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…

Cup of Truth

Q: We are led to believe that you have found ‘the truth’. Tell me about it? A: I don’t have to – you can’t make me.

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.

Duchess Of Spotswood

Dear hospitality people, why hath thou forsaken the west? Espresso Melbourne recently decided to go west (this is not a euphemism) in search of the area’s best cafes. It’s fair to say we…

Market Lane Coffee

What drives people is something that fascinates me. What drives Rupert Murdoch, at the age of 79, to maintain his epic workload, when most of us would prefer a cup of herbal tea…

Fair Foodstore
6 August, 2014 · Liv Fin · No Comments

Fair Foodstore

Fair Foodstore is a welcome ray of sunlight in a coffee-barren neighbourhood. Perched on the corner of Church and Somerset Streets, the small space’s simplistic design – bright, light-filled, airy and spacious – makes…

Café Kitsuné Paris
20 August, 2014 · 0 Comments · Mother

Café Kitsuné Paris

Situated at the heart of the Palais Royal gardens in Paris, Café Kitsuné has been welcoming many curious strollers with its authentic coffee making and its delicious treats! With the seasonal heat, this…

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
6 August, 2014 · 0 Comments · Mother

Life & Thyme Presents Handsome Coffee Roasters

Any discussion of the Los Angeles coffee scene would be incomplete without a mention of Handsome Roasters, the stalwart of the arts district that prides itself on being simple, warm, and accessible. Founded…

30 May, 2014 · 0 Comments · Mother

The Ultimate Cup of Coffee

Taylors coffee hunter Dom Dwight travels the globe in an attempt to make the ultimate cup of coffee.

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…

  • Life & Thyme Presents Handsome Coffee Roasters
  • The Ultimate Cup of Coffee
  • 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

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