Good coffee is hard to find. I'm on a mission to make it easier. I started in Korea, moved to Sweden, and now I'm in New York, hunting for the best, and sharing the journey with you here. Send me a tip, feel free to share your own experiences or questions in the comments, and above all, drink better coffee! :)

Posts tagged "reviews"
ROK Espresso Maker Hands-on Review

ROK Espresso Maker Hands-on Review

The ROK Espresso maker is probably better known by its previous name, the Presso. However, this isn’t just a simple re-branding; the new name also reflects a number of improvements and add-ons: The metal alloy has “35% higher tensile strength” (apparently some of the older ones were snapping) The arm links have been beefed up with...
Tonx Coffee - Bolivia Buena Vista Mill

Tonx Coffee – Bolivia Buena Vista Mill

I just signed up for Tonx Coffee’s subscription using their $10 off coupon and thought I should share my experience. The first shipment I received was a coffee from Bolivia’s Buena Vista Mill. The silver packaging is iconic, and hard to photograph. The written materials in the box walk a fine line between personable accessibility...
Coffee Gear Review: Soehnle Kitchen Scale

Coffee Gear Review: Soehnle Kitchen Scale

The trajectory (or descent?) into coffee madness usually starts with an experience at a quality focused cafe, which leads you to buy better beans, which sparks the realization that your home setup is inadequate, followed by the purchase of a better grinder and some kind of manual brewer. At this point you start to realize...
Taste Testing Coava's Aeropress Metal Filter

Taste Testing Coava’s Aeropress Metal Filter

Portland based Coava Coffee Roasters must be making a killing with their new metal Kone filter for Chemex, and Disk filter for the Aeropress. Both of them seem to be spreading around the world, judging by all the twitter reports and blog coverage. Last week I spent a morning over at Solde Kafferosteri with Dan...
Sama Tea Pot

Sama Tea Pot

When I got that big box of Intelligentsia coffee, I also got several ounces of tea to try out. I didn’t have a tea pot, so I started looking for something nice. I like the Bee House ceramic tea pots a lot, but I wanted a clear design that lets you see the color of...