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"10 Minutes with..." Barista Magazine

“10 Minutes with…” Barista Magazine

So, no big deal or anything, The Table was recently featured on Barista Magazine‘s blog in their “10 Minutes with…” feature! I had a really great time doing it, and I just want to say “thanks” to Ken and Sarah for the amazing work they do and the investment of time and resources that they...
Holiday Coffee

Holiday Coffee

The holiday season is, once again, nigh upon us. This is that special time of year when roasters all over the world gauge the flavor profile of the season and concoct a roast of beans that is designed specifically to match the flavors consumers look for this time of year. Over the next few weeks,...
The Table Seeks 2013 Holiday Coffee Submissions

The Table Seeks 2013 Holiday Coffee Submissions

Calling all specialty coffee roasters! Will you be roasting a special holiday coffee this this year? The Table wants to try it! The magical holiday season is quickly approaching and The Table is putting out an open invitation for holiday roast submissions. As is tradition here at the Table, December will be devoted to holiday...
Strange Matter Coffee Company Rolling into Lansing Soon

Strange Matter Coffee Company Rolling into Lansing Soon

This is a guest post by Cara Nader, of Strange Matter Coffee Company. If you are interested in writing guest articles for the Table, feel free to contact me. The people of mid-Michigan deserve delicious high quality coffee and Strange Matter Coffee Co. wants to delivery it directly to them. Introducing the first multi-roaster coffee truck in...
Populace Coffee Presents #CoffeeOnFilm, Social Media Video Contest

Populace Coffee Presents #CoffeeOnFilm, Social Media Video Contest

Utilizing social media platforms Twitter, Instagram, Vine or YouTube, Populace Coffee is giving you the chance to win a 1 year, 6 month, or 3 month Populace Coffee subscription, Able Brewing Stainless Steel Kone Filters, Aerobie Aeropresses, and a Baratza Encore Grinder simply by making a 15 second (or less) video. Starting August 26 Populace Coffee is starting one...
Counter Culture Coffee Cuppers Challenge!

Counter Culture Coffee Cuppers Challenge!

Tomorrow night I’ll be competing in the Counter Culture Coffee Cuppers Challenge – or, as I’m referring to it, “C5″ – at the Chicago CCC Training Center on Lake and Ada at 7pm. From their website: In the next few weeks, Counter Culture will roll out our 2013 Cup Tasters Challenge with events at Training...
New Series: #IndianaBeans

New Series: #IndianaBeans

Last week I received a package in the mail from Ideal Brew, an up-and-coming coffee subscription service based in Indianapolis, which contained three sample-sized pouches of beans from Indianapolis. I was ecstatic. Not just because this company thought of me to be one of their coffee review ambassadors (I understand my good friend, Mike Crimmins...
Sprudge.com's "Kenya Dig It" Recap

Sprudge.com’s “Kenya Dig It” Recap

This is a guest post by Greg Albright. If you are interested in writing guest articles for the Table, feel free to contact me. Last Thursday (10/26/12), Intelligentsia’s newest Chicago location hosted “coffee news and frothy gossip” outlet Sprudge’s sixth cupping party, “Kenya Dig It”. Cupping is the coffee industry’s practice of evaluating numerous coffees...

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