02 Apr '13, 7pm

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Last week we published an original feature by Oliver Strand on the much-maligned “Specialty Coffee Restaurant Gap” . In it, Mr. Strand isolates two moments in coffee cultural time – the newly launched Tim Wendelboe coffee service at Noma , and Grub Street’s feature on Nespresso pod at 30% of Michelin star restaurants – both happening in the same week. “Point, counterpoint” he called it, but it turns out the dialectic is a bit more expansive than that. Several other well-known thinkers in the specialty coffee industry jumped into the fray, all citing Mr. Strand’s feature on Sprudge.com as a direct call to blogatorial action. Let’s dig in, shall we? First up was Kevin Knox , writing on his own Blogspot personal website “Coffee Contrarian” . Mr. Knox is a self-described “semi-retired” coffee expert, having served high-ranking stints at Starbucks and Allegro Coffee over the la...

Full article: http://sprudge.com/other-voices-other-dining-rooms.html

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