Monthly Archives: February 2012

cappuccino? More like NERBC recap…puccino

Despite going to watch the NERBC last year, preparing with a really great trainer (thanks Soeder Pop), working on a 6 night a week training schedule with the best ever training partner (Daria!), feeling very comfortable with the rules of … Continue reading

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Journey to NERBC

Daria and I are finally on our way to New York for the NorthEast Regional Barista Competition. We decided to splurge on train tickets and cab fare (too much to carry by T / Chinatown bus). Daria instagrammed this picture … Continue reading

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Boston TNT action at render

So Chuck of Render won the Boston TNT again, which means no one else has ever won. I feel about as good as I could about being taking out in the first round considering it was against reigning champ / … Continue reading

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“this is an awesome place you have here” part one

NOTE/WARNING: this post is almost not about coffee Some kids came into ERC BU recently while I was working a bar shift. We serve a lot of college students at that location, but these kids were younger teens, and kind … Continue reading

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cup everything

So, I’ve been Preparing for the North East Regional Barista Competition (NERBC), which is getting supaclose. Lately, this means trying to get a recipe down for my signature beverage. I know basically what I want to do, but it’s still … Continue reading

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my take on the latte art question: latte art as milk diagnostics

I recently wrote a post about latte art for a beverage blog I regularly contribute to. It was meant to be a basic description of how latte art is poured, and a general introduction to what I just now decided … Continue reading

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