Tag Archives: espresso

Nuova Simonelli Work

I’ve got to post. I keep saying tomorrow and now my [Sciral](http://www.sciral.com/consistency/) is deep in red. I don’t like being deep in red, so lets start something. I’ve decided to modify my espresso machine and to a _light_ extent at this time my grinder. Welcome to the innards of a Nuova Simonelli Oscar. The Sirai […]

Read More

New York, Espresso, Eats, et al

I’ve been absent, lost in New York. No not really, it was Robin’s 27th birthday and we were there for her grandmothers 85th. This was our best trip to New York yet. While we hammed it up on Long Island (Hicksville) with the family half the time, the other half was spent travelling for good […]

Read More

SERBC 2005

  This weekend Robin and I traveled to Chapel Hill for the finals in the South Eastern Barista Competition. We arrived about 11:30a, enough time to say hello to friends and colleagues before the two hour competitive marathon. Peter, Daryn, Tim, Cindy, and many more faces from [CCC](http://www.counterculturecoffee.com “Counter Culture Coffee”) working hard to pull […]

Read More

Zen and the way of Latte Art

I’ve been hacking at this for almost seven months and here’s what I’ve got to show for it. It all happens in a matter of two or three heartbeats, and there are no do-overs. I wish I could get across how much fun this is, it’s a scientific art. It’s something we should teach in […]

Read More

Blah Blah Blah..

Oye Vey.. Thats a rather approximate summation of the events of late. Not quite good at penning short hand so this long ranting will have to do. In the housing market you deal with subjectivity. Subjectivity which can work for or against you. Subjectivity built upon human rational crossed with math of the moment. To […]

Read More