13 signs you’re in a coffee place that doesn’t give a damn

(Yes, it’s a riff off of this piece. Because sadly, you’ve all been here.) 1. The lone barista/employee doesn’t look up when you come in. For at least 30 seconds. Even though you’re the only one in the place. And the bell on the entry jingled. They’re too busy closing up for the day an […]

As a followup to Christmas, I thought I’d post a few pictures from our excursion to the Dogwood Roasterie in Minneapolis last April. Not only did they have the Toarco just sitting around in a carafe, but we got to play around on their fabulous four-group Nuova Simonelli there are some perks to having a […]

CHRISTMAS! Picked up some Neon Espresso and a Toarco AA from Sulawesi, Indonesia from Dogwood Coffee (Minneapolis) omgomgomg it finally arrived, said all coffee geeks who buy online ever — the Toarco had been featured in May’s Craft Coffee box, and it is positively outstanding! I see much espresso in my future three days off. […]