitchen is a six. A couple hours ago it was a four and before I go to bed I’ll try to get it to an eight. So it gets messy sometimes, but if you asked me about it I would be comfortable describing my kitchen generally as “clean” or even “really clean.”
I think the fluctuating cleanliness of my kitchen serves as an apt metaphor for the experience of visiting a far-away coffee shop. There are plenty of shops that are good, or even really good, on the balance that still can’t lay a claim to consistency. So, if you’re visiting a new shop (even one that is highly recommended by locals) there is a chance you’ll be less than impressed with your one-off visit. That’s why there is something special about Caffe Streets,…
Your barista has a secret they don’t want to tell you. After a grueling work week, making coffee is the last thing they want to do on their day off. Most baristas dream of being able to sleep in and lazily push a button to get that oh-so-needed morning cup. And if money was no object they would have one coffee maker: the Wilfa Precision Coffee Maker.
The Wilfa Precision Coffee Maker has an impressive pedigree. …
Are you tired of coffee stains on everything you own? Lucky for you there is a miracle substance known to every coffee professional worth their ‘spro and its name is Cafiza. No, unfortunately for us, this isn’t a sponsored post. It’s just the culmination of a multi-year love affair between an obsessive barista and the best cleaning supply on the market. In fact, we’ve identified no less than nine reasons you need some Cafiza in your life.
1. Cafiza will remove any and all coffee stains
This patented blend of sodium percarbonate is specially formulated to obliterate coffee stains. We’re fairly certain it could dissolve a whole coffee bean given enough time.
2. Your thermos wasn’t that color when you bought it
You might think the inside of your stainless …