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Four Coffee

I’ve visited Four Coffee a number of times over the past year or two. It is a small coffee shop / coffee roaster. The roasting arm can be found under Fourtillfour, the parent company which also has a Porsche club. Every first Saturday, they host a monthly meeting of vintage Porsches. They all find a

From Arizona to Colombia: What’s it like to be a coffee farmer?

I had a chance to ask Tim Cummings & Ana Monsalve a few questions about their experience farming coffee in Colombia. Tim is an Arizona native, and moved to Colombia and now grows coffee.  What’s a typical day as a coffee farmer? That’s a good question with many answers.  It really depends on if it’s

Roadrunner Coffee in Tucson

I received an email from Darren Mills. He is the new owner of Roadrunner Coffee Co. in Tucson. He wrote in to share what’s new, saying: Honestly, just about everything has been improved! New ownership has been there 10 months. To name a few changes: We have re-branded, partnered with a local coffee roaster who

Amped Coffee

Last weekend our family was driving north up to Flagstaff and we got delayed due to an accident on the I-17. We backtracked to a new coffee place in Anthem called Amped Coffee. Amped Coffee is new, only opening about a month ago. They feature coffee beverages, and also meeting spaces, and a stage for

Bulletproof Coffee

So I have been doing the Keto diet now for over a year. If you are not familiar with it, it’s another one of those low-carb diets but in this case you focus on high fat foods. One of the things I’ve learned to love is bulletproof coffee. Now I understand some company has trademarked

Cappuccino from Tempe Public Market Cafe

On Saturday, our family hopped in the car and made the trek to the brand new Tempe Pubic Market Cafe. We tried the coffee, and the food. Both were great. The cappuccino was really good, and my wife had the almond milk mocha which I tried as well. They are serving coffee from Presta Coffee.

Cartel Coffee Lab in Phoenix

Cartel’s downtown location is currently closed for renovation, but here’s a little review I wrote up recently and wanted to share. The first thing you’ll notice when you arrive at Cartel’s downtown location is that there’s a huge red chandelier hanging really low. So low, in fact, that it is almost touching the floor. Around