Archive | February, 2011

Cup of Excellence tasting at Origin

The Cup of Excellence is referred to as the Oscars of coffee and it was at a tasting hosted by Origin on Tuesday that we were introduced to a few of the competition’s stars. Founded in 1999, the Cup of Excellence is a highly prestigious competition that aims to recognise and reward the very best […]

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The Tin Lizzie of roasters.

If there were such a thing as old school roaster porn, this would be it. Built by The Emmericher Maschinenfabrik & EisengieBerei Company, who later changed their name to Probat, this beauty can be found at Colombo Tea & Coffee Co. in Durbs. The gigantic coal-fired roaster dates pre-WWI and gives a taste of how […]

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Cool Coffee Cups

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George Kinpanza-Tanfuri

George has to be one of the friendliest baristas I have ever met. He works his magic at The Power & The Glory and his flat whites and iced coffees are second to none. Trained at the Origin Barista School, George has been involved in coffee for the past two years, working at a number […]

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The Power & The Glory

There isn’t a lot that I need to tell you about this place because by now you should be a part of the furniture. If you haven’t been to The Power & The Glory then you should know that they are serving the Deluxe house blend and offer a handful of bites, vintage decor and […]

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Ol’ Blue Eyes sings The Coffee Song.

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Vovo Telo

Freshly baked bread and freshly brewed coffee – can you think of anything better? Add a splash of contemporary design, a touch of French tradition, wooden tables varying in size, a mound of stone-ground flour bags and you have Vovo Telo. Nestled in a corner of Milpark’s 44 Stanley, Vovo Telo is the youngest sibling […]

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