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La Frida Collab with Fullsteam, Caravela Coffee Cupping at La Marzocco Cafe, Wonder Menu Launch!

Friday, as part of our Little Waves Coffee Roasters La Marzocco Cafe Residency in Seattle, we'll be collaborating with one of our key sourcing partners Caravela Coffee cupping coffees for flavor and discussing investing in the supply chain. The cupping begins at 10 am at the Seattle Center, La Marzocco Cafe in the KEXP Gathering Space. Details: After that, we have a couple of spots left for our hands-on signature beverage making session on a La Marzocco mini. Ever wanted help building a drink? texturing milk, pulling espresso? In the PNW? sign up for this session tomorrow. sign up here. Thanks to all the former Durhamites who are showing up at the residency! You're passion and welcome are making it all so...

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What does the La Marzocco roaster residency mean to us? What does it mean to be in the business of coffee? What are coffee houses for?

Want to know exactly what the residency is?   Read La Marzocco's release here. For residency events go here.   What does the La Marzocco Roaster Residency mean to us? "The La Marzocco roaster residency provides an opportunity for us to assess and share with the Seattle public, our selves and the greater world of coffee an essential view and experience of what we’ve been asserting since beginning in 2010 and the values and actions behind our business. We are making a professional argument about what is at the root of sourcing, treating, tasting, and sharing coffee itself and what the experience of the institution of the coffee house mean to us."     Our business is a two-part system. Cocoa Cinnamon...

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Roastery Rebrand and La Marzocco Roaster Residency in Seattle

In the spring of 2010, we fell in love. It was a moment, like in the movies. One day sooner one day later, our paths would have gone in different directions. An undeniable connection, a text message opened us to each other after six years of being friendly acquaintances. Six weeks later we were married. Then, six months later, with wide eyes, empty pockets, and illogical optimism we started our business in Areli's mother's kitchen in the mountains of North Carolina. That first text message, about buying notebooks to write down the translations we started doing together of Like Water for Chocolate and The Stranger, which opened the door from being friends to falling in love included the words “little waves...

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