Place Holder

Place Holder kindly opened so close to the front door of my workplace that it’s pretty much the same distance from my desk as the kitchenette’s coffee machine, with the added benefits of…

Top Paddock

Congregating for coffee is integral to the Melbourne culture. We all have our favourite local and I know more than a few people who have a list of cafés they ‘must visit’. So…

Code Black Coffee

Code Black’s Coffee Factory Setting the scene: It is black… very, very black. Imagine a big black factory. Imagine even the sign of that factory to be black. As you enter it feels…

School of 7 Bells

Ms Bells has shown a keen desire to demonstrate all her skills in every aspect of the curriculum, although can be a tad cheeky in class. Students had the opportunity to experiment

Patricia Coffee Brewers

Sometimes when I sit down to write about a cafe I really like, I worry that I’m not going to be able to contain myself and the whole thing is just going to…

Batch

Batch is my local. During the six or so years that it’s been open, I’ve visited more days than not, thanks to the fact that it’s a short stroll from my home but more importantly beacuse the coffee is quite frankly awesome.

Dead Man Espresso

No doubt you know the feeling: everybody is raving about a film, telling you it’s the best thing ever and you MUST see it. And the whole time you’re wishing people would stop…

Tomboy
21 March, 2014 · Liv Fin · No Comments

Tomboy

One morning, struck down with a killer cold, I phoned my boyfriend to come collect me from work (having heroically/idiotically 86ed myself to the office only to be promptly sent home). ‘I’m sick…I…

Kitsuné New Faces
28 February, 2014 · 0 Comments · Mother

Kitsuné New Faces

Kitsuné presents its new compilation Kitsuné New Faces out February 24! Get the minimix by Jerry Bouthier now! Tracklist: 1) Antimatter People “Mossy Grounds” 2) Gallant “Sirens” 3) Lxury “Never Love” 4) Solomon…

Caffe Vita, New York City
9 April, 2014 · 0 Comments · Liam Cullinane

Caffe Vita, New York City

A quaint little space and a chilled NYC vibe, makes this Seattle based company a hit! We stumbled along Vita, while looking for a hearty Soho Sunday breakfast. This place took us by…

Coffee Video
28 September, 2013 · 0 Comments · Mother

Caffeination Episode 6 – Boulder

In this episode, the Caffeination Road Trip takes The Pancake Epidemic to Boulder, CO. Brandon visits hippies, scientists, and innovators at Ozo Coffee, Boxcar Coffee Roasters, and Dragonfly Coffee Roasters. #CAFFEINATION Created by:…

28 September, 2013 · 0 Comments · Mother

Caffeination Episode 5 – The Great Old West

The fifth stop on the Caffeination Road Trip takes The Pancake Epidemic through Missoula, MT, Idaho Falls, ID, and Cheyenne, WY. Brandon visits the only roasters in each of these towns, and gets…

15 September, 2013 · 0 Comments · Mother

Caffeination Episode 4 – Spokane

The fourth stop on the Caffeination Road Trip brings The Pancake Epidemic to Spokane, WA! Brandon visits an old pro at Tom Sawyer’s Country Coffee Company, a stockbroker turned coffee roaster at Waverly’s…

14 September, 2013 · 0 Comments · Mother

Caffeination Episode 3 – Seattle

The third stop on the Caffeination Road Trip brings The Pancake Epidemic to Seattle, WA! Brandon visits the distribution headquarters of La Marzocco, a leading brand of quality espresso machines, chats with one…

5 September, 2013 · 0 Comments · Mother

Caffeination Episode 2 – Portland

The second stop on the Caffeination Road Trip brings The Pancake Epidemic to Portland, one of the bicycle capitals of the world and home to tons of awesome coffee roasters! Brandon Davenport visits…

23 August, 2013 · 0 Comments · Mother

Caffeination Episode 1 – San Francisco

The first stop on the Caffeination Road Trip brings us to San Francisco, one of the biggest cities in the world for coffee. We visit Blue Bottle Coffee, Four Barrel Coffee, Sight Glass…

12 April, 2011 · 0 Comments · Mother

Buzzkill – The Movie

Meet Wes Davis, a 33-year old teacher and musician, two trades that rely heavily upon coffee consumption. On Valentine’s Day in 2010, he decided to break up with coffee and see if he…

20 March, 2011 · 0 Comments · Mother

Morning Coffee

Don’t try this at home! Even though there’s a cat in it. Check out more on Vimeo.

5 February, 2011 · 0 Comments · Mother

The Craft

A journey to the core of coffee!

19 July, 2010 · 0 Comments · Jerome

World Barista Champion Talks

The recently crowned World Barista Champion, Michael Phillips, talks about how he got into the business and his passion for coffee.

14 July, 2010 · 0 Comments · Gyros Souvlaki

How To Improve Your Plunger Coffee

Thanks to Square Mile Coffee Roasters in London for sharing a few tips on how to improve your plunger coffee. Turns out making a great cup of coffee with a plunger is pretty easy. You just need a decent grinder and the added precision that a set of scales offers. They even show you how to minimise the sludge. Nice!

8 July, 2010 · 0 Comments · Gyros Souvlaki

Movie: The Perfect Cappuccino

I thought starting a website dedicated to great cafes was a little obsessive, but you have to hand it to the Americans – they do obsession at an elite level. This a the trailer for a movie about one woman’s search for the perfect cappuccino.

7 July, 2010 · 0 Comments · Jerome

Auction Rooms Talks

A great mini documentary featuring Andrew Kelly of Auction Rooms in North Melbourne talking about specialty coffee and roasting.

9 June, 2010 · 0 Comments · Jerome

Intelligentsia – Syphon

The third and final video in the Intelligentsia series, how to make syphon coffee.

8 June, 2010 · 0 Comments · Jerome

Intelligentsia – Cappuccino

Another video from Intelligentsia in the U.S., this time showing how they go about making a great cappuccino.

7 June, 2010 · 0 Comments · Jerome

Intelligentsia – Espresso

This is a simple and useful video from one of the U.S.A’s best roasters, Intelligentsia. A barista from their Venice coffeebar shows us a few of the things they do to deliver the perfect espresso.

27 May, 2010 · 0 Comments · Jerome

Espresso On The Go, Go

Let’s face it, there are times when, as much as you’d kill for one, a short black is probably out of the question. Like on a camping trip for example. Or during a…

  • Caffeination Episode 6 – Boulder
  • Caffeination Episode 5 – The Great Old West
  • Caffeination Episode 4 – Spokane
  • Caffeination Episode 3 – Seattle
  • Caffeination Episode 2 – Portland
  • Caffeination Episode 1 – San Francisco
  • Buzzkill – The Movie
  • Morning Coffee
  • The Craft
  • World Barista Champion Talks
Caffeination Episode 6 – Boulder
28 September, 2013 · 0 Comments · Mother

Caffeination Episode 6 – Boulder

In this episode, the Caffeination Road Trip takes The Pancake Epidemic to Boulder, CO. Brandon visits hippies, scientists, and innovators at Ozo Coffee, Boxcar Coffee Roasters, and Dragonfly Coffee Roasters. #CAFFEINATION Created by:…

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