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CTA Coffee Map 2.0

CTA Coffee Map 2.0

Last month I followed the popular trend of public transit maps which denote area culinary hotspots/bars/cafes and created the CTA Coffee Map. I was particularly inspired by an NYC subway coffee map that appeared on Gizmodo. I knew when I posted it that the map wasn’t complete, so I asked for your suggestions and recommendations....
ICYMI: April 06 - April 12

ICYMI: April 06 – April 12

In case you missed it, the Table kicked off the week by wrapping up its series of Passion House reviews and spent the rest of the week digging into the contents of the latest Craft Coffee box, sampling coffees from Revel Coffee Roasters, Kuma Coffee, and PT’s Coffee Roasting Company. Dear Reader, you heard it...
ICYMI: MARCH 30 - APRIL 5

ICYMI: MARCH 30 – APRIL 5

  In case you missed it, the Table had an extremely busy week with reviews of Novel Coffee Roasters and Passion House Coffee Roasters; we gave away some discounted tickets for the 2014 Chicago Coffee Con; we uncovered the awful truth of K-Cup convenience; and controversy erupted as we reported on a story of a...
Writer's Block at Chicago Coffee Con 2014

Writer’s Block at Chicago Coffee Con 2014

It is with great pleasure and a whole lot of excitement that the Table announces that I, Drew Moody, will be participating in a round table discussion called “Writer’s Block—a Coffee Bloggers and Authors’ Round Table” at the 2014 Chicago Coffee Con! Kevin  Sinnott (of Coffee Companion), Nick Brown (of Daily Coffee News), and I will be...
K-Cups Are No Laughing Matter

K-Cups Are No Laughing Matter

For the past couple of April Fools Days, I’ve posted a phony positive review of a Green Mountain K-Cup, but after reading a recent article about the financial and environmental impacts of the K-Cup, I decided that they are no laughing matter. I, of course, used to be of the opinion “if you like K-Cups, whatever—enjoy...
#ICYMI: March 23 - March 29

#ICYMI: March 23 – March 29

In case you missed it, Africa took over the Table this week with reviews of a Kenya and a Burundi from Halfwit Coffee Roasters. London’s own Square Mile Coffee finally made its debut here at the Table with a Burundi of their own. Then we showcased an uplifting story that comes out of an area...
Latte Art Saves Lives: Benefiting Victims of the Oso Mudslide

Latte Art Saves Lives: Benefiting Victims of the Oso Mudslide

Oso Mudslide On Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 10:37 a.m. local time, a major landslide occurred near Oso, Washington, when a portion of a hillside collapsed, sending mud and debris across the North Fork of the Stillaguamish River. As of March 27, 2014, 25 people are confirmed dead and 90 are reported missing or unaccounted for as a result...
Women in Coffee, Part Two: Industry

Women in Coffee, Part Two: Industry

In celebration of International Women’s Month, I want to pay homage to several women and organizations who are furthering both the coffee cause, and the empowerment of women. Without their hands, without their hard work and effort, the coffee industry would be in a much worse place – coffee lovers everywhere owe a massive dedicate...

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