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Contemplations

In the summer of 2014 I visited San Marino, a small country on a mountain that is landlocked by Italy. “The Most Serene Republic of San Marino” as it is officially named. It has been mostly serene throughout history, apart from one specific day in June of 1944. My grandmother, Nonna Maria, was eleven years […]

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Fast Facts about Third-Wave Coffee

Fast Facts about Third-Wave Coffee

Third-wave coffee shares this era with third-wave feminism: both 90’s babies, reacting and building upon the accomplishments of their second-wave parents. Third-wave coffee takes an artisanal interest in the quality and origin of beans, from farming to filling your cup. It’s a craft akin to winemaking or brewing. As a barista of four years, I’ve […]

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