Home Brew Workshop: This Sunday!
Join us as we discuss the different variables that go into making great coffee at home. 11am, Sunday, April 17, 2022 We partnered up with Home Brew Coffee Consulting and Spectrum Coffee Roasters (some of my underground favs) to create a small event where we will learn all about how to make impressive coffee at…
Roastery Tour: East One
Join us on a coffee roaster tour at East One Coffee in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn. 10am, Saturday, February 5 This is a free event, but please bring a few bucks to tip the barista staff. We will taste coffees, see coffee roasted and learn more about how coffee roasters make decisions that influence the flavors…
Holiday Grand Central Coffee Tour
Saturday, December 18, 2021 10am Start: Black Fox Coffee Join me as I take you through three great local roasters inside or next door to Grand Central terminal. We will learn all about what makes third wave coffee different (think wine tasting) as we sip samples of black coffee at each and I expound upon…
New Self-Guided Coffee Tour: Flatiron District
People often ask me… what’s your favorite coffee shop? In truth, I have a favorite coffee neighborhood: The Flatiron District. Recently I was inspired by history I had read of the neighborhood and I put together a history and coffee tour of the Flatiron District with audio files, a map and lots of coffee shop…
Everything You Wanted to Know About Espresso But Were Afraid to Ask
Join me and Home Brew Coffee Consulting as we delve into all things Espresso with Spectrum Coffee. This Sunday, June 26, 2022 at Lower Quality in Long Island City, for two sessions 11am and 1pm, Sam and Gino will be upping out Espresso Geek Game. If you’ve ever had any curiosity about what exactly goes…
East Village Cold Brew Coffee Tour!
10am, Saturday, June 18th, 2022 Join us for a cold brew tour of the East Village. We will stop at three shops, have a taste of cold brew at each spot and discuss all things that make cold brew special. RSVP here on Meetup. Cost $3 (to cover tips for the baristas).
Finding the Best Coffee Shops While Traveling
Of course, best case scenario, you hire some one like me to take you on a coffee tour when you are visiting a city. We know the ins and outs; we can tell you the little bits of info that make a coffee shop the best coffee shop in NYC or wherever you are visiting.…
Best Coffee Shops in New York City
The number one question I get on a coffee tour: what’s your favorite coffee in New York? Answer: depends. But nobody once to hear a depends answer. Sometimes I’ll say, depends on the neighborhood. After all, New York City isn’t really one city as much as it is a collection of small towns, people’s neighborhoods.…
Soho Coffee Tour
10am, Sunday, March 13, 2022 Nothing says spring like a Sunday walk in Soho. Join us as we hit three of my favorite shops in the neighborhood and taste some coffee. I’ll provide cupping tips and some history of the shops. RSVP via Meetup here.
Coffee History of NYC: Guest Lecture at Coffee Project NY’s Academy
I’m so excited to be a guest lecturer at Coffee Project NY’s new SCAA coffee training center called The Academy. Join me this Sunday, February 2 from 10:30-12 to taste some delicious coffee and learn about NYC’s unique role in coffee history. Specialty coffee has definitely arrived in New York City. Shiny espresso machinesand pour-overs…