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Oxford Coffee Co. at Kona Bistro

Kona Bistro, 31 W. High St. in Oxford, in case you don’t go past it regularly, will serve our Sumatran dark roast as part of their “Local Harvest Days” festival, Tuesday July 29 – Thursday July 31. So head on in to Kona for some fine food and excellent coffee. On a related note, in […]

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The Coffee Book: Another Great Review

Another great review for the coffee book; I just learned that the Library Journal selected it as one of the best reference books of 2013, in the food category. The journal featured 3 books in that category; ours was the only one on coffee. We sell the book in the store; RT will gladly sign […]

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Coffee and Health

We would like to make our site your one-stop center for information on coffee and health. Good news almost all over: the studies are piling up that show coffee, with a few reservations, is good for you. 3-4 cups of regular, filtered coffee a day — i.e., not French press, not espresso, not decaf — […]

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My favorite rug guys in Oxford

If you like “oriental” rugs at all, you have a treat waiting on Wed. July 2 10-2 at Oxford Coffee Co. I met some of these people in Istanbul in 2004, when I bought a hall runner from them. Then I bought another rug when they came through Oxford several years ago. (In my living […]

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A little more on China

Here is a photo from a good coffee shop/restaurant in Kunming, Yunnan. These girls mostly come from one remote mountain village. The owners, two Americans and a Japanese, have developed good relations with the people there. The owners visited the village to assure parents that they were treating the girls well. Indeed, these baristas get […]

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