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A Halloween Special: The Haunted Cappuccino

“Is that really your name? Raffi?”

Rafael looked up from the espresso pouring into a shot glass and into the tight smirk of a face he’d seen before. He’d only been working as a barista at the coffeehouse for a few days, but the customer had been in several times, a regular.

2 months ago

Kenyan Coffee, Gifts from the Owner of Snow

Mt. Kenya was a ghost ship on the horizon, its existence only rumored among Europeans for decades. Although it seems …

4 months ago

From the Valley of the Moon to Prices Over the Moon, Panama Coffee has Come a Long Way

In the 1884 edition of Coffee: From Plantation to Cup, Francis Thurber writes “Recently some 70,000 trees have been planted in the Chiriquí district, in the state of Panama, and this marks the beginning of the enterprise in that state.” The word Chiriquí has indigenous origins and means “valley of the moon.”

4 months ago