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Maddies Mud and Flying Goat Coffee

Every Thursday and Sunday in San Rafael, California, Maddies Mud serves up sweet, smooth espresso drinks at the farmer’s market near the Marin Civic Center.     Carlos Silva, the owner of Maddie’s Mud always greets everyone with a smiling … Continue reading

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Coffee People and their Machines

Lately I’ve been noticing some ingenuity in coffee making machinery.   One of the more interesting is the Steampunk Coffee Machine by Alpha Dominche.   It uses a siphon brewing method.   My experience with siphon brewed coffee is, that … Continue reading

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Iced Coffee at the Farmer’s Market

I recently visited a farmer’s market in the town of Belmont, California and came across a booth selling iced coffee.   Not just iced coffee, but “infusions”.    Normally I’m not a fan of “flavored” coffee, because  I am a … Continue reading

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Just Say Yes to Crack

First crack, and second crack refer audible cues in coffee roasting.  It can sound like popcorn popping.   Sweet Maria’s in Oakland, California  has a great video about what the coffee looks like at first and second crack here :  … Continue reading

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Coffee Culture from Sacramento, California

The coffee trail has taken me from Sydney, Australia, to Santa Cruz, California for the Southwest Regional Barista Competition, thus far.  I was introduced to Temple Coffee, Verve Roasters, and Chocolate Fish Coffee at the competition.  Temple Coffee had a … Continue reading

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Author Resource: Dean Caporella is a professional broadcaster and by his own admission; a semi coffee addict. Reblog from: FX777 CoffeeWorld | Fernando Lachica   <||> Okay, coffee isn’t what it used to be. Drinking…

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Thanks to Ramon Alivio of San Jose, CA for this share.  This came early this morning Saturday. One of many do it yourself “Espresso” machines for your car. Yes your car! At least the…

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