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Interviews with experts.

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Every Coffee Needs a Beautiful Cup

Dec. 6, 2017 - Story by Blue Bottle Staff

In the studio with Yumiko Iihoshi

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Designing Our World Trade Center Cafe

Sep. 15, 2017 - Story by Blue Bottle Staff

A place of memory and refuge

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Flowers of Blue Bottle

May. 26, 2017 - Story by Blue Bottle Staff

The florists who make our cafes beautiful

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Celebrating Two Years in Tokyo

May. 22, 2017 - Story by Blue Bottle Staff

Blue Bottle finds a place in Japan's famed coffee culture

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Do You Need a Scale to Make Coffee?

Feb. 27, 2017 - Story by Blue Bottle Staff

QC Specialist Kelly Sanchez says—for a consistently better cup of coffee—the answer is yes

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Brewing with AeroPress: Pro-Tips from Kelly Sanchez

Dec. 30, 2016 - Story by Blue Bottle Staff

One thing we learned? AeroPress and Perfectly Ground make a great team.

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One Day with Our Green Coffee Coordinator

Aug. 29, 2016 - Story by Blue Bottle Staff

It's part of our mission at Blue Bottle Coffee to cup every sample we receive. It’s the job of Carly Getz, our Green Coffee Coordinator, to help us make sure we do.

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At Home with Joe Pugliese and Claressinka Anderson

Jul. 18, 2016 - Story by Blue Bottle Staff

A curator and a photographer, at home with Blue Bottle Coffee in Santa Monica.

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At Home with Carissa Potter & Leah Rosenberg

May. 9, 2016

On a sunny Tuesday morning, printmaker Carissa Potter and painter-baker Leah Rosenberg get together in Carissa’s Oakland kitchen and studio to discuss their creative collaboration This, That, & Hours in the Sun.

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Our Journey to Road-Trip Ready Cold Brew

Mar. 14, 2016

Sometimes, we need to go down roads no one else will. And if you can do it with an iced coffee in hand, even better.

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An Impromptu Visit with Aida Batlle, Coffee Phenom

Dec. 23, 2015 - Story by Blue Bottle Staff

World-famous coffee producer Aida Batlle stops by for a visit at our W.C. Morse cafe in Oakland.

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Ketiara Calling

May. 14, 2014 - Story by ryan brown

Ryan talks to Blue Bottle coffee buyer Stephen Vick about his trip to the Ketiara Cooperative and the challenges and opportunities of Sumatra.

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Drip The Film

Mar. 11, 2014 - Story by Tony Konecny

Tony talks to a filmmaker working on a documentary about the strange world of competitive baristas.

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Coffee, the Marriage Saver

Feb. 18, 2014 - Story by ryan brown

​Ecuador is often overlooked, but it has the land and varieties to produce exceptional quality coffee, and Ena Galletti is in the middle of it.

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Coffee Is a Vitamin

Feb. 13, 2014 - Story by Derek Powazek

We chatted with R. Stevens, the man behind long-running comic Diesel Sweeties, to talk about his new book, his top three best cups of coffee, and why even a bad cup of joe deserves some respect.

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