News from the Drinking Man

by | Wednesday, September 26, 2012 |

Dear Friends, Greetings from Seattle! If we went just by the numbers, (y)our lil’ coffee company recently doubled in size. We went from one store to two, from ten fine coffee companions to twenty. As some of you know, we opened Ballard Coffee Works earlier this year. While opening our second store...

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A cafe is sort of like an apple disguised as a lemon

by | Wednesday, September 26, 2012 |

One more than arbitrary day not long ago I finally got put on the “Quote of the Day” board. For the longest time I’d thought of things to say that might be considered [by the old keepers of the board] worthy of such a profound space shared by the likes of Einstein, Eastwood and Estrel (Eric, that...

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What’s in a $100 per pound coffee?

by | Friday, February 10, 2012 |

After seeing Andrew Zimmern from The Travel Channel’s Bizarre Foods Show at our Slow Bar (click on Andrew’s picture to see the original clip), King 5 reporter Jesse Jones wanted to test whether a $100/lb Cup of Excellence coffee is worth the price. We spent a couple of hours with him to find out....

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