Interviews

Pull up a Chair: a Conversation with Michael McSherry, of Grinderman Coffee

Pull up a Chair: a Conversation with Michael McSherry, of Grinderman Coffee

May is National Bike Month! To celebrate, A Table in the Corner of the Cafe is featuring a spattering of bicycle-related posts throughout the month. Chicago, where I’m from, has a very dense population of bicyclists and bicycle enthusiasts and this populace even spills over […]

Pull up a Chair: a Conversation with Michael Salvatore, of Heritage Bicycles General Store

Pull up a Chair: a Conversation with Michael Salvatore, of Heritage Bicycles General Store

Last week, A Table in the Corner of the Cafe, along with five other bloggers from the Chicago Blogger Network, was invited to cover the 2012 TimeOut Chicago Eat Out Awards. I was thrilled to accept this exclusive invitation, but I was also hesitant. I’m […]

Pull up a Chair: a Conversation with Samantha Albert and Corey Kingston, Authors of “Takk Explorations of Nordic Cafe Culture”

Pull up a Chair: a Conversation with Samantha Albert and Corey Kingston, Authors of “Takk Explorations of Nordic Cafe Culture”

Coffee is all about community. It’s about communication. It’s about conversation. It’s about discovering and experiencing. Nobody knows this better than the Swedes, the Danish, the Norwegians, the Finnish, the Icelandic – at least that’s the argument made by two young ladies who are in […]

Pull up a Chair: a Conversation with The Coffee Adventures

Pull up a Chair: a Conversation with The Coffee Adventures

Coffee is a communal beverage – the ultimate conversation starter. And there’s no more interesting of a coffee discussion that can be had than a blogger’s personal journey within the coffee industry. Today I welcome Jamie Ferguson, creator of The Coffee Adventures, to the Table […]

Aeropress Mania! Aeropess Recipes and Methods

Aeropress Mania! Aeropess Recipes and Methods

The Aerobie Aeropress is gripping the coffee industry and plunging it (pun totally intended) into a state of frenzy. It’s like the British Invasion all over again – first there was Beatlemania, now there’s Aeropress Mania. While there is a “proper” way to brew coffee […]