The new is simply the past, tweaked. Mexico is made up of a rich weave of cultures — Indigenous, Spanish, French, and American — and some of its traditions have survived and evolved through millennia. Mexico City is the great collector of these cultures. Here, they arrive from the States and Pueblos to be transformed into something new. Bold thinking is brought to the old ways in food, drink, design, and art. The younger Mexican generation, with both its forward-thinking global perspective and interest in country’s past riches, is rediscovering, recuperating, and reshaping the traditions that have come before it.
Coffee shop, coffee roaster, and… architecture studio? It’s all in a day’s work for coffee-loving architect Ole Marius Skjærseth, whose combination of work and play has helped ignite a passionate coffee scene in one of Norway’s most beautiful cities.
Caravan is a familiar name in London’s speciality coffee scene, but the company that got its start as a restaurant is about to open a brand new culinary location in Bloomberg Arcade: Caravan City, described as a “multi-terraced all-day dining restaurant, coffee / cocktail bar, and flexible working and events space.”
Refinery High End Coffee Bar has been educating Berliners about just how good coffee can be since opening its doors in 2015, and the local community have embraced the shop and its concept to the extent that co-founders Tansel and Bora Ozbek have now expanded their business, opening Kreuzberg’s Refinery Specialty Coffee Store in July 2017. We spoke to Tansel about their exciting new venue.
Every month we bring you our collection of ‘Finds’, but this one is special: we’ve put Finds into our latest issue for the first time ever, and so this month we’re republishing that selection of Finds online. All photos and styling by us.
Colin Harmon — founder of Dublin’s renowned specialty coffee house 3fe — offers a helping hand in book form to all those currently working and operating within the specialty coffee industry, as well as those wishing to manage their own space.
For 3 years now, the allure of The London Coffee Festival has enticed caffeine-lovers everywhere. The festival is a celebration of the city’s vibrant coffee scene and gives roasters, product manufactures, baristas, and other industry professionals the opportunity to share their love and knowledge of the world’s favourite beverage.