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In search of the perfect coffee

Published April 22, 2015

Here's my plan: buy a pound of whole bean coffee, brew a pot, sample the wares, and let my taste buds be the judge, jury, and executioner -- then buy in bulk when the flavor hits on all cylinders. This venture might take a while. I'm really in no hurry. I'm already a decade-plus in. This is a case of the destination being much more than simply the sum of all its parts.


What it's like to be tasteless

Published April 6, 2015

There is little, I've decided, more cruel than losing one's ability to enjoy the flavors of food.


A new face perks up the local coffee scene

Published April 4, 2015

TJ Sizemore loves coffee and those with the same passion might want to keep an eye on this up-and-coming java junkie. He is the co-organizer of the Milwaukee Coffee Festival and plans to soon open a retail coffee store.


Ordering up a venti coffee and some forced race conversation at Starbucks

Published March 24, 2015

I went to Starbucks the other day to see if they would ask me about race - testing out the company's much reported and quickly cancelled new program where baristas are supposed to strike up conversations about race with customers - and ended up mortifying my 9-year-old kid.

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McCafe: Made to Order?

I am a huge fan of specialty coffees. I'm such a fanatic that I even worked as a barista at a coffee shop in England while studying abroad. Now that I have a grown-up job, my morning ritual includes stopping by a Starbucks, Alterra or other local coffee shop for an iced coffee, mocha or some sort...

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