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"Shut Up and Drink Your Coffee"

“Shut Up and Drink Your Coffee”

Tony Konecny didn’t ask for it, but I’m rushing to his defense. A couple weeks ago, the Tonx Coffee co-founder took to his company’s blog and wrote “a contrary view in the collective quest for the perfect cup” entitled “Brewing Perfection.” I really encourage you to read the piece for yourself, but, in summary, Konecny wrote...
ICYMI: June 29 - July 5

ICYMI: June 29 – July 5

In case you missed it, the Table once again celebrated Craft Coffee Week. This month Craft chose coffees from our friends at Kickapoo Coffee, Irving Farm Coffee Roasters, and Sightglass Coffee. ICYMI: JUNE 15 KICKAPOO COFFEE // ETHIOPIA YIRGACHEFFE REKO A good rule of thumb is “Leave it to Kickapoo Coffee to find some of...
ICYMI: June 15 - 28

ICYMI: June 15 – 28

In case you missed it, the Table was really, really, really busy over the past two weeks. While we took some time on Father’s Day to reflect on “why I drink coffee,” we quickly got back to work with reviews of PERC Coffee, Huckleberry Roasters, and Headstash Roasting Company. We even got a review of Foxy...
Flatlands Coffee Seeks Funding

Flatlands Coffee Seeks Funding

After being a barista at The Flying Joe, Ben Vollmar realized he wanted to own his own shop and pour coffee the rest of his life. A pivotal moment was when Ben experienced Intelligentsia’s Monadnock location and decided to take the high-end, quality-focused approach. Ever since, he has been diving as deep as possible into...
Why I Drink Coffee

Why I Drink Coffee

Every day my dear old dad wakes up early in the morning and sleepily shuffles his way to the front porch to fetch his morning newspaper, then proceeds to the kitchen, where he scoops out a few tablespoons of coffee grounds, dumps them into his automatic coffee maker, switches the machine on, and collapses into one of the...
ICYMI: June 8 - 14

ICYMI: June 8 – 14

In case you missed it, the Table saw some really familiar faces with the Aricha and Kochere, both of which are from Ethiopia and both of which have made more than five appearances! However, these two coffees came from a roaster who made its official debut— Roseline Coffee Roasters, from the City of Roses, Portland, Oregon. Dear...
ICYMI: May 25 - June 7

ICYMI: May 25 – June 7

In case you missed it, the Table celebrated another Craft Coffee week with coffees from PT’s Coffee Roasting Company, Kickapoo Coffee, and FourBarrel Coffee in this month’s box; we also got some really incredible coffees from Michigan’s Populace Coffee. Dear Reader—this is the week that was. ICYMI: MAY 26 FOURBARREL COFFEE // RWANDA MUSABIYMANA I’ve had some...
ICYMI: May 11 - 25

ICYMI: May 11 – 25

In case you missed it (and I’m sure you did, because the Table missed a whole week too), the Table tried a whole lot of coffees from the likes of Intelligentsia, Tony’s Coffee, FourBarrel Coffee, and the aptly named Compelling and Rich Coffee. Dear Reader, you heard it here first, this is the week that was....