A taste of bass

Here’s just a little taste of the music we had yesterday. It was the first time we had a bass player in the store with a group, and it added a lot. Frank Fitch and Friends: Sorry for any inconvenience because we were closed today. We were all just dog tired and/or sick. But tomorrow, […]

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Nicaragua, New Year

Selva Negra coffee trees, shade trees, and workers housing I was in Nicaragua Jan. 4-13 to talk to American students there for J-term and to see coffee farms. For a while I stayed in the city of Leon; it has some wonderful churches, museums, and restaurants, but it was hot–97 F in the daytime. Then […]

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Benefiting the Hospital: A Gala Night

We served a lot of coffee at the bi-annual Chefs’ Celebration for Oxford’s McCullough-Hyde Hospital, November 7, 2015. We also served a fair amount of Bailey’s Irish Cream (not donated by us, but by Chris Hensey at Main St. Gourmet), which many who got coffee wanted in their cups. Well, it did taste good, and […]

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Back in the (local) news

Emily Tate of the Miami Student newspaper did this story recently on me and the store. She didn’t know much about coffee when she came in to talk, but she got everything right! Although “Man Behind the Mug” does sound a little strange . . . Ah, so what. Fall in now for great coffee.

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